MNCIS: Minnesota Court Information System. MNCIS Government Login/Access Accounts: Odyssey Assistant (OA) & Minnesota Public Access (MPA). Two options available for Minnesota government agencies to view state court case record information. Updated 1/31/07.
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MNCIS: Minnesota Court Information System
MNCIS GovernmentLogin/Access Accounts:Odyssey Assistant (OA) & Minnesota Public Access (MPA)
Two options available for Minnesota government agencies to view state court case record information.
MN Court Information System (MNCIS)
MNCIS Government Login Accounts
This page contains information for government agencies on how to apply for a MNCIS Government Login Account. We offer two different types of login accounts (i.e., access points) to view MNCIS data: MPA and OA. To learn the difference between these two offerings, please refer to Section 3 in the Policies & Notices (located in Step One, below). MNCIS is the new Minnesota Court Information System for all cases in Minnesota District Courts.
For more information on the MNCIS project and about access by the general public, please refer to http://www.mncourts.gov/mncis
Follow these steps to successfully submit your request for a new MPA or OA account or submit your request for changes to an existing MPA or OA account. For eligibility information, please refer to Section 2 in the Policies & Notices (located in Step One, below).
Step One: Policies, Notices and other Important Information
Step Two: Agreement
Step Three: Request Form
Step Four: Installation and User Instructions
Step Five: Change Request Form
Step Six: Support Options
See…Step Four Installation and User Instructions
MPA Login and User Instructions
MPA does not require installation. After your agency has received your User ID and Password, MPA is available at MPA login access. User instructions are available at this page by selecting the "Help" link at the top right of the page (in the black bar).
OA Installation and User Instructions
OA requires installation. After your agency has received your User ID and Password, OA installation and user instructions are available on courts web site
User Instructions and Tutorial are available at this web site
OA – Odyssey Assistant
OA User Instructions
…same web page - OA Tutorial
MPA - MNCIS Public Access
Online Help provided, includes search tips, policies and notices
MNCIS Odyssey Assistant
Navigation for OA
Login with agency user id and password
Case Manager Home
Log off by selecting x
Use Odyssey Help to learn more about the system, icons, workflow.
Odyssey Help – sample information
Searches in OA
MNCIS Odyssey is aperson-based system. All cases in which the party is involved are attached to that one party record.
Parties (e.g., defendants) are added to a case through the case Parties Tab.
A Participant is a person involved in the case, but not a direct party to the legal action – they may also be entered on the Parties tab
Attorney representation is entered on the Parties tab
The Case Opens…Exit to do another search
Find a case by party name or attorney. In this example a wildcard is used after the middle initialand aSimple search limits options
Click on Save My Settings to save search preferences. Use Case History if you have opened that case recently on the same computer – displays last 20 cases.
Find a case - by party name - Advanced search offers more search options
Location Picker. View case information from one county or statewide
Find a Party through Advanced Search.
Used to locate specific type of party
View Case Information in OA
Register of Actions display - Preview or Print.
Parties Tab. Click on hyperlinked names to see additional information.
View Case Party Details In OA, you cannot change party information.
Modify Party screen displays Statewide Party Record. This information can be accessed from the party link on the case. Tabs may contain additional information. The red “W” indicates an active warrant on the party.
Charges Tab – displays charges on the case, and plea or disposition for each charge
Hearings Tab – Past and future hearings scheduled on the case
From Disposition tab - View Court Decision and Sentence Components.
Select Case Fines and Fees to see balance details
Warrant Tab – Displays all warrants for this case
View Calendar in OA
View Calendar – sessions contain scheduled hearings
From calendar session, view scheduled hearings, case information
Click on Printer icon to print calendar session report
Calendar Session Report. For a printed calendar, Choose desired version - it is processed and sent to your email.
The calendar will arrive as a PDF file in your email . It can be printed from there.