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MINNESOTA COURT RULES

GENERAL RULES OF PRACTICE

Rule 1.Scope of Rules; Modification; Service on Parties; Applicability to Pro Se Parties

Rule 1.01Scope

These rules shall apply in all trial courts of the state. These rules may be cited as Minn. Gen. R. Prac. ___.

Rule 1.02Modification

A judge may modify the application of these rules in any case to prevent manifest injustice.

Rule 1.03Service on Parties

When a paper is to be served on a party under these rules, service shall be made on the party's lawyer if represented, otherwise on the nonrepresented party directly.

Rule 1.04Responsibility of Parties Appearing Pro Se

Whenever these rules require that an act be done by a lawyer, the same duty is required of a party appearing pro se.

Cross Reference: Minn. R. Civ. P. 5.02, 83.

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