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Public Access Record Search

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The public information viewed on the Public Access Record System reflects the docket entries in criminal, domestic protection orders, stalking protection orders and foreign protection orders.

When searching for information on the Public Access Record System, please enter a person’s name AND date of birth.

Fee Schedule

There will be a $20.00 fee for any search submitted. The fee is charged when the search is submitted and applies regardless of whether the search returns any records found for the requested search.

Payment options: 1. Pay as you go for each search with a credit card, “Search as Guest”. 2. Large volume or multiple name record searches, you can use a draw down account. To set up a draw down account or request access to an existing draw down account please contact PARS support at

If you believe you have found inaccurate information, or if you believe some information that should be included in the docket is missing, please contact the appropriate Clerk of Courts Office to request a change or addition. Contact information for the Clerk of Courts can be found on our Help Page.

Dockets are continuously updated during normal business hours, but cannot make assurances that the latest information on orders or filings available at the Clerk’s Office have been recorded on the dockets. In no event shall the South Dakota Unified Judicial System be held liable for damages of any nature, direct or indirect, arising from the use of this system; including but not limited to loss of profits, loss of savings, business interruption, loss of business information or other incidental or consequential damages or loss.