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Welcome to the Dakotacountycourt. Here you will find a public records search that includes: marriage, divorce, criminal, arrests, mugshots, missing persons & more. DISCLAIMER: Dakotacountycourt is not operated by, affiliated or associated with any local, state, or federal government or agency. Dakotacountycourt works with a aggregation company called PeopleConnect, that collects government-generated records from public sources and provides fast, easy, and inexpensive access to those records. Because those records are subject to change by the original sources, we cannot guarantee the accuracy, reliability, or timeliness of the content offered. Dakotacountycourt is not a consumer reporting company as defined by The Fair Credit Reporting Act, 15 USC § 1681 et seq, and cannot be used for the purposes of establishing credit worthiness, employment background checks, tenant screenings, or evaluation of risk related to business transactions. Avoid using Dakotacountycourt for criminal purposes such as stalking or identity theft, as such utilizations are subject to civil or criminal charges and penalties. Users must agree with the PeopleConnect terms of service before making use of the service.

Dakota County is the third most populated county in Minnesota and is located in the east-central portion of the state. The population as of the 2020 census was 440,000. The county seat is Hastings, and the state was named for the Dakota Sioux tribe who inhabited the area. The Board of Commissioners governs the county, and there are seven commissioners. The County votes Democratic.

Courthouse The County Courthouse is at 1560 Highway 55/Pleasant Drive in Hastings, MN. It was built in 1973-1974 in the modern style. An addition was added in 1988. It is a three-story mulberry-toned jumbo brick, concrete, and glass structure. The grounds are landscaped, and the building sits just west of downtown Hastings.

County Clerk

The Clerk’s Office in Dakota County, MN, is responsible for maintaining public records for the county. The Office provides public access to records under local government regulations and laws. The Office also provides support for the local elections process. You can also find residential property records, including mortgage and deed records, parcel zoning and structural details, sales history valuations, property tax assessments, and deeds.

The Dakota County Clerk offers limited research services to the public and individuals. You can obtain information by phone by visiting in person to access available records.

District Court

The First Judicial District Court is at 1560 Highway 55, Hastings, MN 55033. Phone: 651-377-7180. It has 36 judges and more than 250 staff that handle 95,000 cases annually. This includes six other counties. The court aims to “provide justice through a system that assures equal access for the fair and timely resolution of cases and controversies.”

The District Court has jurisdiction in civil, family, probate, juvenile, criminal and traffic cases filed in Dakota County.
There are three court locations in Dakota County. The Judicial Center is in Hastings, the Western Service Center is in Apple Valley, and the Northern Service Center is in West St. Paul. The Court Administrator is Maria King. Contact her at 1560 Highway 55 in Hastings, MN 55033 at 651-377-7180. She will help with copies of court records. Still, she cannot help you with birth or death certificates, marriage certificates, immigration records, real estate records, or Recognition of Parentage (ROP) forms.

You can obtain records at the district courthouse, which offers electronic access to statewide public case records. You can also obtain records via in-person counter access to locally stored, public case records in paper form. The courthouse public access terminals have the most complete access to electronic district court case records.

Courts in Dakota County

Dakota County, Minnesota, consists of District Courts, a Tax Court, and a Worker’s Compensation Court of Appeals.

Tax Court

Tax Court hears appeals of orders issued by the Commissioner of Revenue and appeals of local property tax valuations, equalization, classification, and exemptions. The Tax Court is located in the Minnesota Judicial Center in St. Paul; however, judges can travel throughout the state to conduct tax court trials.
Minnesota Workers’ Compensation Court of Appeals

The Minnesota Workers’ Compensation Court of Appeals hears appeals of workers’ compensation cases. These cases are decided by compensation judges at the Office of Administrative Hears and the Workers’ Compensation Division of the Department of Labor and Industry.

Felony Drug Court

Drug Court is for substance-dependent offenders who are charged with felony drug offenses and are at high risk of reoffending. Participants in the program address sobriety, receive community support, and work toward education and housing goals. They focus on becoming productive, law-abiding members of Minnesota society. If you need more information, contact Dakota County Community Corrections at 651-554-6060.

Administration

County Clerk
Sheriff Joe Leko 651-438-4700
County Administrator Matt Smith 651-438-4418
County Attorney Kathryn M. Keena 651-438-4438
Judges Vicki Vial Taylor
Jamie L. Cork
Dannia L. Edwards590 Highway 55
Hasting, MN 55033 David Lutz
1590 Highway 55 Bryce A. D. Ehrman
651-377-7180 Michael J. Mayer
Cynthia L. McCollum
Timothy J. McManus
Shawn M. Moynihan
Tanya O. O’Brien
Arlene M. Asenio Perkkio
Tracy Perzel
Stacey E. Sorensen Green
Kathyrn Iverson Landrum
Adam Johnson
Rachelle M. Wahi
David L. Knutson
Christopher Jon Lehmann

