Face coverings required in court facilities.
The response to COVID-19 has impacted access to courthouses and may change the way cases are handled.
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COVID-19 Information

The courthouse public service counter and public access terminals (courthouse terminals) are open from 8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.  

Face coverings are required in all court facilities beginning July 13. If you do not have a face covering see court staff immediately. If you are required to visit a court facility but have COVID-19 symptoms or have had COVID-19 exposure in the last 14 days contact the court or your attorney as soon as possible.  

You will be required to follow Minnesota Department of Health social distancing guidelines while in court facilities.  

Remote hearings will continue to take place and Self-Help Center services will continue to be conducted by phone and email only.  

Learn more about safety measures all courthouses are following to reduce the spread of COVID-19 by visiting the Reopening webpage.

Learn more about how courts have responded to COVID-19 by the Emergency webpage.
  If you have a court case scheduled in Cass County District Court, call (218) 547-7200 to determine if your case will be heard or scheduled to a future date. You may also contact the court by email and use the dropdown menu to select the appropriate county.

PLEASE NOTE: If your case will be heard or you must visit the Cass County Courthouse, please be aware of the following changes:
While some Cass County offices and buildings are closed to the public, the Cass County Courthouse is open to court customers that have essential business with the court. 
  • Courthouse visitors will be screened at the Sherriff’s Office door.  All other doors will be locked.  Visitors must have a scheduled hearing or an urgent and essential court matter, or they will be discouraged from entering. 
  • Courthouse staff are available for inquiries via U.S. Mail and phone at (218) 547-7200.
  • Efforts will be made to accommodate remote appearances for every scheduled hearing.
  • For persons who have business with the court other than Super High or High Priority hearings, eFiling, U.S. Mail, and telephone access will be available.
These measures should not adversely affect a litigant’s case in any way.