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Legal Statutes: North Dakota

UPDATED December 17, 2015

North Dakota Statutes

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Chapter 14-05. Divorce

back to top14-05-08. Abuse of alcohol or controlled substances defined

Abuse of alcohol or controlled substances is that degree of use which disqualifies the person a great portion of the time from properly attending to business or which reasonably would inflict a course of great mental anguish upon the innocent party. For purposes of this chapter, “controlled substance” means a substance as defined in section 19-03.1-01.
S.L. 2001, ch. 149, § 5.

Codifications: Civ. C. 1877, § 60; R.C. 1895, § 2742; R.C. 1899, § 2742; R.C. 1905, § 4054; C.L. 1913, § 4385; R.C. 1943, § 14-0508.