County Resources


Perform a free Dakotacountycourt court records search, including marriage, divorce, criminal, arrests, mugshots persons and more. DISCLAIMER: Dakotacountycourt is not operated by, affiliated or associated with any local, state, or federal government or agency. Dakotacountycourt works with a aggregation site called PeopleConnect that collects government-generated records from public sources and provides fast, easy, and inexpensive access to those records. Because those records are subject to change by the original sources, we cannot guarantee the accuracy, reliability, or timeliness of the content offered on this website. Dakotacountycourt is not a consumer reporting company as defined by The Fair Credit Reporting Act, 15 USC § 1681 et seq, and cannot be used for the purposes of establishing credit worthiness, employment background checks, tenant screenings, or evaluation of risk related to business transactions. Avoid using Dakotacountycourt for criminal purposes such as stalking or identity theft, as such utilizations are subject to civil or criminal charges and penalties. Users must agree with the PeopleConnect terms of service before making use of the website.

Dakota County is the third most populated county in Minnesota and is located in the east-central portion of the state. The population as of the 2020 census was 440,000. The county seat is Hastings, and the state was named for the Dakota Sioux tribe who inhabited the area. The Board of Commissioners governs the county, and there are seven commissioners. The County votes Democratic.

Courthouse The County Courthouse is at 1560 Highway 55/Pleasant Drive in Hastings, MN. It was built in 1973-1974 in the modern style. An addition was added in 1988. It is a three-story mulberry-toned jumbo brick, concrete, and glass structure. The grounds are landscaped, and the building sits just west of downtown Hastings.

County Clerk

The Clerk’s Office in Dakota County, MN, is responsible for maintaining public records for the county. The Office provides public access to records under local government regulations and laws. The Office also provides support for the local elections process. You can also find residential property records, including mortgage and deed records, parcel zoning and structural details, sales history valuations, property tax assessments, and deeds.

The Dakota County Clerk offers limited research services to the public and individuals. You can obtain information by phone by visiting in person to access available records.

District Court

The First Judicial District Court is at 1560 Highway 55, Hastings, MN 55033. Phone: 651-377-7180. It has 36 judges and more than 250 staff that handle 95,000 cases annually. This includes six other counties. The court aims to “provide justice through a system that assures equal access for the fair and timely resolution of cases and controversies.”

The District Court has jurisdiction in civil, family, probate, juvenile, criminal and traffic cases filed in Dakota County.
There are three court locations in Dakota County. The Judicial Center is in Hastings, the Western Service Center is in Apple Valley, and the Northern Service Center is in West St. Paul. The Court Administrator is Maria King. Contact her at 1560 Highway 55 in Hastings, MN 55033 at 651-377-7180. She will help with copies of court records. Still, she cannot help you with birth or death certificates, marriage certificates, immigration records, real estate records, or Recognition of Parentage (ROP) forms.

You can obtain records at the district courthouse, which offers electronic access to statewide public case records. You can also obtain records via in-person counter access to locally stored, public case records in paper form. The courthouse public access terminals have the most complete access to electronic district court case records.

Courts in Dakota County

Dakota County, Minnesota, consists of District Courts, a Tax Court, and a Worker’s Compensation Court of Appeals.

Tax Court

Tax Court hears appeals of orders issued by the Commissioner of Revenue and appeals of local property tax valuations, equalization, classification, and exemptions. The Tax Court is located in the Minnesota Judicial Center in St. Paul; however, judges can travel throughout the state to conduct tax court trials.
Minnesota Workers’ Compensation Court of Appeals

The Minnesota Workers’ Compensation Court of Appeals hears appeals of workers’ compensation cases. These cases are decided by compensation judges at the Office of Administrative Hears and the Workers’ Compensation Division of the Department of Labor and Industry.

Felony Drug Court

Drug Court is for substance-dependent offenders who are charged with felony drug offenses and are at high risk of reoffending. Participants in the program address sobriety, receive community support, and work toward education and housing goals. They focus on becoming productive, law-abiding members of Minnesota society. If you need more information, contact Dakota County Community Corrections at 651-554-6060.

Administration

County Clerk
Sheriff Joe Leko 651-438-4700
County Administrator Matt Smith 651-438-4418
County Attorney Kathryn M. Keena 651-438-4438
Judges Vicki Vial Taylor
Jamie L. Cork
Dannia L. Edwards590 Highway 55
Hasting, MN 55033 David Lutz
1590 Highway 55 Bryce A. D. Ehrman
651-377-7180 Michael J. Mayer
Cynthia L. McCollum
Timothy J. McManus
Shawn M. Moynihan
Tanya O. O’Brien
Arlene M. Asenio Perkkio
Tracy Perzel
Stacey E. Sorensen Green
Kathyrn Iverson Landrum
Adam Johnson
Rachelle M. Wahi
David L. Knutson
Christopher Jon Lehmann