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Check this page, or the News and Announcements box on the homepage, for the latest official news and announcements released by the court. You can also access archived news and announcements from this page.


On Tuesday, March 26, 2024, the Minnesota Bankruptcy Court's Duluth office will be closed due to the weather.

Assistance from the Bankruptcy Clerk's Office remains available from 8:00 am through 4:30 pm by calling 612-664-5200.

March 24, 2024

The U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota announced a new courthouse security procedure beginning on January 1, 2024. These new procedures will impact visitors to all U.S. Courthouses in the District of Minnesota. Please see the district...

January 5, 2024

Effective January 2, 2024, please use the following email addresses, separated by judge and hearing location, to communicate with the Minnesota Bankruptcy Clerk’s Office regarding Chapter 13 hearings:

Chief Judge Constantine: ...

December 28, 2023

The following amended and new rules and forms became effective December 1, 2023:

  • Appellate Rules 2, 4, 26, and 45
  • Bankruptcy Rules 3011, 8003, 9006, and new Rule 9038
    • Official Bankruptcy Forms 410A and 417A
    • ...
December 1, 2023

Effective December 1, 2023, certain Bankruptcy filing fees and miscellaneous fees will increase. 

In order to avoid delays with processing requests for copies or certified Bankruptcy records, please review the adjusted fees before...

November 30, 2023