Instant Access to Civil and Criminal Court Records
- South Dakota Criminal Court Records South Dakota criminal court records include case-by-case specific information generated during criminal court proceedings.
- South Dakota Civil Court Records South Dakota civil court records are generated during the legal proceedings of a civil lawsuit.
- South Dakota Family Court Records South Dakota family court records include the documents and case information generated by a court of record during a legal family dispute.
- South Dakota Traffic Court Records South Dakota traffic court records contain information related to traffic violations, DUI and other traffic matters.
South Dakota Court Records
This South Dakota Court Records site is designed to provide the necessary tools needed to access public records. It also provides an overview of the state’s court system and its judicial structure, including the Supreme Court, circuit courts, and magistrate courts.
In compliance with the South Dakota Sunshine Law, residents of the state have the right to access, inspect, or obtain any public government record except in instances where records are confidential, protected by law, or sealed by a court order.
This site is equipped with a search tool to facilitate searches, without the need for a personal I.D or providing any personal information. Collected data on this site includes arrest records, vital records, state background checks, and criminal records. The site also contains civil court records and criminal court records compiled from different courts across many of the counties in the state, so results may vary by county.