HENNEPIN COUNTY DISTRICT COURT

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Hennepin County District Court

 

 

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New Jury Assembly Room Coming Soon!

Citizens summoned for jury service in Hennepin will soon report to a brand new space on the 24th floor of the Government Center that includes access to technology, a skyline view and updated accommodations.
 

National Adoption Day in Hennepin County

Adoptions were finalized for children on Saturday at the Juvenile Justice Center on Saturday, November 19th. Photos and more...


Hennepin District Court's Strategic Plan for 2017-18

Our Strategic Plan for 2017-18 reaffirms our commitment to fulfilling our mission to provide justice through a system that assures equal access for the fair and timely resolution of cases and controversies.


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Hennepin District Court Leaders Receive MACM Awards

The MN Association for Court Management recently held their 2016 convention and presented awards to three Hennepin Court leaders in recognition of their work and public service. Left to right in the photo are:

  • Lisa Lane, Civil Court Operations Manager (Champion of Change)
  • Dr. Marcy Podkopacz, Director of Research and Business Practices Unit (Distinguished Service)
  • Mary Dalbec, Criminal Court Operations Manager (Early Career Professional)
 

Civil Court Video Appearances Now Available

Update August 26, 2016: The current pilot judges are Judge Abrams, Judge S. Burke, Judge Dawson, Judge Dickstein, Judge Robiner, and Judge Vasaly. Effective October 19, 2015, the Civil Court Division began offering court appearances by video or telephone for certain civil case types assigned to six judges. All video appearances, and some telephone-only appearances, are arranged through CourtCall, an independent vendor. There is a flat fee for each appearance. To learn more, please review the Business Rules for Civil Hearings via CourtCall, and visit CourtCall's website or call (888) 882-6878.

 

Mandatory eFiling in Hennepin Courts

Effective July 1, 2015, eFiling and eService became mandatory for all case types for attorneys, government agencies, and guardians ad litem who file documents in the Hennepin County District Court. This requirement is part of recent amendments to the Minnesota Rules of Court, enacted by a Minnesota Supreme Court order issued on April 23, 2015. Visit the eFile & eServe page for details.

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Judicial Branch News | Notices

Civil Court

The Civil Court handles non-criminal cases involving contracts, personal injury, property claims, name changes, implied consent, harassments, and more.

Conciliation Court

Conciliation Court, also known as small claims court, handles civil cases involving money claims of $15,000 or less.

Criminal & Traffic Court

The Criminal Division handles cases in five different court locations, and includes several courts that focus only on certain types of offenses.

Family Court

Family Court handles cases involving matters such as divorce, paternity, domestic abuse, child custody, support and visitation.

Housing Court

Housing Court is a specialty court that handles cases involving landlord and tenant disputes.

Juvenile Court

Juvenile Court handles adoptions, delinquency and child protection matters involving children under the age of eighteen 18.

Probate / Mental Health Court

The Probate Court handles cases involving property of deceased persons; court-supervised trusts; and guardianships and conservatorships for minor children and incapacitated or incompetent adults. Mental Health Court handles cases involving the civil commitment of people to treatment centers, and referrals from Criminal Court.

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Location Key:

City Hall - Conciliation Court is in the Minneapolis City Hall
FJC - Family Justice Center
GC - Hennepin County Govt. Center
JJC - Juvenile Justice Center
PSF - Public Safety Facility
Suburban Courts - Regional service centers near Brookdale, Ridgedale, and Southdale

Important:

  • This daily calendar is updated during court business hours. It is SUBJECT TO CHANGE and may not include all cases handled by the court that day. Only scheduled activities appear in the calendar.
  • The calendar does NOT include Juvenile Court cases. For information on those case, please call Juvenile Court Administration at (612) 348-4822.
  • Do not assume a court hearing has been canceled or rescheduled if it is not in the calendar. Parties are required to appear in court for their scheduled court hearings, regardless of whether the hearing is listed in this calendar.
  • Some hearings and case details are "confidential" and will not be listed in the calendars (e.g., Orders for Protection, Paternity, etc). Some hearings may be closed to everyone except the parties.
  • Information in the calendar is subject to the MN Rules of Public Access.
  • For questions about criminal and traffic hearings, call (612) 348-2040.
  • For questions about other case types, contact the Court Administration office where the case is located.
Need to schedule a hearing? Contact the Court Division where your case is or will be filed.

