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If you are referred to Domestic Relations by the court for Mediation, and there is a history of Domestic Abuse in your relationship with the other parent, you may choose not to participate in mediation. During a custody and/or parenting time evaluation, you will be interviewed individually and need to have no contact with the other parent.
Definition of Domestic Abuse: MN Statute 518B.01
Exemption from Custody Mediation due to Domestic Abuse: MN Statute 518.619
If you have concerns about Domestic Abuse, you may contact:
Ramsey County Domestic Abuse Intake
Bridges to Safety - Services for victims of Domestic Violence in Ramsey County.
Room 140, Court House 15 West Kellogg Blvd Saint Paul MN 55102
Please see Community Resources for referrals for counseling, crisis intervention and shelters, and anger management programs.
Crisis Telephone Numbers
MN Domestic Violence Crisis Line
1 866 223 1111
Saint Paul Domestic Abuse Intervention Project
651 645 2824
Ramsey County Mental Health Crisis
651 266 7900
Ramsey County Shelters
Casa de Esperanza
651 772 1611
Tubman Family Alliance
651 770 0777
Woman of Nations (Eagles Nest)
651 222 5836
651 227 8284