The North Dakota Supreme Court has issued an Emergency Order in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic for the purpose of protecting the health of litigants, judicial branch employees, and the public while maintaining judicial branch functions. Click here to learn more. Updated: April 9th, 2020
On April 1, the Court expanded its family mediation program to allow access to family mediators to resolve parenting time disputes in cases with existing parenting time orders and without the necessity of a pending motion.
The Supreme Court recognizes a continued need to allow members of the public access to court proceedings and case documents despite the current restrictions on physical access to courthouses and the method in which a court hearing is being held. Here are details about how to gain access to court proceedings and documents.