Daily Judicial Assignment Roster »

Hennepin County judicial officers are assigned to handle cases in various court divisions, and assignments can change from day to day. Check the roster to find the location, phone number, and assignment for each judge and referee who is schedule for hearings. For questions, please call (612) 348-2040.

Suburban Court Calendars

Some criminal cases have hearings in our suburban court locations (Brooklyn Center, Edina and Minnetonka). Criminal justice partners who want to view Suburban Court assignments can refer to the following calendars:
Suburban Court Calendar 10/3/2016 to 12/30/2016 
Suburban Court Calendar 1/2/2017 to 3/31/2017

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Records Center »

The centralized Records Center provides public access to court records online, in person, and by mail. Note: Transcript Requests are handled by the Court Reporter Unit, not the Records Center.

For questions about specific case types, go to:
 

Make checks payable to: District Court Administrator

Go to the Minnesota Court Fees catalog to see calculations of base filing fees plus add-ons. Note that use of eFile & eServe requires a $5.00 processing fee.

Civil Court

  • Plaintiff / Defendant Filing Fee - $324.00
  • Name Change Applicant Filing Fee - $324.00
  • Jury Fee (party requesting jury pays the fee) - $102.00
  • Plea of Confession if amount confessed is $15,000 or less* - $70.00
  • Plea of Confession if amount confessed is over $15,000* - $324.00
  • Implied Consent* - $324.00
  • Tax Court Regular Division* - $324.00
  • Tax Court Small Claims Division*- $162.00
  • Foreign Judgment (out of state) of $15,000 or less - file a certified copy to register a case* - $70.00
  • Foreign Judgment (out of state) over $15,000 - file certified copy to register a case* - $324.00
  • Appeal from Conciliation Ct. for bench trial or first filing by opposing party in the appeal* - $ 324.00
  • Appeal from Conciliation Ct. for jury trial ($324 first filing fee plus $102 jury request fee)* - $426.00
  • Administrative Appeals*- $324.00
  • Appellate/Supreme Court - Notice of Appeal and Petition for Writ of Certiorari - $550.00
  • Motion or Responsive Motion in a Civil case - $102.00
  • Fax 1 - 50 pages - $25.00
  • Every 50 additional pages - $25.00
See Miscellaneous Fees below for more details on fees for documents, forms, etc.
 

Conciliation Court

  • Claim - up to $15,000* - $70.00
  • Counterclaim - up to $15,000* - $70.00
  • Subpoena - $18.00
  • Witness Fee - $20.00
  • Witness round trip mileage - $0.28/mile
  • Copy of court record - $10.00
  • Certified copy of court record - $16.00
  • Request for Driver's License Suspension - $16.00
  • Special Term Motion (first filing)* - $70.00
  • Appeal – court trial* - $324.00
  • Appeal – jury trial* - $426.00
See Miscellaneous Fees below for more details on fees for documents, forms, etc.
 

Criminal / Traffic Court

  • Copy of ticket- original - $10.00
  • Copy of ticket- screen print - $10.00
  • Records Check - Certified, if no record - $16.00
  • Records Check - Certified, if record exists - $16.00
  • Expungement of a Criminal Case Record - $324.00
  • Criminal Expungement Forms Packet + Criminal History Printout (Register of Actions) - $10.00
See "Miscellaneous Fees" below for more details on fees for documents, forms, etc.
 

