§ 28-04-01 Venue of actions relating to real property
§ 28-04-02 Personal actions having venue where subject matter is located
§ 28-04-03 Actions having venue where the cause arose
§ 28-04-03.1 Venue in motor vehicle cases
§ 28-04-04 Venue of actions against domestic corporations and limited liability companies
§ 28-04-05 Actions having venue where defendant resides
§ 28-04-05.1 Venue of trials
§ 28-04-07 Court may change venue – Cases
§ 28-04-08 Effect and transfer of papers upon change of venue
§ 28-04-09 Change of place of pretrial proceedings – Expenses
§ 28-04-10 Change of place of trial – Jury – Expenses

Terms Used In North Dakota Code > Chapter 28-04

  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • following: when used by way of reference to a chapter or other part of a statute means the next preceding or next following chapter or other part. See North Dakota Code 1-01-49
  • Foreclosure: A legal process in which property that is collateral or security for a loan may be sold to help repay the loan when the loan is in default. Source: OCC
  • Individual: means a human being. See North Dakota Code 1-01-49
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Person: means an individual, organization, government, political subdivision, or government agency or instrumentality. See North Dakota Code 1-01-49
  • Personal property: includes money, goods, chattels, things in action, and evidences of debt. See North Dakota Code 1-01-49
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Property: includes property, real and personal. See North Dakota Code 1-01-49
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See North Dakota Code 1-01-49
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.