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Acknowledgments, sanctions, civil lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2008 549.211

Administrators of estates, costs and disbursements, recovery, Minn. Statutes 2008 549.14

Adverse claims to real property

Actions to determine rights of parties, Minn. Statutes 2008 559.01

Adverse parties

Civil trials

Absence of parties, effect, Minn. Statutes 2008 546.07

Assessment of damages without answer, demand, Minn. Statutes 2008 546.28

Calendar, order of disposition of cases, Minn. Statutes 2008 546.07

Continuance, Minn. Statutes 2008 546.08

Decision by court, Minn. Statutes 2008 546.27, 2008 546.32

Jurors, Minn. Statutes 2008 546.10, 2008 546.13

Pleadings, Minn. Statutes 2008 544.21, 2008 544.22

Verdicts, polling of jurors, Minn. Statutes 2008 546.16

Declaratory judgment, Minn. Statutes 2008 555.08

District court, Minn. Statutes 2008 357.021

Lost instruments, rights regarding, Minn. Statutes 2008 601.01, 2008 601.05

Notice received

Change of attorney, Minn. Statutes 2008 481.11, 2008 481.12

Foreign states' laws, evidence of, Minn. Statutes 2008 599.07

Habeas corpus appeals, Minn. Statutes 2008 589.30

Out-of-court statements, intent to offer in evidence, Minn. Statutes 2008 595.02

Postconviction remedy, notice of appeal, Minn. Statutes 2008 590.06

Service of process on, Minn. Statutes 2008 590.06, 2008 606.02, 2008 606.05

Aggrieved parties

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2008 336.1-201

Liberal administration of remedies, Commercial Code, Minn. Statutes 2008 336.1-305

Arbitration, see Parties to under ARBITRATION

Assignees

Abatement of action, Minn. Statutes 2008 540.12

Defense, setoff, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2008 540.03

Fiduciaries, assignees defined as, Minn. Statutes 2008 520.01

Mechanics and material suppliers liens, Minn. Statutes 2008 514.73

Property managers, appointed by court, Minn. Statutes 2008 540.14

Associations

Common name, suing under, Minn. Statutes 2008 540.15

Joint debts, liability, Minn. Statutes 2008 548.20

Long-arm statutes, Minn. Statutes 2008 540.152

Banks, generally, Minn. Statutes 2008 316.13

Bonds (officers and fiduciaries)

Approval, Minn. Statutes 2008 574.20

Filing with court, Minn. Statutes 2008 574.22

Lawsuits on, Minn. Statutes 2008 574.24, 2008 574.25

Undertaking in lieu of bond, Minn. Statutes 2008 574.18

Business corporations, see Parties to suits under BUSINESS CORPORATIONS

Cemetery lots, abandoned, quieting title, Minn. Statutes 2008 306.22

Child custody, see Parties to suits under CHILD CUSTODY

Child support, notice received, Minn. Statutes 2008 518.68

Children

Costs and disbursements adjudged against child, liability, Minn. Statutes 2008 549.12

Custody, see Parties to suits under CHILD CUSTODY

Exclusion from courtroom, civil trials, Minn. Statutes 2008 546.28

Lawsuits on behalf of, see Parents or guardians under this topic

Civil trials

Absence of parties, effect, Minn. Statutes 2008 546.07

Assessment of damages without answer, demand, Minn. Statutes 2008 546.28

Calendar, order of disposition of cases, Minn. Statutes 2008 546.07

Children, courtrooms, exclusion from, civil trials, Minn. Statutes 2008 546.37

Decision by court, Minn. Statutes 2008 546.27, 2008 546.32

Interpreters, appointment, communication impaired persons, Minn. Statutes 2008 546.42 to 2008 546.44

Jury selection, challenges, Minn. Statutes 2008 546.10

Code violations lawsuits, landlords and tenants, Minn. Statutes 2008 504B.395

Commercial Code, defendants, defined, Minn. Statutes 2008 336.1-201

Common carriers, actions for damages to goods, Minn. Statutes 2008 540.17

Compensation of attorneys, Minn. Statutes 2008 549.01

Conciliation courts, generally, Minn. Statutes 2008 491A.02

Contagious or infectious diseases

Carriers, noncompliant behavior, Minn. Statutes 2008 144.4174

Contracts and agreements

Alternative dispute resolution, use, medical malpractice cases, Minn. Statutes 2008 604.11

