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Civil Division

The Civil Division includes Conciliation Court, Housing Court, Probate Court, Civil Commitment Court, and offices for Civil Case Filing, Scheduling (Assignment) and Civil Records.

Office Name , Location, and Phone Number Description

Civil Assignment
15 W Kellogg Blvd
Room 600
St. Paul MN 55102
651-266-8309
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The Civil Assignment office is responsible for the scheduling of hearings and trials of cases assigned to those judges serving as members of the civil team bench.

Civil Filing
15 W Kellogg Blvd
Room 600
St Paul MN 55102
651-266-8253
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Civil Filing processes all civil court cases, subsequent documents, administrative defaults and orders filed in the Second Judicial District. It also answers queries regarding Condemnation Proceedings. Civil Filing does not accept Conciliation Court or Housing Court filings.

Conciliation Court
15 W Kellogg Blvd
Room 170
St Paul MN 55102
651-266-8230
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Conciliation Court is sometimes called Small Claims Court and handles claims of $15,000.00 or less. Conciliation Court allows people to bring claims to court in a simple, uncomplicated venue without the need for an attorney.
Civil Commitment Court
402 University Ave E
Suite 100
St Paul MN 55130
651-266-2804
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This office processes and maintains petitions for Judicial Commitment filed in Ramsey County. The Civil Commitment Office is located on University Avenue near the Ramsey County Jail/Law Enforcement Center

Housing Court
15 W Kellogg Blvd
Room 170
St Paul MN 55102
651-266-8230
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Landlord/tenant disputes regarding residential property are handled in Housing Court. These disputes often result in an action for eviction or unlawful detainer. This Court also handles tenants actions for rent escrow, unlawful lockout and other tenant remedies.
Probate Court
15 W Kellogg Blvd
Room 650
St Paul MN 55102
651-266-8145
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Probate Court processes Estates, Guardianships, Conservatorships and Trusts.

Civil Records
15 W Kellogg Blvd
Room 650
St Paul MN 55102
651-266-8237
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The Civil Records office maintains the records, documents and exhibits for each case filed in the Civil Courts of Ramsey County.

*Examiner of Titles The Examiner of Titles Office is part of the Property Records and Revenue Services Department of Ramsey County. For more information visit the Examiner of Titles page on the Ramsey County web site.
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Effective August 2013, the  Second Judicial District’s Condemnation Commissioner Handbook is available.
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