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MINNESOTA COURT RULES

MISCELLANEOUS

Special Rules of Procedure Governing Proceedings Under the Minnesota Commitment and Treatment Acts

Effective January 1, 2000
With amendments effective through October 1, 2016

TABLE OF HEADNOTES

Rule
1.General
2.Computation of Time
3.Service and Filing; Signing of Documents
4.Consecutive Hold Orders Prohibited
5.Case Captions
6.Commencement
7.Petitions
8.Summons
9.Appointment and Role of Counsel
10.Attorney-Client Privilege
11.Examiner's List
12.Examiner Reports
13.Medical Records
14.Location of Hearing, Rules of Decorum, Alternative Methods of Presenting Evidence
15.Evidence
16.Rights of Patients
17.Petition to Determine Need for Continued Care
18.Recommitment
19.Termination of Early Intervention
20.Termination of Commitment
21.Public Access to Records
22.Stayed Orders (Mentally Ill and Dangerous to the Public, Sexually Dangerous Persons, and Sexual Psychopathic Personalities)
23.Evaluation and Final Hearings in Cases Governed by Minnesota Statutes, Section 253B.18
24.Expediting Transcripts for Chapter 253B or 253D Appeals
25.Subpoena for Production of Records
26.Treatment Provider Access to Records

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