Probate/Mental Health now accepting applications for G/C Attorney Panel
The Fourth Judicial District Probate/Mental Health Division is now accepting applications for the Guardianship/Conservatorship Attorney Panel. Applicants must meet the following criteria:
- Minimum of five years of experience as an attorney including at least 1 year experience with guardianship/conservatorship cases;
- current malpractice insurance;
- willingness to authorize the Court to check with the Lawyers Professional Responsibility Board;
- and completion of at least three CLE credits regarding guardianships/conservatorships annually (current panelists must verify G/C CLE completion for the past two years).
Panel attorneys will be expected to fully participate in mandatory eFiling and eService. Interested candidates should contact Jennifer Miller at email@example.com or (612) 348-4107 for an application. Application deadline is November 2, 2018.
Government Center parking garage will be closed Oct. 1-Nov. 19
The Hennepin County Government Center underground parking garage will be closed to the public October 1 through November 19 for a planned construction project. For information on alternative parking options, the City of Minneapolis website offers information on city-owned parking ramps and rates. Other parking information can be found on the MPLS Parking website.
Fourth Judicial District to host Open Courthouse event on September 21
On Friday, September 21, the Hennepin County Government Center in Minneapolis will open its doors to the public as part of a Constitution Day “Open Courthouse” event. The event is being held to showcase the work of Minnesota’s courts, and educate the public about the work of judges, attorneys, law enforcement, and citizens in administering the state’s justice system. The free, open-to-the public event, will run from 12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
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Southdale Courthouse closes in February 2019
The Southdale Courthouse will close permanently at the end of the day on February 1, 2019. Starting February 4, 2019, misdemeanor criminal and traffic cases that would have been scheduled for court at Southdale will be moved to our Ridgedale and downtown locations. More information about which cases will be heard at which courthouse will be posted here when it is available. Future notices about this upcoming closure will be posted here as the closure date gets closer.
Video: Responding for jury duty in Hennepin County
Responding for jury duty? Watch a new video (5:08 minutes) to help you prepare.
Self-Help Center has new phone number
The Statewide Self-Help Center has a new phone number: (651) 435-6535. If you call the old number, you’ll hear a message telling you the new number. For more information visit the Self-Help Center webpage.
Signing judge moves to 5th floor
Beginning Monday, March 19, the signing judge has relocated to room C593, on the 5th floor of the Courts Tower in the Hennepin County Government Center.
Video: Going to Criminal Court in Hennepin County
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Video: Get Tips on How to Handle a Ticket in Hennepin County
Got a ticket or citation? Watch our new video (5 min.) to learn about your options.
Tickets & Fines
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