Courts in North Dakota
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If you're facing a DWI or DUI charge in North Dakota, your case will be heard in a North Dakota Municipal Court. North Dakota's District Courts handle all civil, domestic violence, and juvenile cases in, and cases involving traffic violations. North Dakota has a Temporary Court of Appeals that hears civil, criminal, and administrative agency appeals, and the state's 'court of last resort' is the North Dakota Supreme Court, which hears appeals from the Temporary Court of Appeals. If you're trying to find out if someone has a criminal record in North Dakota, many North Dakota court records for its District Courts are available online at http://www.ndcourts.gov/publicsearch/counties.aspx. However, some counties don't participate in this online database. If you're seeking records that aren't available online, you will need to contact the Clerk of Courts in that county to obtain copy of North Dakota court documents. A list of the participating North Dakota counties can be found at the above link. For further information regarding the availability of North Dakota public records, see the North Dakota 'Public Access to Court Records' guide at http://www.ndcourts.gov/publicsearch/counties.aspx.
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21, Aug 2014 - North Dakota fed court clerk warns of email scam
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - Federal court officials in North Dakota are warning of an email scam inviting people to fill out online forms for jury duty. The subject line is "EJuror Program" or something similar. Officials say the email contains spelling and grammatical errors and asks for sensitive, ...
21, Aug 2014 - Jury deliberating in ND crew camp killing; trial in Grand Forks
Jury deliberations are underway in the trial of a Michigan man accused of fatally stabbing his friend at an oil field crew camp in North Dakota.
20, Aug 2014 - Williams, ND Jury deliberating in ND crew camp killing
Jury deliberations are underway in the trial of a Michigan man accused of fatally stabbing his friend at an oil field crew camp in North Dakota.
20, Aug 2014 - Ward, ND North Dakota man denies sex offenses against minors
MINOT, N.D. - A Minot man charged with 17 felonies and 2 misdemeanors regarding using the Internet to promote obscenity and lure minors has entered his pleas in district court.
20, Aug 2014 - Texas man charged after ND airport laptop incident
WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) — A Texas man was being held in a North Dakota jail Friday after authorities said he ran from a Williston airport security checkpoint when federal agents tried to search his laptop, an incident that closed the facility for several hours. According to a police affidavit, Transportation Security Administration employees were investigating Pyron's duct-taped laptop Thursday ...
19, Aug 2014 - Teen sisters from North Dakota taken against their will found in Wilmington
Two men made their first court appearance in New Hanover County Wednesday afternoon after allegedly taking a pair of sisters from North Dakota against their will.
19, Aug 2014 - Trucker accused of possessing child pornography
GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — A truck driver arrested at a border crossing between North Dakota and Canada appeared in federal court Tuesday on allegations he possessed thousands of images of child pornogr
19, Aug 2014 - Courts warn about juror scam
Federal court officials in North Dakota are warning of emails inviting the public to fill out an online form for jury duty.
19, Aug 2014 - Fugitive seized in Breckenridge
Michael Jason Engst, 36, a fugitive from the North Dakota State Prison in Bismarck escaped Wednesday evening and area law enforcement officials took him into custody without incident in the 400 block of Ninth Street South, Breckenridge, Minnesota.
19, Aug 2014 - Missoula man gets eight years for Bakken construction fraud
MISSOULA - Jonathan Lee Oliver, a 41-year-old Missoula resident, was sentenced to 100 months in prison for diverting money he received from customers in eastern Montana, North Dakota, and other places, and using the money to buy himself a house, several vehicles, two jet skis, a luxury motor home, a diamond engagement ring, and various other items.
19, Aug 2014 - Attorney: Kirkpatrick would have been bad witness
The former attorney for an Oklahoma man convicted of hiring a hit man to kill his son-in-law in North Dakota said he didn't want his client on the stand during the 2011 trial because he thought he would talk too much, citing the man's testimony Thursday in which he mentioned the Super Bowl, Colin Powell, the Middle East and TV lawyer Perry Mason.
18, Aug 2014 - Trucker accused of possessing child pornography appears in Grand Forks court
A truck driver arrested at a border crossing between North Dakota and Canada appeared in federal court Tuesday on allegations he possessed thousands of images of child pornography that was downloaded at various truck and rest stops.
18, Aug 2014 - Grand Forks, ND Man charged in meth case sentenced to 17 years
A North Dakota man has been sentenced to 17 years in prison on a drug charge.
18, Aug 2014 - Trial underway in North Dakota crew camp killing
GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) - A jury has been seated in the trial of a Michigan man accused of fatally stabbing his friend at an oil field crew camp in North Dakota.
18, Aug 2014 - Man sentenced to 25 years in prison for prostituting a child throughout Minnesota, Wisconsin
On Friday, United States Attorney Andrew M. Luger announced the sentencing of Markeace Canty, a/k/a “Quake,” 33 years old, to 300 months in federal prison for prostituting a child throughout the Upper Midwest, including in Minnesota, Illinois, Indiana, North Dakota, and Wisconsin.
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