Instant Access to Civil and Criminal Court Records is not a consumer reporting agency as defined by the FCRA and does not provide consumer reports. All searches conducted on are subject to the Terms of Service and Privacy Notice.

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.

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