The City Attorney's Office is responsible for all litigation involving the City of Bismarck and prosecutes all criminal ordinance violations as well as infractions and traffic code violations.
The City Attorney's Office advises and represents all City elected and
appointed officials, boards, and commissions on all civil legal matters
pertaining to the City of Bismarck. The office represents the city
government in its day-to-day operations.
Attorney's Office does not provide advice concerning private legal
matters such as criminal defense, landlord/tenant issues, private
property issues, recovery of loaned money, divorce issues, recovery of
wages from an employer, child custody issues, etc. For matters such as
these, the citizen would need to contact and consult with a private