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PARTIES TO SUITS

Acknowledgments, sanctions, civil lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2016 549.211

Administrators of estates, costs and disbursements, recovery, Minn. Statutes 2016 549.14

Adverse claims to real property, actions to determine rights of parties, Minn. Statutes 2016 559.01

Adverse parties

Civil trials

Absence of parties, effect, Minn. Statutes 2016 546.07

Assessment of damages without answer, demand, Minn. Statutes 2016 546.28

Calendar, order of disposition of cases, Minn. Statutes 2016 546.07

Continuance, Minn. Statutes 2016 546.08

Decision by court, Minn. Statutes 2016 546.27, 2016 546.32

Jurors, Minn. Statutes 2016 546.10, 2016 546.13

Pleadings, Minn. Statutes 2016 544.21, 2016 544.22

Verdicts, polling of jurors, Minn. Statutes 2016 546.16

Declaratory judgment, Minn. Statutes 2016 555.08

District court, Minn. Statutes 2016 357.021

Lost instruments, rights regarding, Minn. Statutes 2016 601.01, 2016 601.05

Notice received

Change of attorney, Minn. Statutes 2016 481.11, 2016 481.12

Foreign states' laws, evidence of, Minn. Statutes 2016 599.07

Habeas corpus appeals, Minn. Statutes 2016 589.30

Out-of-court statements, intent to offer in evidence, Minn. Statutes 2016 595.02

Postconviction remedy, notice of appeal, Minn. Statutes 2016 590.06

Service of process on, Minn. Statutes 2016 590.06, 2016 606.02, 2016 606.05

Aggrieved parties

Defined, Minn. Statutes 2016 336.1-201

Liberal administration of remedies, Commercial Code, Minn. Statutes 2016 336.1-305

Arbitration, see Parties to arbitration under ARBITRATION

Assignees

Abatement of action, Minn. Statutes 2016 540.12

Defense, setoff, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2016 540.03

Fiduciaries, assignees defined as, Minn. Statutes 2016 520.01

Mechanics and material suppliers liens, Minn. Statutes 2016 514.73

Property managers, appointed by court, Minn. Statutes 2016 540.14

Associations

Common name, suing under, Minn. Statutes 2016 540.15

Joint debts, liability, Minn. Statutes 2016 548.20

Long-arm statutes, Minn. Statutes 2016 540.152

Banks, generally, Minn. Statutes 2016 316.13

Bonds (officers and fiduciaries)

Approval, Minn. Statutes 2016 574.20

Filing with court, Minn. Statutes 2016 574.22

Lawsuits on, Minn. Statutes 2016 574.24, 2016 574.25

Undertaking in lieu of bond, Minn. Statutes 2016 574.18

Business corporations, see Parties to suits under BUSINESS CORPORATIONS

Cemetery lots, abandoned, quieting title, Minn. Statutes 2016 306.22

Child custody, see Parties to suits under CHILD CUSTODY

Child support, notice received, Minn. Statutes 2016 518.68

Children

Costs and disbursements adjudged against child, liability, Minn. Statutes 2016 549.12

Custody, see Parties to suits under CHILD CUSTODY

Exclusion from courtroom, civil trials, Minn. Statutes 2016 546.28

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

Civil trials

Absence of parties, effect, Minn. Statutes 2016 546.07

Assessment of damages without answer, demand, Minn. Statutes 2016 546.28

Calendar, order of disposition of cases, Minn. Statutes 2016 546.07

Children, courtrooms, exclusion from, civil trials, Minn. Statutes 2016 546.37

Decision by court, Minn. Statutes 2016 546.27, 2016 546.32

Interpreters, appointment, persons with communication disabilities, Minn. Statutes 2016 546.42 to 2016 546.44

Jury selection, challenges, Minn. Statutes 2016 546.10

Code violations lawsuits, landlords and tenants, Minn. Statutes 2016 504B.395

Commercial Code, defendants, defined, Minn. Statutes 2016 336.1-201

Common carriers, actions for damages to goods, Minn. Statutes 2016 540.17

Compensation of attorneys, Minn. Statutes 2016 549.01

Conciliation courts, generally, Minn. Statutes 2016 491A.02

Contagious or infectious diseases, carriers, noncompliant behavior, Minn. Statutes 2016 144.4174

