§ 29-04-01 Prosecution for murder not limited
§ 29-04-02 Prosecution for felony other than murder within three years
§ 29-04-02.1 Prosecution for gross sexual imposition or human trafficking
§ 29-04-03 Prosecution for misdemeanor or infraction within two years
§ 29-04-03.1 Prosecution for sexual abuse of minors
§ 29-04-03.2 Statute of limitations as to child victim
§ 29-04-04 Time of defendant’s absence not part of limitation
§ 29-04-05 When prosecution is commenced

Terms Used In North Dakota Code > Chapter 29-04 - Limitations

  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • 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.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • information: is a n accusation in writing, in form and substance like an indictment for the same offense, charging a person with a crime or public offense, signed and verified by some person and presented to the district court and filed in the office of the clerk of said court. See North Dakota Code 29-01-13
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Person: means an individual, organization, government, political subdivision, or government agency or instrumentality. See North Dakota Code 1-01-49
  • Property: includes property, real and personal. See North Dakota Code 1-01-49
  • 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
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.