EFFECTIVE MAY 18, 2020, MASKS OR FACE COVERINGS ARE REQUIRED FOR ALL PERSONS ENTERING THE U.S. COURTHOUSES IN THE DISTRICT OF MINNESOTA.
Details of the courthouse entrance requirements are available here.
PHONE REQUESTS FOR DOCUMENTS REQUIRING PRE-PAYMENT BY CREDIT CARD WILL BE PROCESSED ONE DAY EACH WEEK BETWEEN 8 AM AND 4 PM
To minimize the numbers of staff in the clerk’s office during the outbreak, phone requests for documents requiring pre-payment by credit card will be processed only one day each week BETWEEN THE HOURS OF 8 AM AND 4 PM, as follows:
Wednesday, May 20
Thursday, May 28
Wednesday, June 3
Wednesday, June 10
Wednesday, June 17
Wednesday, June 24
Monday, June 29
Requests received after 4:00 pm on the above days will be processed the following week.
In light of this schedule, those with a request for documents —- particularly if such requests are time-sensitive —- are strongly encouraged to mail the request, together with a check or money order, to the clerk’s office. Requests received through the mail will be processed the day they are received.