The documents below are available for use by persons in the state of Minnesota who are seeking third party custody of minor children in their care. These forms are informational only; in making these documents available the Center for Elder Justice and Policy does not warrant the accuracy or legal sufficiency of the instructions or forms and is not offering legal advice of any kind in connection with the documents. Persons who wish to use these forms in connection with a legal action to seek third pary custody are strongly encouraged to seek assistance from an attorney licensed to practice law in the state of Minnesota.

Instructions for Completing Third Party Custody Forms

Summons for Third-Party Custody

Admission of Service of Summons Petition for Third Party Custody

Affidavit of Non-Military Status

Petition for ThirdParty Custody

Order Granting Award of Third-Party Custody