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What You Need to Know: Important Amendments to Court Rules

Attorneys from the State Court Administrator's Office, Legal Counsel Division, provided a free Continuing Legal Education (CLE) training opportunity last December and early January to discuss recent amendments to Minnesota's court rules, most of which took effect on January 1, 2021. The amended rules:
 
  • Expand administrative rejection of documents when filers fail to separate public and non-public information. 
  • Create a universal cover sheet for non-public documents. 
  • Accelerate the administrative striking process if court administration see non-public information in a public court filing.
The presenters offered information to help attorneys understand the new rules and how to comply with them. 
 

Materials & Recording of the Presentation

CLE Presentation Slides including Appendix with relevant Orders and examples of Financial Account Numbers
Video: Recording of Rules Changes Continuing Legal Education (CLE)​
Order Directing Act of May 16, 2020, ch. 86, art. 1, superseded to Extent Inconsistent With Access Rules
 

Additional Resources

Updated eFiling Resources 
Public Access Rules and Case Records Table
Forms 11.1 and 11.2 (effective January 1, 2021)