How to Resolve Property Line Disputes

While many property line disputes with neighbors can be easily resolved, some can turn ugly. Here we offer tips to minimize the potential for litigation and resolve property line disputes amicably, but It is often wise to seek legal help to discuss y… [Read More...]

Estate Planning for Same-Sex Couples

It’s been less than ten years since the Supreme Court case of Obergefell v. Hodges made same-sex marriage legal throughout the United States. Prior to that landmark decision, same-sex partners who wanted to be able to inherit from each other had to… [Read More...]

How Much Does a Civil Litigation Attorney Cost?

Before answering how much a civil litigation attorney costs, it is helpful to discuss what exactly a civil litigation attorney does.  Civil litigation attorneys, often referred to as civil litigators, are usually hired by private clients to represen… [Read More...]

How Are Lost Wages Determined in North Dakota Personal Injury Cases?

After a personal injury, you may have missed time from work. If your injuries were severe, you may be permanently injured and unable to return to work. In either case, you are entitled to compensation for your lost wages and, in some cases, for your… [Read More...]

Estate Planning Documents and Digital Assets

If you are thinking about making or updating your estate plan, good for you! There is no better way to ensure that your loved ones know and carry out your wishes. But creating your estate documents isn’t the end of the story; you need to store them… [Read More...]

Why Should I Hire a Real Estate Contract Attorney?

Contracts and other agreements are a necessary part of any real estate transaction. But a poorly worded contract or even a misplaced word or comma can delay a real estate transaction, end the deal, or result in years of expensive and protracted litig… [Read More...]

How to Divorce Someone Out of State

How does the divorce process work when spouses are living in not only different households, but different states? Does it matter where the divorce is filed? Can you file for divorce in  a state other than the state in which you reside?  Can I File… [Read More...]

Contract for Deeds

If you want to purchase real estate but cannot secure financing through a bank, you may consider a contract for deed, also known as an installment land contract. But before using a land contract to buy or sell real estate, you must understand that th… [Read More...]

Eminent Domain Law in North Dakota

When the government wants to acquire private property to facilitate a project that will benefit the community as a whole, it has the power to take private land through eminent domain. But when a landowner refuses to sell or disagrees with the governm… [Read More...]

The Importance of a Real Estate Survey

A real estate survey is used to confirm the boundaries of a piece of real property, and ensures that its legal description matches the actual property owned or being transferred. It is also used to determine any restrictions or easements on the prope… [Read More...]