MNB seal United States Bankruptcy Court
District of Minnesota
Clerk's Offices
Duluth Fergus Falls
Minneapolis St. Paul

Rules for Participation in Telephone Hearings


1.   Unless expressly authorized by the presiding judge on request made no later than the close of business on the day before the hearing, use of the following devices for telephonic hearings is prohibited,

          •         cellular phones
          •         speaker phones
          •         car phones
          •         public telephone booths
          •         phones in other public places

2.   Participants must utilize phone equipment that does not have an echo.

3.   Each time an attorney speaks, he or she must identify himself/herself by both first and last name for the record.