Contracts and agreements

Alternative dispute resolution, use, medical malpractice cases, Minn. Statutes 2016 604.11

Lawsuits against professionals, certification of expert review, Minn. Statutes 2016 544.42

Cooperative associations

Dissolution, Minn. Statutes 2016 308B.931, 2016 308B.941

Liquidation, Minn. Statutes 2016 308A.941, 2016 308A.951

Corporations, generally, see Parties to suits under CORPORATIONS

Costs and disbursements (courts)

Children, costs adjudged against, liability, Minn. Statutes 2016 549.12

Death of party, actions on judgments, costs, effect, Minn. Statutes 2016 549.08

Double costs, when allowed, Minn. Statutes 2016 549.03

Equitable actions, Minn. Statutes 2016 549.07

Multiple defendants, plaintiff's costs, Minn. Statutes 2016 549.06

Open Meeting Law, Minn. Statutes 2016 13D.06

Prevailing party, Minn. Statutes 2016 549.04

Recovery, amounts allowed, Minn. Statutes 2016 549.02

Damages, interest, Minn. Statutes 2016 549.09

Deaf persons, interpreters, civil legal proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2016 546.42 to 2016 546.44

Death of parties

Costs and disbursements, effect on, Minn. Statutes 2016 549.08

Effect on lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2016 540.12

Execution of judgment, Minn. Statutes 2016 550.04

Judgment after death, Minn. Statutes 2016 548.07

Judgments, effect, Minn. Statutes 2016 550.06

Statutes of limitations, effect, Minn. Statutes 2016 541.16

Defendants, see DEFENDANTS

Definitions

Claims against the state, Minn. Statutes 2016 15.471

Party, Commercial Code, Minn. Statutes 2016 336.1-201

Public participation lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2016 554.01

Election contests, Minn. Statutes 2016 209.02

Eminent domain proceedings

Appeals, notice, generally, Minn. Statutes 2016 117.145

Commissioners' reports, notice, Minn. Statutes 2016 117.115

Employer organizations, common name, suing under, Minn. Statutes 2016 540.151

Employment and Economic Development Department, unemployment insurance, claims, Minn. Statutes 2016 268.105

Environmental rights actions, Minn. Statutes 2016 116B.03, 2016 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 2016 549.14

Federal Railway Labor Act, exemption, Minn. Statutes 2016 540.153

Finance charges, vested rights, Minn. Statutes 2016 334.17

Foreign states' laws, evidence of, Minn. Statutes 2016 599.07

Garnishment proceedings, designation of parties, Minn. Statutes 2016 571.712

Gas pipelines, complaints, Minn. Statutes 2016 216B.045

Guardians of minors, see Parents or guardians under this topic

Human Services Department

Data, access, Minn. Statutes 2016 13.46

Orders, appeals, Minn. Statutes 2016 256.045

Indispensable parties, hazardous substance releases, real property owners, joinder in suits concerning, Minn. Statutes 2016 115B.18

Interpleaders, Minn. Statutes 2016 336.7-603

Intervenors, see INTERVENORS

Judgment rolls, bills of exception, Minn. Statutes 2016 548.08

Labor organizations

Common name, suing under, Minn. Statutes 2016 540.151

Long-arm statutes, Minn. Statutes 2016 540.152

Railroads, Minn. Statutes 2016 540.153

Leases, third parties, standing, Minn. Statutes 2016 336.2A-531

Legislature, members and employees, exemption from liability, Minn. Statutes 2016 540.13

Liability, reallocation, comparative negligence, Minn. Statutes 2016 604.01

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

Limited partnerships, generally, Minn. Statutes 2016 322.26

Littering, generally, Minn. Statutes 2016 169.421

Manufactured home sales, sureties, claims against, Minn. Statutes 2016 327B.11

Marriage dissolution actions, public retirement plan information, Minn. Statutes 2016 356.49

Mechanics and material suppliers liens, omission, effect on trials, Minn. Statutes 2016 514.14

