Minnesota Statutes § 45.028 sets forth the service of process when a legal action alleges a violation of Minnesota Statutes Chapters 45-83, 155A, 309, 332, or section 326B.802. Pursuant to Minnesota Statutes § 45.028, subdivision 2, the following procedures apply:
Please note: The Department is not the agent of process for any insurance company, and it does not forward service of process to the insurance company.
The Department retains hardcopies of the summons and complaints for one year. After one year, the physical files are destroyed pursuant to our record retention schedule. However, an electronic record of the service is kept indefinitely.