Ryan, Brucker & Kalis, Ltd.

Andrew Kalis - Ryan & Brukcer, Ltd.

Andrew Kalis is a litigation attorney at Ryan & Brucker, Ltd.
Andrew was born and raised in rural southern Minnesota.  He attended his undergraduate studies at Minnesota State University, Mankato from 2000 through 2004, and attended the University of Minnesota Law School from 2004 through 2007.  Andrew was licensed to practice law in all Minnesota Courts in 2007, and was also licensed to practice in the Unite...d States District Court for the District of Minnesota in 2008. More

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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Ryan, Brucker & Kalis, Ltd.

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