Some Court Services Available at Hennepin County Government Center
Hennepin County has implemented additional requirements
for entry to all county buildings, which include all Hennepin County District Court courthouses. All visitors will be required to:
- Wear a face covering.
- Maintain six feet or two meters of social distancing, when possible.
Do not enter the building if you have had any COVID-19 symptoms
Public Service Counters:
The following public service counters are open:
- Hearing Office, Hennepin County Government Center Skyway level
- Note that the Hearing Office is not open for hearings, but for general questions only.
- Access to technology for remote (Zoom) hearings is also available at the Hearing Office.
- Records Center, Hennepin County Government Center Skyway level
- Hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday
- Criminal Division
- C-11, Hennepin County Government Center
- Public Safety Facility
- Brookdale Courthouse
- Ridgedale Courthouse
- Civil Division, C-3, Hennepin County Government Center
- Includes Conciliation Court, Housing Court, and Judgments
- Probate/Mental Health Division, C-4, Hennepin County Government Center
- Juvenile Justice Center
- Family Justice Center
- Self-Help Centers
If you have a question about a court case scheduled in Hennepin County District Court call (612) 348-6000.
You may also contact the court by email
and use the dropdown menu to select the appropriate county.
Webpages available for select high-profile cases
Hennepin County District Court has created webpages for select high-profile cases filed in the court. These pages include all public documents filed in the cases, and other information that will be helpful to parties interested in the cases.
You may sign up to receive an email notice whenever the webpage is updated, by clicking on the “Sign up to receive updates” link at the top of each page.
District Court initiatives to reduce pretrial detention
Hennepin County District Court, in collaboration with justice partners, has and continues to work to manage the pretrial detention of people appropriately at the Adult Detention Center (Hennepin County jail). A document
outlining these efforts is available.
Criminal Court launches warrant hotline
Hennepin County Criminal Court has a warrant hotline where you can call to get information about your warrant and schedule a court hearing to take care of your case. Your warrant will stay active until you go to court, which means you could still be arrested even though you have scheduled court over the phone. This service gives you an opportunity to schedule a date to take care of it. Visit the Criminal court homepage
for more information.
Video: Responding for jury duty in Hennepin County
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this video does not reflect changes to facilities and protocols
that were put in place to meet social distancing and safety needs, due to COVID-19.
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