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- NEW! Notice: Effective May 1, 2013, attorneys handling Estate cases in Hennepin County, 4th Judicial District, must file a proposed "Notice and Order for Hearing/Notice to Creditors" with the court. The court will complete the document by entering the hearing date and obtaining the judicial signature. The completed Notice/Order will be sent to the filing attorney for service and publication. NOTE: Probate/Mental Health Court, nor any other agency or entities thereof, does not assume any legal liability, financial liability or responsibility for the accuracy of information in the document after it is returned to the filing attorney. It is the responsibility of the filing attorney to ensure all information on the document is correct prior to service and publication.
- NEW! Notice: Effective May 1, 2013, pursuant to MN Statute §357.021, Sub. 2(2), the copy fee for the "Sale Package (Will, Order and Letters)" will change from $28 to $42 to conform with statewide fees. You may still request a Sale Package and have the Will and Order stapled together, but the copy fee is $14 fee per document requested.
- Notice: Effective October 22, 2012, eFile and eServe is available in Probate Court. Use of the system is voluntary and limited to legal professionals handling Probate matters. Mental Health Civil Commitment case types will be added in early 2013.
- Notice: The Probate/Mental Health Court uniformly enforces MN Statute 481.02, Subd. 5, which requires that corporations appearing in District Court must be represented by an attorney.
- Notice: Conservators appointed by the court must e-file their annual reports using CAMPER.
- Notice: Effective December 1, 2011, the Fourth District Probate Court will require that all proposed Guardians and Conservators watch a new Guardianship/Conservatorship Educational Video about their roles, and file a Hennepin-specific "Oath and Acceptance" form before they appear at their initial hearing. More...
- Notice: Effective January 1, 2011 How to prepare informal probate filing.
- Notice: Effective February 8, 2010, Process Change for Formal Estate Letters.
All Formal Estate Letters (supervised and unsupervised) will issue from the Registrar's Office.
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