Ryan, Brucker & Kalis, Ltd.

Ryan, Brucker & Kalis, Ltd.

Ryan, Brucker & Kalis, Ltd. is a law firm of recognized leadership. Our attorneys have outstanding training, extensive experience, and a dedication to achieving the best results for our clients.

I am the father of a child. I have never signed a recognition of parentage or other documents wherein I agreed that I am the father of my child, and there is no Court Order that states that I am the father of my child. What custody and parenting time rights do I have with my child?

Usually, the answer to this question is that you have no rights pertaining to your child.  If you are the father of a child, have not signed a recognition of parentage, and have not been adjudicated  to be the father of that child in a Court proceeding, then you likely have no legal rights to parent or spend time with your child.  This means that the mother of that child could deny you visitation and access to your own child.  Your time to file a recognition of parentage is limited, and if you do not fall within the timelines set forth in the applicable statutes, you may have to bring a paternity action to obtain legal rights to your child.

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How much does it cost to probate an estate?

The cost depends on the facts and circumstances of each probate estate. Some considerations include the cost of the burial or cremation; how many probate assets exist and whether there are any complicating factors such as family animosity, land owned solely by the deceased person in more than one state, expenses such as attorney’s fees, accounting services and appraisal costs, and court filing fees. Typically, all of these expenses must be paid from the probate assets before the remaining assets are distributed to the persons and/or entities named in the will, or to those entitled to receive the assets under the Minnesota probate code if there is no will.

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Ryan, Brucker & Kalis, Ltd.

  • 201 Minnesota Avenue North
  • Aitkin, MN 56431
  • Phone:  (218) 927-2136