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Statewide Standard Citation

All citations filed with the court in adult criminal cases must be in a form approved by the State Court Administrator and the Commissioner of Public Safety.  See Minn. R. Crim. P. 6.01, subd. 4.  The Statewide Standard Citation is the approved form.  The Statewide Standard Citation may also be used for juvenile court cases, but use of the Statewide Standard Citation is not mandatory for juvenile court cases at this time.

Samples of the Statewide Standard Citation, FAQ's, and additional resources for justice agency partners are available at the links below.

Example of State Standard Citation – Court Date Option 2013.1

Example of State Standard Citation – Respond by Option 2013.1

List of changes to Standard Citation 2013.1

Data Elements for Adult and Juvenile Citations (June 2013)

Instructions for Law Enforcement to Order the Standard Citation (July 2013) (PDF)

Rules of Court Applicable to Standard Citation (PDF)

FAQs (Word Doc)

Communication to Justice Partners (June 19, 2013) (PDF)

Quick Reference Guide