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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 top14-07.1-06. Penalty for violation of a protection order

Whenever a protection order is granted under section 14-07.1-02 or 14-07.1-03 and the respondent or individual to be restrained has been served a copy of the order, the first violation of any order is a class A misdemeanor and also constitutes contempt of court. A second or subsequent violation of any protection order is a class C felony. For purposes of this section, "first violation" means the first time any order is violated and a second or subsequent violation of any protection order includes two or more violations of protection orders.
S.L. 1979, ch. 193, § 6; 1983, ch. 177, § 1; 1985, ch. 82, § 25; 1987, ch. 179, § 1; 1989, ch. 177, § 7; 1993, ch. 89, § 4; 1993, ch. 147, § 2; 1999, ch. 138, § 2; 2003, ch. 105, § 3; 2003, ch. 123, § 1.