Court Administration


Court Administration provides case management for all court cases processed in Wright County District Court including criminal, civil, family, probate, juvenile, traffic, and conciliation courts. In addition, this department collects all court fees and fines, schedules court appearances, maintains court records, and coordinates jury qualification and selection.

Funding & Authority

Although located in the Wright County Government Center, as part of the Minnesota Judicial Branch, court administration is a state funded, rather than county funded, office. Wright County is part of the Tenth Judicial District. The office of the district court clerk (called court administrator by statute) is provided for in Article VI, Section 13 of the Constitution of the State of Minnesota. The Wright County Court Administrator is appointed by the Judges of the Tenth Judicial District. The authority and responsibilities of the office are set forth in Minnesota Statutes, Chapter 485.

Fine Update

Please be advised that Court Administration can no longer accept credit card payments over the phone for fine/restitution payments for criminal cases and/or payable Citations.

To make a fine/restitution payment contact:
Court Processing Center: 651-281-3219 (metro) or 1-800-657-3611
IVR - Phone automated system: 651-281-3219 (metro) or 1-800-657-3611
IWR - Online payment system: -> Pay Fines option

We are able to accept payments at our counter. We accept Cash, Money Order, Cashier Checks, Credit Cards - Visa, Mastercard, Discover and American Express.

For further information, visit the Wright County Courts Website