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Faxing Documents

Faxes are accepted by Hennepin County District Court in accordance with MN Rules of Civil Procedure 5.05

Documents for civil cases and for the judges may be faxed to the Fourth Judicial District serving Hennepin County at 612-348-2131

Effective January 1, 2006: by order of the Supreme Court, the following changes were made to MN Rule of Civil Procedure commonly referred to as the fax filing rule: 

  • The original MUST NOT be filed but must be maintained in the files of the transmitting party and made available to the court or any party to the action upon request.
  • The fee is increased from $5 per transmission to $25 per 50 pages transmitted or part thereof.  This fee must be paid within 5 days of the transmission. Civil Filing will monitor the faxes for payment of the fee and will notify the judge if the fee has not been paid timely. Pay any applicable filing fees.