The Minnesota Judicial Branch continues to monitor the most current statements and recommendations regarding COVID-19 (coronavirus) in Minnesota. Learn more »

eFS Communications Archive

eFS Communication Archive Detail
Email to Registered Filers re: July 1, 2016 Mandatory eFiling Deadline

Posted: Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Starting July 1, 2016, eFiling and eService will be mandatory for attorneys, government agencies, and Guardians ad Litem when filing and serving documents in all case types statewide.  Minn. Gen. R. Prac. 14.01(c); Minn. R. Crim. P. 1.06, subd. 2.  If no exception applies and the judge has not authorized paper filing, documents submitted on paper, on or after July 1, 2016, will be returned to the filer with instructions to resubmit the document(s) electronically as required.

Reference materials are available on the Minnesota Judicial Branch’s website at  The following materials may be particularly helpful as you manage this transition: If you have a question about this transition, please contact the eFile Support Center.