Wells County Court Records Search

See Wells 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.


Fessenden District Court 700 Railway Street North Fessenden ND 58438 701-547-3122


Harvey Municipal Court 120 8th Street West Harvey ND 58341 701-324-2000

Find Wells County Court Records

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

Wells County Criminal Records

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

Wells County Civil Court Records

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

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

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