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Ten Ways a Criminal Defense Lawyer Can Help

Facing criminal charges is a scary thing. Because most people have such little exposure to the criminal justice system, a criminal charge carries with it many unknowns. Depending on the nature of the charges against you, you could be facing jail time… [Read More...]

Can Social Media Be Used as Evidence in a Divorce?

If you asked a hundred divorce attorneys their best piece of advice about social media and divorce, the majority would probably say something like this: stay off social media for the duration of your divorce or family law matter. If asked to elaborat… [Read More...]

Should a Criminal Defendant Testify at Trial?

A criminal defendant has the right to testify or not to testify in any criminal case. If a defendant chooses not to testify, that fact cannot be held against the defendant, and cannot be used to infer guilt.  But even though a defendant can testify,… [Read More...]

Resolving Business Disputes (How to Separate from Your Business Partner)

When business owners disagree, there are various ways to attempt to try to resolve the dispute.  The resolution often depends on the nature of the dispute. In some cases, it makes the most sense to resolve the dispute quickly and quietly, and for th… [Read More...]

Top Five Things to Do Before Filing for Divorce (or Your Spouse Does)

Filing for divorce is a life-altering event. You may have taken months, or even years, to make the decision to file. Or you may have been blindsided by a spouse presenting you with divorce papers. No matter what your circumstances, there are a few th… [Read More...]

Disputes Among Business Owners (Types of Business Owner Disputes)

Business disputes can arise in any business, large or small. But owner disputes are perhaps most common in small, closely held entities. Often business owners agreed to go into business together but, due to different management approaches or visions… [Read More...]

Got a Criminal Record?  New North Dakota Legislation May Allow You to Seal Them

While representing criminal defendants, some of the most common questions I get is, “How is this going to show up on my record?”, “How can I get this off of my record?”, or “How long will this be on my record?”  Up until recently, those… [Read More...]

Felony DUI in North Dakota

In North Dakota, if you are charged with your fourth DUI in 15 years you face a Class C felony. Punishments for a Class C felony are harsh, and include a minimum of one year and one day in prison. [Read More...]

Default Divorce in North Dakota and Minnesota

You can’t get married without the participation of your intended spouse, but in North Dakota and Minnesota, you can get divorced without it. In other words, you cannot prevent your spouse from divorcing you (and your spouse cannot avoid divorce) by… [Read More...]

Marijuana DUI in North Dakota

Since California first legalized medical marijuana in 1996, the legalization of marijuana has remained a hot topic throughout the United States. [Read More...]