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

Remote Court Hearing Instruction Video

Court Administration Office Access

  • The Lake County Courthouse is open to those who need to access to the court administration customer service office. Entry to the courthouse is through the Law Enforcement Center door on 3rd Avenue. The door will be locked, but court customers will communicate with someone in the law enforcement center and will be “buzzed” into the building.
    • Access to court administration is limited to those with court business. Friends of customers and others will be asked to wait outside.
  • A public access to court records computer is available.
  • Self-help center services are available remotely Monday – Friday from 8:30-4:00 p.m. Call (651) 435-6535.
  • Wearing masks is strongly encouraged. Visit the Lake County Website for more information about the County’s COVID-19 procedures.
If you have a court case scheduled in Lake County District Court, please call (218) 834-8330 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.
Administrative Order - Order Governing the Continuing Operations of MN Judicial Branch
Administrative Order - Closure & Access to Judicial District Courthouse
Administrative Order - Court Operations in Civil Commitment Cases

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