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The Fergus Falls Clerk's Office will be closed Friday, April 29, 2016. If you have any questions or need any assistance, please contact the St. Paul Clerk's Office at 651-848-1100.

Attorney Re-Registration starts today for attorneys with last names beginning with the letters N-Z. If you are a N-Z attorney admitted to the Bar of the District of Minnesota, you should re-register by May 6, 2016. Attorneys will need an individual PACER account to re-register. Click here for more re-registration information.

The United States District Court for the District of Minnesota is issuing for public comment proposed amendments to the Court's Local Rules. The proposed amendments affect Local Rule 49.1, Filing Documents Under Seal in Criminal Cases. Please click on the links to read the public notice for a brief summary of the proposed amendments and the proposed amendments in final form. All public comments to the proposed amendments must be submitted by May 4, 2016.

Across the United States, individuals posing as federal court officials and U.S. Marshals are targeting citizens, threatening them with arrest unless they pay. Click on this link for more information.

Effective March 1, 2016, the District of Minnesota will allow users to schedule recurring payments for criminal debt. Recurring payments are only available for those defendants making payments through a checking or savings account (ACH debit) and users must self enroll through to schedule recurring payments. Additional information on how to self enroll and schedule payments can be found under the Criminal Debt link. Questions can be directed to the Clerk's Office at 612-664-5000.

Chief U.S. District Judge John R. Tunheim is pleased to announce that the Court has selected Katherine M. Menendez to serve as its next U.S. Magistrate Judge. Menendez will replace Magistrate Judge Jeffrey J. Keyes who is retiring in April. Menendez will take the oath of office on April 28, 2016. Please click on the link to read the press release.

On February 18, 2016, Wilhelmina M. Wright became the 35th person to serve on Minnesota's federal bench. See the press release for additional information.

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