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
Learn more about how courts have responded to COVID-19 by the Emergency
Note for parties and court administration customers:
Scott County Justice Center is open for court hearings that are scheduled in person.
The Scott County courthouse has implemented additional screening requirements for entry. Before entering the courthouse you will be required to:
- Disclose if you have had any COVID-19 symptoms
- Maintain social distancing
- Wear a face covering
If you have a court case scheduled, it’s possible your hearing may have been rescheduled. If you are unsure whether or not your case was rescheduled, please call (952) 496-8200. You may also contact the court by email and use the dropdown menu to select the appropriate county.
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.
Remote Expedited Temporary Relief (RETR) in Family Cases:
All counties in the 1st Judicial District will be participating in the Remote Expedited Temporary Relief (RETR) Program. RETR is a temporary program to facilitate case management during the COVID-19 Emergency. RETR is a Minn. R. Gen. Prac. 114.02(a) (10) Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) process.