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Conciliation Court

Conciliation Court Definitions

Continuance
The postponement of a court trial or hearing to a later date.

Counterclaim
A separate claim made against the plaintiff by the defendant.

Default
Failure to appear in court.

Defendant
The party who is being sued.

Demand for Removal
A request to move a case to district court.

Judgment
The final decision made by the court.

Judgment Debtor
The party who loses the case and owes money to the other party.

Plaintiff
The party who is suing; the party seeking damages.

Stay Period
A halt in the proceedings during which no action can be taken.

Subpoena
A court order requiring that a witness appear in court, or requiring that documents be brought to court.

Writ of Execution
A court order authorizing a sheriff to seize property of the defendant.

 

Conciliation Court Listings

Aitkin(218) 927-7350
Anoka(763) 422-7350
Becker (218) 846-7305
Beltrami (218) 333-4120
Benton (320) 968-5205
Big Stone (320) 839-2536
Blue Earth (507) 304-4650
Brown (507) 233-6670
Carlton (218) 384-9578
Carver(952) 361-1420
Cass (218) 547-7200
Chippewa (320) 269-7774
Chisago (651) 213-8650
Clay (218) 299-5065
Clearwater (218) 694-6177
Cook (218) 387-3610
Cottonwood (507) 831-4551
Crow Wing (218) 824-1310
Dakota  
   Apple Valley (952) 891-7242
   Hastings (651) 438-8234
   West St. Paul (651) 554-6200
Dodge (507) 635-6260
Douglas (320) 762-3033
Faribault (507) 526-6273
Fillmore (507) 765-3356
Freeborn (507) 377-5153
Goodhue (651) 267-4800
Grant (218) 685-8282
Hennepin (612) 348-2713
Houston (507) 725-5806
Hubbard (218) 732-5286
Isanti (763) 689-2292
Itasca (218) 327-2870
Jackson (507) 847-4400
Kanabec (320) 679-6400
Kandiyohi (320) 231-6206
Kittson (218) 843-3632
Koochiching (218) 283-1160
Lac qui Parle (320) 598-3536
Lake (218) 834-8330
Lake of the Woods (218) 634-1451
Le Sueur (507) 357-8260
Lincoln (507) 694-1355
Lyon (507) 537-6734
Mahnomen (218) 935-2251
Marshall (218) 745-4921
Martin (507) 238-3205
McLeod (320) 864-1281
Meeker (320) 693-5230
Mille Lacs (320) 983-8313
Morrison (320) 632-0327
Mower (507) 437-9465
Murray (507) 836-1125
Nicollet (507) 934-7850
Nobles (507) 265-5170
Norman (218) 784-5458
Olmsted (507) 206-2400
Otter Tail (218) 998-8420
Pennington (218) 683-7023
Pine (320) 591-1500
Pipestone (507) 825-1210
Polk (218) 281-2332
Pope (320) 634-5222
Ramsey (651) 266-8230
Red Lake (218) 253-4281
Redwood (507) 637-4020
Renville (320) 523-3680
Rice (507) 332-6107
Rock (507) 283-5020
Roseau (218) 463-2541
Scott (952) 496-8200
Sherburne (763) 765-4600
Sibley (507) 237-4051
St. Louis 
   Duluth (218) 726-2460
   Hibbing (218) 262-0105
   Virginia (218) 749-7106
Stearns (320) 656-3620
Steele (507) 444-7701
Stevens (320) 208-6640
Swift (320) 843-2744
Todd (320) 732-7800
Traverse (320) 422-7752
Wabasha (651) 565-3524
Wadena (218) 631-7633
Waseca (507) 835-0540
Washington (651) 430-6268
Watonwan (507) 375-1236
Wilkin (218) 643-7172
Winona (507) 457-6385
Wright (763) 682-7539
Yellow Medicine (320) 564-3325

Sample Legal Forms

You can obtain legal forms for conciliation court by calling or visiting the courthouse where you intend to file your claim. Forms are also available online at www.mncourts.gov/forms.external link icon

When you fill out the form, remember to state the correct name and address of the plaintiff(s), the correct name and address of the defendant(s), and the exact amount you are seeking. Describe the incident and a basis for the estimated loss. Include the last day you were billed and indicate the type of goods/services involved. If you are filing for an auto accident, indicate the year and make of the vehicle and the location and date of the accident. Limit your statement to the area provided for on the form. Sign the form under penalty of perjury.

Remember, the defendant and court should each receive copies of your completed Statement of Claim and Summons form.

Other legal forms, for things such as removing your case or expunging a ruling, are available by contacting the county court you wish to file a claim in or online at www.mncourts.gov/forms.external link icon

The forms included in this section are the following:

Statement of Claim and Summons

Affidavit of Service Form 508.1