Steele County Court Records Search

See Steele 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.


Finley District Court 201 Washington Avenue Finley ND 58230 701-524-2152


Finley Municipal Court 208 4th Street Finley ND 58230 701-524-1561

Find Steele County Court Records

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

Steele County Criminal Records

Criminal Courts in Steele 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 Steele County Police Department records, bond information, and personal information about the defendant.

Steele County Civil Court Records

Civil Courts at the North Dakota State level in Steele 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 Steele County adoption, divorce, estate, bankruptcy, probate, and Steele 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 Steele County

Steele 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 Steele County subpoenas, indictments, jury lists, summonses, warrants, writs, injunctions, foreclosures, and judgments from a Steele County Court.

Contact Steele 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 Steele County, the National Archives Order Reproductions site provides an online search tool for court records. For local, Steele County Court, or North Dakota State Court records, you can file an application with the court's clerk or use an online database.