Resources for Rules Changes

Below are resources available to help court users better understand changes made to Court Rules.

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For Amendments to Court Rules changes made in 2021: 

In 2021 attorneys from the State Court Administrator's Office, Legal Counsel Division, provided a training opportunity to discuss amendments to Minnesota's court rules, most of which took effect on January 1, 2021. The purpose of these rule changes are to expand administrative rejection of documents when filers fail to separate public and non-public information, create a universal cover sheet for non-public documents, and accelerate the administrative striking process if court administration see non-public information in a public court filing. 

For the Civil, General, and Access Rules changes made in 2020:

These changes cover: when to use the court’s eFile and eServe (eFS) system for filing, when to use the eFS System for service, the reason for rejecting filings, striking filings that contain restricted identifiers, option of non-notarized signatures, and the expansion of public access to court records.

For the Juvenile Protection Rules changes made in 2019:


For General Rules on eFiling; 2017 training: 

The CLE was intended for anyone who uses the eFS system to file in Minnesota’s state courts. 

For eCourtMN Rules changes made in 2015:

​On Wednesday, April 22, the Minnesota Supreme Court promulgated amendments to the Minnesota Rules of Court, which govern court proceedings and access to court records in the state. The amendments were effective July 1, 2015.