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Minnesota - Disputing Public Records
Obtaining an Official Record
Criminal history records are maintained in Minnesota by the Minnesota Department of Public Safety and the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension.
Here are some criminal record expungement resources:
- Basics on Criminal Expungement
- Forms - Criminal Expungement
- Video Tutorial on Expungement Forms
- Step By Step Guide to Expungement
Civil records generally include judgments, liens and evictions, as well as other family and small claims cases.
The most efficient way to dispute a civil record in Minnesota is to contact the court in which the record was filed.
Bankruptcies can stay on your credit record for as long as 10 years. The most important place these records can affect you is on your credit report. To dispute a bankruptcy record that is inaccurate, contact each of the three major U.S. credit bureaus. Each has a process online for disputing records that appear on your file.
Disputing the actual public record can be much more challenging since the consumer is the one who files for the bankruptcy in the first place. More information can be found on the United States Courts website.
General Contact InformationMinnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension
1430 Maryland Ave. East
St. Paul, MN 55106
Minnesota State Court Administrator's Office
Minnesota Judicial Center (MJC)
Suite #: 135
25 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
St. Paul, MN 55155
U.S. Court Locator
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