Murray County Court Administrator

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 well as providing services to the public, other county offices and the judiciary. The department is also responsible for processing and calendaring of 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.

Questions and payments regarding traffic tickets should be directed to the MN Court Payment Center at 1-800-657-3611 or visit the MN Court Payment Center web site


Murray County Court Administrator

County Court Administrator: Denise Brandel
Phone: 507-836-1125
Fax: 507-836-6019
Address: Murray County Court Administrator
Murray County Courts Building
PO Box 57
2848 Broadway Avenue
Slayton, MN 56172
Hours: 8:00 to 4:30 Monday – Friday

Honorable Judge of the District Court: Christina M. Wietzema

  • Family – Dissolution, adoptions, custody matters, orders for protection
  • Civil – Small claims/conciliation court, civil matters, probate (wills), harassment restraining orders
  • Criminal – Felony, gross misdemeanors and misdemeanors
  • Traffic – Payment of tickets and court appearances
  • Juvenile and Juvenile Traffic Hearings

District Court Staff

Deputy Court Administrator:  Sharon Tellinghuisen
Phone: 507-836-1121

Deputy Court Administrator:  
Phone: 507-836-1120

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