Family Court

  • Petitioner / Plaintiff and Respondent / Defendant filing fees:
    • Divorce (Dissolution) with or without Children, Summary Dissolution - $404.00
    • Domestic Abuse - no fee
    • Annulment, Child Support, Legal Separation - $374.00
    • Custody, Family Other, Paternity, Separate Maintenance - $324.00
  • All motions, including child support modification - $102.00
  • Fax 1 - 50 pages - $25.00
  • Every 50 additional pages - $25.00
See Miscellaneous Fees below for more details on fees for documents, forms, etc
 

Housing Court

  • File an Eviction Action* - $324.00
  • File a Lock Out, Emergency Tenant Remedy Action, or a Tenant Remedy Action* - $324.00
  • File a Rent Escrow* - $70.00
  • Writ of Recovery of Premises and Order to Vacate - $57.00
  • Request for a jury trial - $102.00
  • File a Motion or Response to Motion - $102.00
See Miscellaneous Fees below for more details on fees for documents, forms, etc.
 

Juvenile Court

  • File a Motion or Response to a Motion - $102.00
  • Motion to Intervene as a Party - $324.00
  • Petition for Adoption (child born in the U.S.) - $399.00
  • Petition for Adoption (child born outside the U.S.) - $324.00
  • Petition for Dependency, Neglect or Termination of Parental Rights - $324.00
See Miscellaneous Fees below for more details on fees for documents, forms, etc.
 

Miscellaneous Fees

  • Transcript of Judgment issued from District Court - $42.00
  • Transcript of Judgment docketed in District Court - $42.00
  • Transcript of Hearings and Court Proceedings - see Transcript Requests
  • File a Satisfaction of Judgment or partial satisfaction - $7.00
  • Assignment of Judgment - $7.00
  • Application for Discharge of Judgment (+ plus the initial filing fee if not already paid or waived) - $5.00+
  • Certificate of Discharge of Judgment - $5.00
  • Supplementary Proceedings - $3.00
  • Issuing all Writs/Filing return - $57.00
  • Judgment Search (fee for each name certified) - $7.00
  • File documents by Fax (per group of 50 pages or part thereof) - $25.00
  • Request for Disclosure - $5.00
  • Order to Show Cause After Disclosure - $5.00
  • Request for Driver's License Suspension - $16.00
  • Notice of Attorney’s Lien - $1.00
  • Subpoena (each name) - $18.00
  • Copy of Filed Court Document - Certified - $16.00
  • Copy of Filed Court Document - Exemplified/Authenticated - $16.00
  • Copy of Filed Court Document - Uncertified - $10.00
  • Copy of Unfiled Documents - $8.00
  • Copy of Register of Actions - $10.00
  • Court Forms and Instruction Packets 0-10 pages - No fee
  • Court Forms and Instruction Packets 11+ pages - $5.00
  • Criminal Expungement Forms Packet + Criminal History Printout (Register of Actions) - $10.00
  • Divorce Forms Packet (with or without Children) - $10.00
  • Harassment Forms Packet - No fee
  • NSF Checks (non-sufficient funds) - $30.00
 

Probate Court

  • Initial Filing Fee (Estates, Trusts, Guardianships, Conservatorships) - $324.00
  • Responding, Intervening, or Adverse Parties (first filing) (Estates, Trusts, Guardianships, Conservatorships) - $324.00
  • Petition commencing action after dismissal of initial petition (or case) (Estates, Trusts, Guardianships, Conservatorships) - $324.00
  • Guardianship Motions and Responses - $102.00 (Exceptions: No fee is charged for uncontested petitions to allow accounts, sell real estate or discharges. A party objecting to a petition must pay either an initial filing fee or motion fee, as applicable.)
  • Trust Motions and Responses to Motions - $102.00
  • Trust Accounts (Annual or Partial) - $57.00
  • Deposit of Wills (Safekeeping) - $29.00
  • Certified Sale Papers - $48.00 (Note: $48 includes Will, Order, and Letters. Additional documents are $16 per document.)
  • Certified Sale Papers for Successor - $64.00 (Note: $64 includes Will, Order, Successor Order, and Successor Letters. Additional documents are $16 per document.)
  • Subpoena - $18.00
  • Copy of Filed Court Document – Certified - $16.00
  • Copy of Filed Court Document - Exemplified or Authenticated - $16.00
  • Copy of Filed Court Document – Uncertified - $10.00
  • Copy of Unfiled Document - $10.00
  • MNCIS Register of Actions - $10.00
  • Lis Pendens Certificate - $16.00
  • Records Check - Certified, if record exists (per name or variation thereof) (customer gets a printout of all cases) - $16.00
  • Records Check - Certified, if no record is found (per name or variation thereof) (customer gets a Clerk's Certificate certifying no record found after due and diligent search) - $16.00
  • NSF Checks (non-sufficient funds) - $30.00
See Miscellaneous Fees above for more details on fees for documents, forms, etc.

