This toolkit tells you about getting a custody, parenting time, and child support order. This toolkit is for you if you are not married to your children's other parent. If you are married and need a custody order, please visit the I Need a Divorce and I Have Children toolkit.
For general information about getting a custody order, read the Articles. Read the Common Questions if you have a specific question. If you want to file a complaint for custody, use the Forms link to prepare your forms. The Checklists below have step-by-step instructions for getting a custody order. Go to Courts & Agencies for information about the court or agency that will handle your case.