Lawsuits against professionals, certification of expert review, Minn. Statutes 2008 544.42

Cooperative associations

Dissolution, Minn. Statutes 2008 308B.931, 2008 308B.941

Liquidation, Minn. Statutes 2008 308A.941, 2008 308A.951

Corporations, generally, see Parties to suits under CORPORATIONS

Costs and disbursements (courts)

Children, costs adjudged against, liability, Minn. Statutes 2008 549.12

Death of party, actions on judgments, costs, effect, Minn. Statutes 2008 549.08

Double costs, when allowed, Minn. Statutes 2008 549.03

Equitable actions, Minn. Statutes 2008 549.07

Multiple defendants, plaintiff's costs, Minn. Statutes 2008 549.06

Open Meeting Law, Minn. Statutes 2008 13D.06

Prevailing party, Minn. Statutes 2008 549.04

Recovery, amounts allowed, Minn. Statutes 2008 549.02

Damages, interest, Minn. Statutes 2008 549.09

Deaf persons, interpreters, civil legal proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2008 546.42 to 2008 546.44

Death of parties

Costs and disbursements, effect on, Minn. Statutes 2008 549.08

Effect on lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2008 540.12

Execution of judgment, Minn. Statutes 2008 550.04

Judgment after death, Minn. Statutes 2008 548.07

Judgments, effect, Minn. Statutes 2008 550.06

Statutes of limitations, effect, Minn. Statutes 2008 541.16

Defendants, see DEFENDANTS

Definitions

Claims against the state, Minn. Statutes 2008 15.471

Party, Commercial Code, Minn. Statutes 2008 336.1-201

Public participation lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2008 554.01

Election contests, Minn. Statutes 2008 209.02

Eminent domain proceedings

Appeals, notice, generally, Minn. Statutes 2008 117.145

Commissioners' reports, notice, Minn. Statutes 2008 117.115

Employer organizations, common name, suing under, Minn. Statutes 2008 540.151

Employment and Economic Development Department

Unemployment insurance, claims, Minn. Statutes 2008 268.105

Environmental rights actions, Minn. Statutes 2008 116B.03, 2008 116B.10

Executions (creditors remedies), see Public authorities' summary executions, support judgments under EXECUTIONS (CREDITORS REMEDIES)

Executors of estates, costs and disbursements, recovery, Minn. Statutes 2008 549.14

Federal Railway Labor Act, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2008 540.153

Finance charges, vested rights, Minn. Statutes 2008 334.17

Garnishment proceedings, designation of parties, Minn. Statutes 2008 571.712

Gas pipelines, complaints, Minn. Statutes 2008 216B.045

General assistance medical care, claims, Minn. Statutes 2008 256D.03

Guardians of minors, see Parents or guardians under this topic

Human Services Department

Data, access, Minn. Statutes 2008 13.46

Orders, appeals, Minn. Statutes 2008 256.045

Indispensable parties, hazardous substance releases, real property owners, joinder in suits concerning, Minn. Statutes 2008 115B.18

Interpleaders, Minn. Statutes 2008 336.7-603

Intervenors, see INTERVENORS

Judgment rolls, bills of exception, Minn. Statutes 2008 548.08

Labor organizations

Common name, suing under, Minn. Statutes 2008 540.151

Long-arm statutes, Minn. Statutes 2008 540.152

Railroads, Minn. Statutes 2008 540.153

Leases, third parties, standing, Minn. Statutes 2008 336.2A-531

Legislature, members and employees

Exemption from liability, Minn. Statutes 2008 540.13

Liability, reallocation, comparative negligence, Minn. Statutes 2008 604.01

Limited liability companies, see Parties to suits under LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANIES

Limited partnerships, generally, Minn. Statutes 2008 322.26

Littering, generally, Minn. Statutes 2008 169.421

Manufactured home sales, sureties, claims against, Minn. Statutes 2008 327B.11

Marriage dissolution actions

Public retirement plan information, Minn. Statutes 2008 356.49

Mechanics and material suppliers liens

Omission, effect on trials, Minn. Statutes 2008 514.14

Mediation, Minn. Statutes 2008 572.35, 2008 572A.01, 2008 572A.015

Medical assistance

Liens, third party liability, Minn. Statutes 2008 256B.042

Subrogation, private insurance policies, Minn. Statutes 2008 256B.37

Minneapolis Employees Retirement Fund, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2008 422A.05