Note: Some fees increased per Minn. Stat. § 357.021s2(b) on July 1, 2013 (see public notice).
* Effective 7/1/09, court fees include a law library fee of $12 for District Court and $5 for Conciliation Court pursuant to Minn. Stat. § 134A.09 subd.1.

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MN Court Forms Catalog »

Browse the catalog to find forms that can be can be used in any Minnesota county district court. Also see the Appendix of Forms in the Minnesota Rules of Court.

Hennepin County Court Forms

The forms listed below are for use only in the Hennepin County District Court. To use these forms in another court, you must contact that specific county Court Administration and confirm that they will accept the form.

Civil
Conciliation
Criminal
Family
General
Housing
Judgments
Juvenile
Probate
Traffic
Other Legal Forms
 

Civil Forms

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Conciliation Court Forms

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Criminal Court Forms

Family Court Forms

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General Forms

Housing Court Forms

Judgments Court Forms

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Juvenile Court Forms

Probate Court Forms

Formal Probate Forms Informal Probate Forms Note: A Power of Attorney form is not a court form, but it is a legal form that may be helpful in taking care of important financial and property matters for an incapacitated adult.
 

Traffic Court Forms


Other Legal Forms

If you cannot find a form on this website or at the courthouse, visit your local law library, a legal forms publisher, or talk to a lawyer. Some county-specific court forms might only be available at your local courthouse.

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Hennepin County District Court Judges are assigned to Judicial Teams (or "buddy judges") for each court Division. Judges on a team may handle another team member's case in an emergency. See Policy D.19 - Judge Teams ("buddy judges") for Temporary Coverage and Reassignment.

Chief Judge: Bernhardson, Ivy S.
Assistant Chief Judge:  Barnette, Toddrick S.

Signing Judge

The signing judge is available for most case types Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon and 1:30 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. in Room #C-757 on the 7th floor of the Courts Tower of the Hennepin County Government Center. To meet with a signing judge for Family Court cases, go to Family Court Signing Judge Hours.

A View of the Bench »
  Photo collage of Hennepin County judges

Probate/Mental Health Judge

Cutter, Elizabeth (Presiding Judge)
 

Probate/Mental Health Court Referees

Borer, George
Lien, Mike
Maus, Dean M. 
Schumacher, Anthony A.

Directory of Hennepin County Judicial Officers »
The Hennepin County District Court has two walk-in Self Help Centers that offer services to people who are representing themselves in court (see Locations and Hours tab). Some services are also available at Conciliation Court, Housing Court, and the Domestic Abuse Service Center. The public may also visit the Hennepin County Law Library to find "do-it-yourself" legal materials and get help with legal research. NOTE: This website is not a substitute for legal advice. Talk with a lawyer if you need advice.
 

Walk-in Services

The Self Help Centers have computers with access to online resources such as tools to fill out court forms, "how-to" videos, and tutorials that are available on a first-come first-served basis. Other services include:

  • Court forms and written instructions (some fees may apply)
  • Brief legal advice from volunteer attorneys
  • One-on-one help to learn court procedures
  • One-on-one review of your court forms
  • Referrals to community resources and legal services
  • Staff speak English, French, Somali, Spanish and American Sign Language

See What Court Staff Can & Cannot Do

Tips on Using the Self Help Centers

  • Visit the Help Topics on the MN Courts website before you come to the courthouse. That website offers lots of information on common legal topics as well as online tools to fill out court forms, "how to" videos, and tutorials. You may be able to handle your legal matter or find answers to your questions without going to the courthouse.
  • Please arrange for child care. The walk-in Self Help Centers do NOT have a play area or toys for children. You and other customers will need to be able to focus on legal issues without distractions.
  • Expect to spend some time on your legal issues, both on your own as well as at the Self Help Center. You may have to return to the Self Help Center several times to complete the steps in your case.
  • Bring your checkbook or cash. Walk-in services are free at the Self Help Center, but there may be a fee for certain things in your case. Example: criminal history printouts, subpoenas, forms, and filing.

