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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...]

What is the New Castle Law in North Dakota?

In April 2021, North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum signed legislation that eases restrictions on a person’s right to use deadly force in self-defense and eliminates the duty to retreat before using deadly force. These laws, commonly known as the “c… [Read More...]

Minor in Possession (MIP) of Alcohol Charges

North Dakota’s Minor in Possession (MIP) statute makes it illegal for someone under 21 years of age to manufacture or attempt to manufacture, purchase or attempt to purchase, possess or attempt to possess, consume, be under the influence, be in pos… [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...]

What is a Parenting Investigation?

When parents cannot reach an agreement, the court must make a decision as to parenting rights and responsibilities for them. Because a judge does not have in-depth knowledge of the family’s situation, a parenting investigator may be appointed to a… [Read More...]

Stepparent Adoption in North Dakota

Stepparent adoption is a means to formalize an existing relationship between a stepparent and a stepchild. There are many benefits to stepparent adoption, including helping the child feel more connected to the new family unit that their parent has cr… [Read More...]

North Dakota Eviction Process

In North Dakota, a landlord must obtain a court order to evict a tenant, and there must be a legal justification for the eviction. North Dakota eviction proceedings can take between two and four weeks, depending on the reason for the eviction and the… [Read More...]

Selecting the Best Business Structure for Your Start-Up

If you are starting a business, you will need to consider the best business structure for your new venture. The business structure you choose will have a significant influence on your business, including day-to-day operations, taxes, and the extent t… [Read More...]

Business Valuation of Assets and Debts in Divorce

Most divorces involve the division of marital assets and debts. However, the value of these assets must be determined before they can be divided. For some assets, such as a bank account, valuation is simple. The value is the account balance on a cert… [Read More...]

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Apr 2022
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
Apr 2022
In April 2021, North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum signed legislation that eases restrictions on a person’s right to use deadly force in self-defense and eliminates the duty to retreat before using deadly force. These laws, commonly known as the “c… Read More

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