Minnesota Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Association

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2008 61B.23

Mortgage foreclosures, receivers, defendants, Minn. Statutes 2008 582.05

Moving party, defined, Minn. Statutes 2008 554.01

Names, Minn. Statutes 2008 540.05, 2008 540.15

Negotiable instruments, conversion, Minn. Statutes 2008 336.3-420

Non-English-speaking persons

Interpreters, civil legal proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2008 546.42 to 2008 546.44

Nonprofit corporations, see Parties to suits under NONPROFIT CORPORATIONS

Notice given

Foreign states' laws, evidence of, Minn. Statutes 2008 599.07

Products liability lawsuits, notice of possible claim, Minn. Statutes 2008 604.04

Open Meeting Law

Costs and disbursements (courts), award of, Minn. Statutes 2008 13D.06

Parenting time, notice received

Parenting time expeditor costs, Minn. Statutes 2008 518.1751

Parents or guardians

Damage by minor, Minn. Statutes 2008 540.18, 2008 604.14

Injury to child, Minn. Statutes 2008 540.08

Seduction of child, Minn. Statutes 2008 540.07

Partners, associations, Minn. Statutes 2008 540.15, 2008 540.152, 2008 548.20

Party, defined, Minn. Statutes 2008 336.1-201

Paternity lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2008 257.57, 2008 257.60

Plaintiffs, see PLAINTIFFS

Prevailing party, awards to

Declaratory judgment, hazardous substances releases lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2008 115B.11

Disbursements, Minn. Statutes 2008 549.04

Interest on verdict or judgment, Minn. Statutes 2008 549.09

Pro se parties, lawsuits against professionals

Certification of expert review, Minn. Statutes 2008 544.42

Railroads, Minn. Statutes 2008 540.153

Real estate tax judgment sales

Lawsuits to set aside or cancel sale, Minn. Statutes 2008 280.33

Redemption, five-week redemption period, Minn. Statutes 2008 281.173, 2008 281.174

Receivers

Appointment before judgment, Minn. Statutes 2008 576.01

Judgment, Minn. Statutes 2008 540.14

Liability, Minn. Statutes 2008 540.14

Replevin judgments, Minn. Statutes 2008 548.04

Requests for reconsideration, Minn. Statutes 2008 268.105

Responding party, defined, Minn. Statutes 2008 554.01

Revenue Department, Tax Court, Small Claims Division, Minn. Statutes 2008 271.21

Service of process on

Paternity lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2008 257.62

Secretary of state as agent, Minn. Statutes 2008 5.25

Who may be served, Minn. Statutes 2008 5.25

Speech-impaired persons

Interpreters, civil legal proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2008 546.42 to 2008 546.44

Spousal maintenance

Private agreements, Minn. Statutes 2008 518.552

Rights, notice received, Minn. Statutes 2008 518.68

Spouses, Minn. Statutes 2008 540.05, 2008 540.09

Statute of frauds, Minn. Statutes 2008 513.01 to 2008 513.07

Submission to court without action

Judgment of court, effect, Minn. Statutes 2008 548.24

Sureties, Minn. Statutes 2008 540.11

Tax-forfeited land sales, void sales, Minn. Statutes 2008 283.03

Third parties, see THIRD PARTY CLAIMS

Transportation Department, aeronautics

Controversies involving state's rights, Minn. Statutes 2008 360.015

Treble damages, proof, Minn. Statutes 2008 548.05

Unemployment insurance, claims, Employment and Economic Development Department, Minn. Statutes 2008 268.105

Unknown parties, see UNKNOWN PARTIES

Usury, usurious notes, sales, Minn. Statutes 2008 334.03

Water conditioning contractors and installers

Service or installation, rulemaking violations, Minn. Statutes 2008 326B.52

Wiretapped evidence, notice of intent to use, Minn. Statutes 2008 626A.10

Witnesses, parties as, generally, Minn. Statutes 2008 595.02