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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.


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

The Clerk’s Office is now issuing a Notice of Partial Case Filing when a case is filed that is missing documents or when the documents filed are nonconforming or using an outdated version of the form. This notice replaces the former Order of...

September 26, 2023