Minnesota

Effective Date: 2002; 2007
State:
Minnesota
Court Type: Appellate
Implementing Authority: 480A.08 Decision of the Court
Status: Voluntary
Time Standards: Court of Appeals:
(oral argument or final submission of briefs to decision)            
100% in 90 days 

Extended Jurisdiction Juvenile
100% in 60 days
  2011 Minnesota Statutes: 480A.08 Decision of the Court

Effective Date: 1985; amended 2006
State:
Minnesota
Court Type: Trial
Case Type: Civil
Implementing Authority: Judicial Council
Status:
Time Standards: Major Civil:
Personal Injury, Contract, Property Damage,
Harassment, Other Civil

(filing to disposition)
90% within 12 months
97% within 18 months
99% within 24 months
 

Effective Date: 1985; amended 2006
State:
Minnesota
Court Type: Trial
Case Type: Criminal
Implementing Authority: Judicial Council
Status: Voluntary
Time Standards: Major Criminal:
Felony, Gross Misdemeanor

(filing to disposition)
90% within 4 months
97% within 6 months
99% within 12 months

Minor Criminal:
5th Degree Assault, Non-Traffic Misdeamnor or Petty
Misdemeanor, Misdemeanor DWI, Other Traffic

(filing to disposition)
90% within 3 months
97% within 6 months
99% within 9 months
 

Effective Date: 1985; amended 2006
State:
Minnesota
Court Type: Trial
Case Type: Domestic
Implementing Authority: Judicial Council
Status:
Time Standards: Major Family:

Domestic Violence: Orders for Protection:
(filing to disposition)
90% within 2 months
97% within 3 months
99% within 4 months

Dissolution:
(filing to disposition)
90% within 12 months
97% within 18 months
99% within 24 months
 

Effective Date: 1989; amended 2006
State:
Minnesota
Court Type: Trial
Case Type: Juvenile
Implementing Authority: Judicial Council
Status: Voluntary
Time Standards: Major Juvenile
Delinquency: Felony, Gross Misdemeanor, Misdemeanor

(filing to disposition)
90% within 3 months
97% within 5 months
99% within 6 months
 

Monitoring Information: Minnesota documents court performance relevant to criminal time standards by on-demand computer-generated reports from data warehouse with information compiled at both local and statewide levels.
Reports/summaries with time standards and other performance measures are posted on the court system intranet for viewing by all court employees.
Reports/summaries are available to the public in the form of a print out upon request and on the public web site.
Notes:

None.