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Order of Adoption Wednesday, June 21, 2017




Supreme Court No. 20170230

Proposed Amendments to N.D. Sup. Ct. Admin. R. 41, Access to Court Records; N.D.R.Ct. 8.3, Case Management (Divorce Cases), Appendix E - Property and Debt Listing Form

[¶1] On June 12, 2017, the Joint Procedure Committee filed a Petition with the Supreme Court requesting amendments to North Dakota Supreme Court Administrative Rule 41, North Dakota Rules of Court 8.3 and Appendix E to Rule 8.3 to reconcile the rules with legislative amendments adopted to N.D.C.C. § 14-05-24.3 and § N.D.C.C. 50-06-05.1 making information on property and debt listings confidential and protecting reports requested from social services by a court in a juvenile or criminal case. The legislative amendments become effective August 1, 2017. The proposed amendments are available at Individuals who do not have internet access may contact the Office of the Clerk of the Supreme Court to obtain a copy of the proposal. The Court considered the matter, and

[¶2] ORDERED, that the amendments to Supreme Court Administrative Rule 41, North Dakota Rules of Court 8.3 and Appendix E to North Dakota Rules of Court 8.3 are ADOPTED effective August 1, 2017, subject to a 21-day comment period.

[¶3] IT IS FURTHER ORDERED, any person wishing to comment on the amendments may do so in writing before Wednesday, July 12, 2017. Written comments may be e-mailed to Penny Miller, Clerk of the Supreme Court, at, or addressed to 600 E. Boulevard Ave., Bismarck, ND 58505-0530.

[¶4] The Supreme Court of the State of North Dakota convened the 21st day of June, 2017, with the Honorable Gerald W. VandeWalle, Chief Justice, the Honorable Carol Ronning Kapsner, the Honorable Daniel J. Crothers, the Honorable Lisa Fair McEvers and the Honorable Jerod E. Tufte, Justices, directing the Clerk of the Supreme Court to enter the above order.


Penny Miller
North Dakota Supreme Court