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Forms -- Civil Actions

The MN Judicial Branch does not publish statewide forms to start a civil action, but it does publish forms to respond to a civil action. You may also find sample forms at a law library. You should talk with a lawyer to get help in writing pleadings or other documents for your case.

Forms to Start a Civil Action

Instructions:

How to File a Summons and Complaint (Dakota County District Court)
How to File a Summons and Complaint (Ramsey County District Court)

Forms:

Summons for Civil Actions (MN Rules of Civil Procedure - Appendix of Forms)
Summons and Complaint Forms (Dakota County District Court)
Affidavit of Service Forms (statewide)

Forms to Answer & Respond to a Civil Action

Forms Packet: Answer to a Civil Action (statewide)
This packet includes forms and instructions that can be used to write court papers that respond to a civil lawsuit started in any Minnesota county.

Other Civil Court Forms

Civil forms published by the MN Judicial Branch are listed in a few different locations on their website. Please browse the pages linked below:

 

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