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Mower County
Court Administration
201 Second Avenue NE, Ste. 3
Austin, MN 55912


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General Information
The Mower County Courthouse is located in downtown Austin at 201 Second Avenue NE. Public parking is available in the lot across the street on the north side of the courthouse, as well as on the street.

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The Court Administrator's Office is open from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday. 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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Mower County Court Administration Phone Numbers

Intake (507) 437-9465
Probate Registrar (507) 437-9474
Scheduling (507) 437-9465
Traffic Fees/Information (800) 657-3611
Court Administrator, Kristine Bartness (507) 437-9465
Judge Jeffrey M. Kritzer (507) 437-9465
Judge Kevin H. Siefken (507) 437-9465
Fax (507) 434-2702
Mower County Filing Fees - EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013
Civil $322.00
Jury Fee $102.00
Conciliation $75.00
Conciliation Appeal $322.00
Dissolution $402.00
Adoption $397.00
Other Family $372.00
Child Support Motion $102.00
Motion - Civil, Family (except child support), Guardianship $102.00
Probate $322.00
Foreign Judgment/Confessions of Judgment ($00.00 - $10,000.00) $75.00
Foreign Judgment/Confessions of Judgment (more than $10,000.00) $322.00
Transcript Judgment $42.00
Writs $57.00
Deposit of Will $29.00 each deposit
Copies $10.00/$16.00

Phone Numbers for Other Mower County Agencies

Correctional Services (507) 437-9454
Dept. of Corrections (507) 434-2700
County Attorney (507) 437-9428
Sheriff (507) 437-9400
Jail (507) 437-9425
Crime Victims' Resource Center (507) 437-6680
Legal Aid (507) 377-2381
or 1-800-223-0280
Austin City Attorney (507) 433-3483
City of Austin Prosecutor (507) 433-2393