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Legal Statutes: North Dakota

UPDATED December 17, 2015

North Dakota Statutes

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Chapter 14-07.1 Domestic Violence

back to top14-07.1-02.1. Allegation of domestic violence - Effect

If the court finds that a party's allegation of domestic violence in a domestic violence protection order proceeding, divorce proceeding, child custody proceeding, child visitation proceeding, separation proceeding, or termination of parental rights proceeding is false and not made in good faith, the court shall order the party making the false allegation to pay court costs and reasonable attorney's fees incurred by the other party in responding to the allegation.
S.L. 1999, ch. 137, § 1.