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****FEES. For most filings, fees have increased. As of September 1, 2013, filing fees increased. See the Fee Schedule Link for details.
***ELECTRONIC FILING AND SERVICE HAS BEGUN FOR 2ND JUDICIAL DISTRICT PROBATE CASES. For training and information go to http://www.mncourts.gov/district/2/efile Electronically filed documents can be handled more efficiently and you will receive quicker court dates and actions than if you paper file.
**BEFORE A GUARIDANSHIP OR CONSERVATORSHIP COURT HEARING, THE COURT IS NOW REQUIRING ALL PROPOSED GUARDIANS AND CONSERVATORS TO WATCH AN EDUCATIONAL VIDEO ABOUT GUARDIANSHIP AND CONSERVATORSHIP, here, AND VERIFY THAT THEY HAVE DONE SO BY SIGNING THE PROPER ACCEPTANCE OF APPOINTMENT, here.**
Ramsey County Probate Court
15 West Kellogg Boulevard
St. Paul, MN 55102-1612
Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday
Closed Legal Holidays
Probate Court has jurisdiction over cases concerning the disposition of property belonging to deceased persons, administration of court-supervised trusts, proceedings to create guardianships and conservatorships for minor children, incapacitated or incompetent adults, and civil commitment proceedings.
Probate law is based on the ecclesiastical law of the church and historically this court was known as the "widows and orphans court." The Probate Court now operates under a modification of the Uniform Probate Code, specifically Minnesota Statutes 524 and 525, the Rules of Civil Procedure, and the General Rules of Practice, Title V. Probate Rules: HTML, Word DOC, Adobe PDF
The Probate Division is located on the Sixth Floor of the Ramsey County Courthouse.
LINKS AND RESOURCES
Additional Probate & Trust Resources
Attorneys click here to email proposed orders
File Conservatorship Accounts On-Line
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|Hon. Paulette K. Flynn
|Hon. David C. Higgs