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Freeborn County
Court Administration
411 South Broadway
Albert Lea,  MN  56007

General Information

The Freeborn County Courthouse is located in downtown Albert Lea, at 411 South Broadway.    Public parking is available in the lot on the east side of the courthouse, on the street, and in the municipal parking lot northeast of the courthouse.

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The Court Administrator's Office is open from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday, however counter service and phone service are available only between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.  The county observes the following holidays:  New Year's Day; Martin Luther King, Jr. Day; President's Day; Memorial Day; Independence Day; Labor Day; Veteran's Day; Thanksgiving Day and the day after; and Christmas Day.   

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Freeborn County Court Administration Phone Numbers

Criminal, Jury & Juvenile (507) 377-5157         
Family, Civil & Probate (507) 377-5146
Fax (507) 377-5260
Traffic Fees/Information (800) 657-3611
Court Administrator, Kristine Maiers (507) 377-5163
Judge Ross Leuning (507) 377-5163
Judge Steven Schwab (507) 377-5163
Freeborn County Filing Fees - EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013
Civil $318.00
Jury Fee $102.00
Conciliation $65.00
Conciliation Appeal $318.00
Dissolution $398.00
Adoption $393.00
Other Family $368.00
Child Support Motion $102.00
Motion - Civil, Family (except child support), Guardianship $102.00
Probate $318.00
Foreign Judgment/Confessions of Judgment($0.00-$10,000.00) $71.00
Foreign Judgment/Confessions of Judgment(more than $10,000.00) $318.00
Transcript Judgment $42.00
Writs $57.00
Deposit of Will $29.00 each deposit
Copies (uncertified/certified) $10.00/$16.00

Phone Numbers for Other Freeborn County Agencies

Court Services (507) 377-5137
Department of Corrections (507) 379-3416
County Attorney (507) 377-5192
Sheriff (507) 377-5205
Jail (507) 377-5267
Victim Crisis Center (507) 377-5460
Public Defender (507) 455-5887
Albert Lea City Attorney (507) 377-4320
Legal Services (507) 377-2831