Mandatory Motion Screening

If your case is filed in Hennepin County Family Court and you are not represented by an attorney, then your motion must be screened by the Family Justice Center Self Help Center before a hearing date will be set. (Except: Screening is not required for "ex pro" child support motions where the County Child Support Office is involved in the case.)  The screening process does not mean that the judge or referee will automatically grant your motion. The motion will be decided based on the law, the evidence, and the legal arguments of all of the parties involved in the case.

How to Get a Motion Screened

STEP 1

Get these papers together:

  1. The forms for your motion (or response to a motion sent to you). These must be filled out to the best of your ability. If you have questions that keep you from finishing the forms, please make an appointment with the Family Court Self Help Center by calling (612) 596-8519.
  2. A copy of the latest court order(s) that you want to change or enforce through your motion.
  3. If you are responding to a motion served on you, bring all the papers you received from the other person.

STEP 2

Choose a screening option (by appointment or walk-in) described below. If your motion forms are for divorce, paternity, or third-party custody, then you MUST schedule an appointment for screening.

Screening Options

1.  By Appointment

We strongly encourage people to schedule an appointment to have court forms screened by the Family Justice Center Self Help Center. Call (612) 596-8519 to schedule your 1-hour appointment (or 2-hour appointment for third-party custody cases as these are more complicated). The staff will meet with you and explain any issues with your forms and answer your questions. The staff cannot give you legal advice, but if you need legal advice, the staff can give you referrals. The staff will also explain the next steps in the motion process. IMPORTANT:  Please allow extra time for traffic and parking near the courthouse to avoid being late for your appointment. We will only hold appointments for 10 minutes.

2.  Walk-in

Appointments are encouraged, but staff will try to review completed court forms on a walk-in basis. Staff handle appointments first, so if you come to the Self Help Center without an appointment, you may have to wait 30 minutes or longer before staff can help you. Third-party custody papers cannot be screened on a walk-in basis; you must schedule an appointment.

Please make sure that your court forms are filled out BEFORE coming to the Self Help Center. If your forms are not completed, or you do not have all of the required information, you may have to return another day for an appointment. Also bring copies of any recent court orders issued in your case.

Q:  How can the Family Justice Center Self Help Center help me?
The staff will sit with you and explain any problems with your completed forms and answer your questions, but cannot give you legal advice. The next steps in the process will be explained. If you are having trouble with the forms, do not understand the written instructions you received, or if the forms do not seem to fit your situation, a facilitator can help you work through your papers.

Q: Do I need an appointment or can I get help on a walk-in basis?
A lot of people use the Self-Help Center, so you are strongly encouraged to schedule an appointment to have your forms reviewed rather than try to do it on a walk-in basis. Appointments are usually available from 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., Monday - Friday. 

If your case involves third party custody, then you MUST schedule an appointment.  These cases are complicated and generally cannot be reviewed on a walk-in basis. If your case involves other family law disputes, court staff may be available to help you on a walk-in basis, but you may have to wait quite a while to speak with someone.

NOTE: Appointments can often last more than an hour, so please plan ahead for parking, child care, or if you need to take time off of work. Allow extra time for traffic and parking so you are not late for your appointment. We only hold appointments for 10 minutes.


 

By E-mail

Use the Contact Us form to send us your question by e-mail at any time, and we will try to answer within two to three business days.

By Phone

People representing themselves in court can ask questions about court forms, procedures, and legal resources by calling the statewide MN Court Self Help Center during service hours.

Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. (Closed Holidays)
Phone: (651) 259-3888

In Person

Self Help Center
Hennepin Co. Govt. Center
300 South 6th Street
2nd Floor, PSL
Minneapolis, MN 55487-0421
(612) 348-9399 (recording)

Hours:
Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
(closed Holidays)

 

Services at the Government Center Self Help Center:

Help is offered on criminal expungement, Harassment Restraining Orders (HROs), civil lawsuits, creditor/debtor issues, name changes, and other civil legal matters.

