COVID-19 Information

Scott County Justice Center is open for court hearings that are scheduled in person.

If you are scheduled for a remote hearing and you do not have access to appropriate technology or internet access, you may reserve the computer located in the Law Library within the Justice Center.  To reserve call (952) 496-8713.

  • Public Service Counters: Open Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., excluding court holidays.
  • Courthouse Terminals: Open and available during business hours.

Face Coverings

Face coverings are not required in a court facility. Individuals who prefer to wear a face covering may continue to do so. Face coverings will be provided by court staff upon request. The Chief Judge is authorized to require face coverings in a court facility if a county is designated as a ”high” COVID-19 Community Level in accordance with guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


Distancing
Distancing measures should be considered among people while in court facilities to the extent possible.

Symptoms and Contact
Do not visit any court facility if you are experiencing symptoms of coronavirus. If you are required to visit a court facility but have COVID-19 symptoms or have had COVID-19 exposure in the last 5 days, contact the court or your attorney as soon as possible.


Health and Safety Protocols

All courts are expected to meet conditions established by the Minnesota Judicial Branch COVID-19 Preparedness Plan (March 3, 2022) to manage in-person activities in a manner that prioritizes health and safety.
 
Minnesota Judicial Branch COVID-19 Orders and Information »
Safety Reopening Court Facilities Resources »