Scroll down the page to access North Dakota federal, state, and county court record databases. These include civil, criminal, probate, Supreme Court, court calendars, judgments, bankruptcies, and other court filings.
In North Dakota, there are limited jurisdiction courts, general jurisdiction trial courts, and appellate courts. The latter consist of the Court of Appeals and the North Dakota Supreme Court.
Limited jurisdiction courts are the Municipal Courts, which handle ordinance violations.
District Courts are the trial courts of general jurisdiction. They handle civil, felony, misdemeanor, and juvenile cases in the seven districts that divide North Dakota.
Click on the “Court Records” resource below to access the North Dakota State Court service. It allows a search of District Court cases and a limited number of Municipal Courts, but not all districts contribute records. Also below are resources for U.S. District Court federal civil, criminal, and bankruptcy filings in North Dakota; Supreme Court dockets and opinions; and Cass County Probate Records.
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|+ Criminal Court Records Pay Site|
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|Bankruptcies Pay Site|
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|Cass County Probate Records |
Search this North Dakota State University library archives database for Cass County District Court probate records.
|Court Calendars |
Use this North Dakota State Court service to search by county and date for civil, criminal, and traffic district court hearings.
|Court Records |
Use this North Dakota State Court service to search by name, citation number, or case number for North Dakota District Court criminal, traffic, and civil case information.
|Court Records - U.S. District PACER Pay Site|
Provided by: U.S. District Court of North Dakota. Register with the fee-based PACER system to search for Federal civil & criminal court records by case number, party name, filing date, or last update. Provides dockets and documents.
|Judgments Pay Site|
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|Protective Orders |
Search for protective orders in North Dakota by case number and respondent name and county of issuance.
|Supreme Court Docket |
Search the North Dakota Supreme Court Docket by docket number, party name, keyword or phrase.
|Supreme Court Opinions/Decisions |
Browse for North Dakota Supreme Court Opinions alphabetically or by listing, topic, Justice, or Trial Judge. Or search for Opinions by keyword, title, citation, topic, and/or author.