Court forms are available for pick-up from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday - Friday.

In Person

Family Court Self Help Center
Family Justice Center

110 South 4th Street 
1st Floor
Minneapolis, MN 55401
Map
(612) 596-8519 (recording)

Hours:
Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. 
(closed holidays)

Services at the Family Court Self Help Center

Help is offered on divorce, custody, child support, and other family law cases at this location. Court forms are available for pick-up from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Court forms review service:

  • Walk-in: Reviews of completed forms are available starting at 8 a.m., Monday-Friday, on a first-come, first-served basis, until the list is full.  Arrive early for the best chance of getting on the list. No walk-ins are taken from noon to 1 p.m.
  • By appointment: Call (612) 596-1067 to schedule an appointment.

NOTE: Get help with domestic abuse at the Domestic Abuse Service Center.

Volunteer lawyers give brief, free legal advice at several locations in the Hennepin County Court, including the Self Help Centers, Conciliation Court, Housing Court, and the Courthouse at Brookdale. Use of these advice clinics is generally limited to people who live in Hennepin County or have a court case in Hennepin County. Some clinic services are also limited to people whose income is within a certain range of the Federal Poverty GuidelinesAll clinics are first-come, first served.


Legal Access Point (LAP) Clinic at the Government Center

Sign up for all clinic times starts at 8:00 a.m.
  General public: Free legal consults are available on most legal topics. No income limit applies.
  Hours: Monday - Friday:  9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Monday:  1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
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  People with low income: Free legal consults for people with low income on most legal topics, except family law and criminal law.
  Hours: Monday - Friday:  11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Tuesday and Thursday:  1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  Location: 4th District Court Self-Help Center
Hennepin County Govt. Center
300 S. 6th St., skyway level
Minneapolis, MN 55487 map
 
    Check the Legal Access Point Clinic Calendar to see legal topics handled by volunteer attorneys each day. Attorneys listed as “General” on the Calendar do not give family law or criminal law advice. NOTE: The advice clinic attorneys are volunteers. Their schedules are subject to changes or cancellations without notice. Call (612)752-6666 if you want to confirm that an attorney will be at the advice clinic on a particular day.

Legal Access Point (LAP) Clinic at the Brookdale Courthouse

  General public: Free legal consults are available on any legal topic. No income limit applies.
  Hours: 12:00 noon - 2:00 p.m. Monday only (usually once each month). Please call (612)752-6666 to confirm when an attorney is scheduled to be at the clinic.
  Location: 4th District Court
Division 2 - Brookdale
6125 Shingle Creek Pkwy., 1st floor
Brooklyn Center, MN 55430 map

Free on-site parking is available at the Brookdale Courthouse.

Conciliation Court Clinic

  People with low income: Free legal consults are available on Conciliation Court matters (generally, for claims up to $15,000). You must be screened for income eligibility to use the clinic.
  Hours: Tuesday: 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Thursday:  9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  Location: Minneapolis City Hall
350 South 5th Street
Room #312
Minneapolis, MN 55415 map

Conciliation Court Appeals Clinic

  People with low income: Free legal consults are available for people who want to appeal (remove) a conciliation court judgment to district court. You must be screened for income eligibility to use the clinic.
  Hours: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month
  Location: Minneapolis City Hall
350 South 5th Street
Room #312
Minneapolis, MN 55415 map

Family Court Clinic

Sign up for all clinics starts at 8:00 a.m.
Volunteer attorneys sometimes cancel, so call (612)752-6677 if you want to confirm that an attorney is scheduled.

  People with low income: Free legal consults for people with low income (up to 300% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines) on family law topics only.
  Hours: Monday and Thursday:  10:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Tuesday and Friday:  1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    Sign-up for the advice clinic starts at 8:00 a.m. at the Family Court Self-Help Center on a first-come, first-served basis. The number of openings is very limited.
  Location: Family Justice Center
110 S. 4th St., 1st floor
Minneapolis, MN 55401 map
    Family Law Advice by Phone
Low-income people who live in Hennepin County can get a free 20-minute legal advice consult on family law matters from the Volunteer Lawyers Network. To schedule a consult, please call the VLN Intake Line at (612)752-6677 from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Monday, Wednesday or Thursday.
    MN Family Law Clinic Calendar
See dates, times and locations of family law advice clinics offered throughout Minnesota.

