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Subdivision 1.Summons and writ.

The state court administrator shall develop a uniform form for the summons and writ of recovery of premises and order to vacate. The summons shall conform to the requirements enumerated under section 504B.321, subdivision 3. The writ for recovery of premises and order to vacate must include:

(1) the following statement: "You have the right to seek legal help. If you can't afford a lawyer, free legal help may be available. Contact Legal Aid or visit to know your rights and find your local Legal Aid office."; and

(2) the following statement: "To apply for financial help, contact your local county or Tribal social services office, apply online at, or call the United Way toll-free information line by dialing 2-1-1 or 800-543-7709."

Subd. 2.Priority writ.

The court shall identify a writ of recovery of premises and order to vacate property that is issued pursuant to an eviction action under section 504B.171, or on the basis that the tenant is causing a nuisance or seriously endangers the safety of other residents, their property, or the landlord's property and clearly note on the order to vacate that it is a priority order. Notice that it is a priority order must be made in a manner that is obvious to an officer who must execute the order under section 504B.365.

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