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Statewide Standard Citation

All citations filed with the court in adult criminal cases must be in a form approved by the State Court Administrator and the Commissioner of Public Safety. See Minn. R. Crim. P. 6.01, subd. 4. The Statewide Standard Citation is the approved form. The Statewide Standard Citation may also be used for juvenile court cases, but use of the Statewide Standard Citation is not mandatory for juvenile court cases at this time.

Samples of the Statewide Standard Citation, FAQ's, and additional resources for justice agency partners are available at the links below.

An overview of the changes to the Statewide Standard Citation that are effective January 1, 2020 was presented via WebEx on September 20, 2019. A recorded version of the presentation, Statewide Standard Citation Changes Overview, is now available for those who were unable to attend the live session.

FAQ - Statewide Standard Citation
Example of Statewide Standard Citation – Respond by Option 2019.1
Data Elements for Adult and Juvenile Citations (2019)
Citation Communication to Justice Partners (2019)
2019 Citation version showing edits
List of Changes to Standard Citation 2019.1
Instructions to Order the Standard Citation (2020)
Understanding Citation Fields
Statewide Standard Citation Numbering Requirements
Communication to Law Enforcement regarding Citation Numbering
FAQs Understanding MNCIS Parking

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