Housing Court Project

  People with low income: To use the clinic, a tenant must have low income and live in Hennepin County.

To use the clinic, a landlord must have low income and live in the rental property located in Hennepin County. The property title must be recorded in the landlord's name, not as a business.
  Hours: Monday: 12:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Tuesday: 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon
12:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. (tenants only)
    Wednesday: 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon
12:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    Thursday: 12:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. (tenants only)
    Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon
12:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  Location: 4th District Housing Court
Hennepin County Govt. Center
300 S. 6th St., 3rd floor in C-tower
Minneapolis, MN 55487 map

 

 

Hours:

8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Monday - Friday
Closed holidays
 

Directory:

ADA Accommodation Request (612) 348-5181
Child Support Hearings (612) 348-6734
Citations (612) 348-2040
Citations - Email
Civil Court (612) 348-3164
Civil Court Fax (612) 348-2131
Conciliation Court (612) 348-2713
Court Information Line (612) 348-6000
Linea de Informacion (Español) (612) 596-9275

Court Records Center (612) 348-3170
Court Reporter Unit (612) 596-2870
Criminal Court (612) 348-2040
Criminal Court - Email
Criminal Court Records (612) 348-2040
District Administration (612) 348-2040
District Administration - Email
Domestic Abuse Service Center (612) 348-5073
Drug Court (612) 348-2040
eFile & eServe Help (855) 291-8246
Evictions (612) 348-5186
Expungements - Criminal Court (612) 348-2040
Expungements - Housing Court (612) 348-5186
Family Court (612) 348-6734
Family Court Fax (612) 596-9309
Family Court Records (612) 596-1089
Family Court Self Help Center (612) 596-8519
Fines (612) 348-2040
Guardian ad Litem Program (Family Court) (612) 596-7540
Guardian ad Litem Program (Juvenile Court) (612) 348-6824
Guardianship / Conservatorship (Probate Court) (612) 348-3244
Guardianship / Convservatorship - Email
Harassment Restraining Orders (612) 348-9399
Hearing Office (Citations/Tickets) (612) 348-2040
Housing Court (612) 348-5186
Human Resources (612) 348-2298
Implied Consent Cases (Civil) (612) 348-3164
Judges & Referees Directory
Judgments (Civil Court) (612) 348-3169
Judgments (Conciliation Court) (612) 348-2713
Jury Office (612) 348-3158
Juvenile Court (612) 348-4822
Juvenile Court (Español) (612) 596-7111
Juvenile Court - Email
Juvenile Court Fax (612) 317-6117
Legislative Relations (612) 348-3327
Marriage Line (weddings) (612) 348-9962
Media & Public Affairs (612) 348-5022
Mental Health Court (612) 348-6868
Mental Health Court Fax (612) 348-2130
Probate Court (612) 348-3244
Probate Court Fax (612) 348-2130
Probate Court - Email
Probate Court Records (612) 348-8016
Property Court (Criminal) (612) 348-2040
Psychological Services (612) 348-3723
Public Affairs & Media (612) 348-5022
Public Case Records (612) 348-3170
Public Data Request - Email
Public Safety Facility (Criminal Court) (612) 348-2040
Records Center (Main) (612) 348-3170
Research Department (612) 348-6000
Security & Emergency (612) 348-5111
Self Help Center (Main) (612) 348-9399
Self Help Center (Family Court) (612) 596-8519
Self Help Center - Email
Small Claims (Conciliation) Court (612) 348-2713
Tickets & Fines (612) 348-2040
Tickets & Fines - Email
Traffic Court (612) 348-2040
Transcript Requests (612) 596-2870
Violations Bureau (612) 348-2040
Violations Bureau - Email
Webmaster (Hennepin) - Email
Weddings (Marriage Line) (612) 348-9962

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