Court Administration

Department Overview


The Court Administrator provides staff support for a full range of court operations for the District Court. The department is responsible for processing and management of all records and files of the court as well as providing services to the public, other county offices and the judiciary. The department is also responsible for processing and calendaring of Civil, Family/Probate, Criminal/Traffic, Juvenile, and Conciliation (small claims) cases through the court system. Court Administration is also responsible for the collection and disbursement of fines, fees, and restitution, and safeguarding all court ordered trusts.

Traffic Fine Information


To pay fines by phone, or for questions on tickets or fines, please call 800-657-3611. Or, call  651-281-3219 for metro. MasterCard and VISA are accepted.

To pay fines online, visit the Minnesota Court Web Payment page.