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APPELLATE PROCEDURE

Forms provided here are for reference purposes. To download forms to fill out please visit the Minnesota Courts website.

FORM 120 - PETITION FOR WRIT OF PROHIBITION

STATE OF MINNESOTA
IN COURT OF APPEALS

CASE TITLE:
Petitioner,PETITION FOR
WRIT OF PROHIBITION
vs.TRIAL COURT CASE NUMBER:
Respondent.APPELLATE COURT
CASE NUMBER:
TO:The Court of Appeals of the State of Minnesota:

The petitioner (name) requests a writ of prohibition restraining the ____________ County District Court from enforcing its order of (date).

1. Statement of facts necessary to an understanding of the issues presented.

2. Statement of the issues.

3. Argument and statement of the reasons extraordinary relief necessary.

WHEREFORE, the petitioner requests an order granting the petition for a writ of prohibition and the issuance of the writ.

DATED:
NAME, ADDRESS, ZIP CODE, TELEPHONE NUMBER, AND ATTORNEY
REGISTRATION LICENSE NUMBER OF ATTORNEY(S) FOR PETITIONER

SIGNATURE

Appendix

(The content requirements of the petition for extraordinary relief are found in RCAP 120. A memorandum of law and pertinent lower court documents should be attached to the petition. The submission of the petition and time to respond are detailed in RCAP 120.02 and the requirements for filing, form and the number of copies are contained in RCAP 120.04.)

(Amended effective for appeals taken on or after January 1, 1992; renumbered effective January 1, 1999.)

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