The State's Attorney is a part-time elected official in Bowman County. The office of the State’s Attorney is responsible for prosecuting all criminal matters, aid juvenile court in their actions for juvenile delinquencies, act as legal counsel for Social Services in child deprivations and parental termination cases; provide legal service to the county commissioners and various county departments; reviewing petitions in mental health commitments and act as attorney for petitioner in cases in which the commitments are initiated at the law enforcement or medical personal to due emergency circumstances; administration and policy functions of the State's Attorney’s office; and provide guidance and training to law enforcement agencies within Bowman County.
The State’s Attorney does not provide Private-Civil Legal Advice to the public. The State’s Attorney is the legal advisor to the County Commission and to the respective offices, as well as the Criminal Prosecutor for the County. If you have a private-civil matter, please contact a private attorney.
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Office policy in regards to prosecution of Non-sufficient Fund (NSF) or No Account Checks.
For information on obtaining a Domestic Violence Restraining Order, please contact Domestic Violence and Rape Crisis Center, serving southwestern North Dakota, at 701-225-4506 or Toll Free
1-888-225-4506, or contact private legal counsel.
See the following information for a disorderly conduct restraining order. If you wish to have legal representation or advice on obtaining a disorderly conduct restraining order you must retain private legal counsel.