Mediation

Comprehensive planning disputes, Minn. Statutes 2016 572A.01

Mediated settlement agreements, Minn. Statutes 2016 572.35

Municipal boundary adjustments, Minn. Statutes 2016 572A.015

Medical assistance

Liens, third party liability, Minn. Statutes 2016 256B.042

Subrogation, private insurance policies, Minn. Statutes 2016 256B.37

Minnesota Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Association, Minn. Statutes 2016 61B.23

Mortgage foreclosures, receivers, defendants, Minn. Statutes 2016 582.05

Moving party, defined, Minn. Statutes 2016 554.01

Names, Minn. Statutes 2016 540.05, 2016 540.15

Negotiable instruments, conversion, Minn. Statutes 2016 336.3-420

Non-English-speaking persons, interpreters, civil legal proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2016 546.42 to 2016 546.44

Nonprofit corporations, see Parties to suits under NONPROFIT CORPORATIONS

Open Meeting Law, costs and disbursements (courts), award of, Minn. Statutes 2016 13D.06

Parenting time, notice received, expeditor costs, Minn. Statutes 2016 518.1751

Parents or guardians

Damage by minor, Minn. Statutes 2016 540.18, 2016 604.14

Injury to child, Minn. Statutes 2016 540.08

Seduction of child, Minn. Statutes 2016 540.07

Partners, associations, Minn. Statutes 2016 540.15, 2016 540.152, 2016 548.20

Party, defined, Minn. Statutes 2016 336.1-201

Paternity lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2016 257.57, 2016 257.60

Plaintiffs, see PLAINTIFFS

Prevailing party, awards to

Declaratory judgment, hazardous substances releases lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2016 115B.11

Disbursements, Minn. Statutes 2016 549.04

Interest on verdict or judgment, Minn. Statutes 2016 549.09

Pro se parties

Landlord and tenant matters, Minn. Statutes 2016 481.02

Lawsuits against professionals, certification of expert review, Minn. Statutes 2016 544.42

Products liability lawsuits, notice of possible claim, Minn. Statutes 2016 604.04

Railroads, Minn. Statutes 2016 540.153

Real estate tax judgment sales

Lawsuits to set aside or cancel sale, Minn. Statutes 2016 280.33

Redemption, five-week redemption period, Minn. Statutes 2016 281.173, 2016 281.174

Receivers, judgment, liability, Minn. Statutes 2016 540.14

Replevin judgments, Minn. Statutes 2016 548.04

Requests for reconsideration, Minn. Statutes 2016 268.105

Responding party, defined, Minn. Statutes 2016 554.01

Revenue Department, Tax Court, Small Claims Division, Minn. Statutes 2016 271.21

Service of process on

Paternity lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2016 257.62

Secretary of state as agent, Minn. Statutes 2016 5.25

Who may be served, Minn. Statutes 2016 5.25

Speech-impaired persons, interpreters, civil legal proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2016 546.42 to 2016 546.44

Spousal maintenance

Private agreements, Minn. Statutes 2016 518.552

Rights, notice received, Minn. Statutes 2016 518.68

Spouses, Minn. Statutes 2016 540.05, 2016 540.09

Statute of frauds, Minn. Statutes 2016 513.01 to 2016 513.07

Submission to court without action, judgment of court, effect, Minn. Statutes 2016 548.24

Sureties, Minn. Statutes 2016 540.11

Tax-forfeited land sales, void sales, Minn. Statutes 2016 283.03

Third parties, see THIRD-PARTY CLAIMS

Transportation Department, aeronautics, controversies involving state's rights, Minn. Statutes 2016 360.015

Treble damages, proof, Minn. Statutes 2016 548.05

Unemployment insurance, claims, Employment and Economic Development Department, Minn. Statutes 2016 268.105

Unknown parties, see UNKNOWN PARTIES

Usury, usurious notes, sales, Minn. Statutes 2016 334.03

Water conditioning contractors and installers, service or installation, rulemaking violations, Minn. Statutes 2016 326B.52

Wiretapped evidence, notice of intent to use, Minn. Statutes 2016 626A.10

Witnesses, parties as, generally, Minn. Statutes 2016 595.02