Welcome to Lincoln County Minnesota

Court Administrator

Kim Jelen, Lyon & Lincoln County Court Administrator

319 N Rebecca, PO Box 29, Ivanhoe, MN  56142
Phone:  507-680-7005


8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday

What We Do

The Court Administrator provides staff support for a full range of court operations for the District Court.  The department is responsible for processing and management of all records and files of the court as providing services to the public, other county offices, and the judiciary.  The department is also responsible for processing and calendaring Civil, Family, Probate, Traffic/Criminal, 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. 

You now have the options of paying your fine by phone, web or mail.  If you pay by IVR/IWR there is a convenience fee of $1.50.  Questions and payments regarding traffic tickets should be directed to the MN Court Payment Center at 1.800-657-3611 (if calling from outside the metro area) or 651-281-3219 (if calling from area code 612, 651, 763, or 952).  Alternatively, you may visit the MN Court Payment Center web site at www.mncourts.gov.

Some citations require a court appearance.   You should contact the Court Administrator’s Office at 507.694.1355  if you have any questions.      

Lincoln County Courthouse, 319 N. Rebecca, PO Box 29, Ivanhoe, MN 56142  | Phone: 507-694-1000 , Fax: 507-694-1198

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