Since so much of our lives revolve around the family unit, it should be no surprise that there is an entire body of law dedicated to family-based procedures and incidents. Welcome to FindLaw's section covering the family laws of North Dakota, with legalese-free explanations of the laws that hit closest to home. This section covers basics such as marriage, divorce, child custody, and child support. In addition, you will find information about how to adopt a child in North Dakota, regulations and restrictions on access to abortion, and how marital property is divided after a divorce or legal separation. Click on a link below to learn more about North Dakota family laws.