Nelson County Court Records Search

See Nelson County ND courts and search free public court records. Courts are legal institutions which resolve disputes between parties and rule on legal cases related to civil, criminal, and administrative matters.

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Find Nelson County Court Records

Nelson County Courts maintain records on all legal actions taken in Nelson County, ND, which can include court cases, legal filings, and court docket information. These public records are open and available upon request in Nelson County. In order to locate the correct court record, you will need to know which Nelson County Court heard the case. Legal actions are divided between Nelson County Criminal Courts and Nelson County Civil Courts.

Nelson County Criminal Records

Criminal Courts in Nelson County, ND maintain records on felony and misdemeanor cases, including homicides, sexual assaults, DUIs, property crimes, drug charges, and other criminal charges. These criminal records often include Nelson County Police Department records, bond information, and personal information about the defendant.

Nelson County Civil Court Records

Civil Courts at the North Dakota State level in Nelson County contain public records on legal actions that are not criminal in nature, including traffic accident reports, divorce proceedings, nonpayment claims following business transactions, consumer complaints, and product liability claims. North Dakota Civil Courts have records on Nelson County adoption, divorce, estate, bankruptcy, probate, and Nelson County Tax Court records. Some of these records may be sealed or partially redacted due to the sensitive information they contain.

Federal Civil Court Records in Nelson County

Nelson County Federal Civil Courts have records on business and personal bankruptcy cases, civil rights abuses, disputes among banks and financial institutions, interstate commerce claims, and any issue involving Federal government agencies. You can also obtain court records on Nelson County subpoenas, indictments, jury lists, summonses, warrants, writs, injunctions, foreclosures, and judgments from a Nelson County Court.

Contact Nelson County Courts

Once you have identified the court holding the documents you need, you can contact that court directly for court records. For Federal Courts in Nelson County, the National Archives Order Reproductions site provides an online search tool for court records. For local, Nelson County Court, or North Dakota State Court records, you can file an application with the court's clerk or use an online database.