Overview Description

Records relating to a misdemeanor case dismissed after successful completion of a drug court program are sealed by the court immediately. N.D. Cent. Code §§ 19-03.1-23(11), 39-08-01.5(3).

Ineligible Category or Citation

There is no statutory language on ineligible offenses.

Procedure General

The procedure is automatic.


There is no statutory language on fees.


The records are subject to examination by the clerk, a judge of the court, the juvenile commissioner, probation officers, the defendant or defendant’s counsel, and the state’s attorney. Others may examine the records only by court order. N.D. Cent. Code § 12.1-32-07.2(2).

Waiting Periods

There is no waiting period.

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