Court Administration

Provides staff support for a full range of court operations for the District Court in Rice County. The department is responsible for processing and management of all records and files of the court as well as providing services to the public, other county offices and the judiciary. The department processes and calendars Civil, Family/Probate, Criminal/Traffic, Juvenile and Conciliation (small claims) cases through the court system. Court Administration is also responsible for the collection and disbursement of fines, fees and restitution, and safeguarding all court ordered trusts.

Traffic fine information


To pay fines by phone, or for questions on tickets or fines, call 800-657-3611. In the metro, call  651-281-3219. MasterCard and VISA are accepted.

To pay fines online, visit the Minnesota Court Web Payment page.