New Limitations at Court Facilities
Per an order
from Chief Justice Lorie S. Gildea, the Minnesota Judicial Branch is limiting in-person activities in court facilities in response to increased COVID-19 infection rates in Minnesota:
The courthouse public service counter and public access terminals (courthouse terminals) are open from 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
- Jury Trials: Jury trials in progress will continue until complete. No new jury trials will begin prior to February 1, 2021. Exceptions may be granted for in-person proceedings under limited circumstances.
- Remote Hearings: All hearings will be conducted remotely. Exceptions may be granted for in-person proceedings under limited circumstances.
- Public Access: At least one counter service window must be open during normal business hours. Services may be provided remotely or by appointment only. See below for current information on public access to our court facilities.
- Self-Help Center services are available by phone and email.
If you have questions about your court case scheduled in Washington County District Court, call (651) 430-6263 Option 0.
You may also contact the court by email
Please consider if your business can be transacted remotely; if so, you are encouraged to try to access the courts remotely and avoid coming to the courthouse when possible (email, fax, US mail, drop box available at courthouse).