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Most evictions in Minnesota are on pause during the peacetime emergency.

Read our fact sheet COVID-19: Renters' Rights and Court Changes During the Pandemic for more information.

Court papers for an eviction are called a Summons and Complaint. If you get a Summons and Complaint for an eviction, these are some of the things you need to know.

If you get a Summons and Complaint

Common Eviction Defenses

If You Lose in Court