Court & Legal Services

  1. Civil Process

    The Civil Process Unit is responsible for serving court orders including but not limited to: orders for protection, harassment orders, subpoenas, orders to show cause, summon and complaints, and more.

  2. Court Security

    The Court Security are responsible for the court proceedings, they a will search people entering the courthouse, and inform you about the items that are prohibited.

  3. Detention

    There are 3 secure detention programs the 30-60-90-120 day Correctional Residential Program, Sexual Therapy Program, and Secure Hold Program.

  4. Jail

    The jail has a number for programs for those that are not safety or security threats, these programs include work detail, work release, sentence to service, reintegration advance planning, and more.

  5. Juvenile & Protective Services

    View the juvenile and protective services responsibilities of the Attorney's Office.

  6. Law Library

    The Clay County Law Library was established to make available, without charge, substantial and relevant legal materials for use by the judges and the courts of Minnesota; city, county, and state officials; members of the bar; and all inhabitants of Clay County, Minnesota.

  7. Probation

    The Clay County Probation Office is dedicated to reducing recidivism by promoting offender change through proven strategies during safe and secure incarceration and effective community supervision.

  8. Public Defenders

    Learn what the Public Defense Attorneys of Clay County do.

  9. Regional Juvenile Center Services

    The West Central Regional Juvenile Center (WCRJC) functions as a coed secure facility, as well as a coed nonsecure care program.

  10. Specialty Courts

    Clay County District Court houses three specialty court programs: Domestic Violence Court, Drug Court and Veterans Treatment Court.

  11. Victim / Witness Services

    The Clay County Attorney's Office, in conjunction with the Victim / Witness Program, is committed to providing assistance to victims and witnesses involved in the criminal justice system.