Municipal Court

Municipal Court

Williston Municipal Court operates on Mondays and Thursdays at 10:00am, at the Williams County Courthouse, courtroom 119A. On Federal Holidays the courthouse, including Municipal Court and their offices, will be closed.

Mailing Address:                               Physical Address:                 Phone: 701-577-9900
223 E Broadway Ste 201                  205 E Broadway                   Fax: 701-577-1211
Williston, ND 58801                          Williston, ND 58801              Email:

Williston Municipal Court has jurisdiction over criminal and non-criminal violations of the Williston city ordinances. These include B misdemeanors, infractions, code, and traffic violations that take place within the City of Williston limits.  These are typically interactions with the Williston Police Department (they have the blue uniforms).  Williams County District Court handles any cases outside of Williston city limits, and any cases above a B misdemeanor outside or inside the city limits.  These are typically interactions with the Williams County Sheriff's Office or the North Dakota Highway Patrol (they have the brown uniforms).

The North Dakota Supreme Court provides online access to North Dakota District Court Case information for criminal, traffic, and civil cases. These search results can provide some municipal court information from certain areas, Williston Municipal Court is listed.  However, the calendar is not posted, and judgments may take up to 10 days to be input.  Record searches can be made online at the North Dakota Supreme Court Public Search web site.

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