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DUI Laws in Minot, North Dakota

29th November 2017 | BIll Sand

Driving while intoxicated or driving under the influence (DWI/DUI) is one of the most common criminal charges brought in Minot, Ward County, and across the State of North Dakota. In 2016, the United States Supreme Court heard two DWI/DUI cases from North Dakota, one from Morton County and one from Bowman County. Driving under the… Read more »

North Dakota Business Law Attorneys

3rd November 2017 | Sand Law, PLLC

Whether you are building a new business from the ground up or looking to expand a successful operation, it is important to make sure you are proceeding on legally solid footing. Sand Law, PLLC is an established North Dakota law firm serving businesses at all stages of development. With offices in Bismarck, Minot, Watford City,… Read more »

North Dakota DUI Laws

31st October 2017 | BIll Sand

Driving under the influence (DUI), also known as Driving while impaired (DWI) or actual physical control (APC), carries significant penalties in North Dakota. A DUI conviction carries both criminal and administrative penalties – meaning that you may risk losing your driver’s license in addition to receiving a fine or being sentenced to jail time. Criminal… Read more »

North Dakota Lien, Contract, and Business Lawyers

17th October 2017 | BIll Sand

Over the past decade, Western North Dakota witnessed a massive expansion in population, construction, and oil production. This growth gave rise to thousands of new corporation filling needs across the Bakken oil field and the state itself. From roustabout and pipeline services to residential construction and commercial leasing, Sand Law grown to service all of… Read more »

Why You Need a Criminal Defense Lawyer, Even for Small Charges

12th October 2017 | Sand Law, PLLC

Many people who are charged with a small crime considerably underestimate the possible consequences of that charge. Even if you are not convicted of the crime and don’t have to face official penalties, the proceedings themselves can have a significantly adverse effect on your life and livelihood. This is why you need a dedicated criminal… Read more »

Most Common Drug Defenses in North Dakota

29th September 2017 | Sand Law, PLLC

Whether you are facing prosecution for possession of a controlled substance or the intent to sell or distribute an illegal substance, you may have a number of potential legal defenses available to assert. Depending on the unique circumstances of your case, choosing the right drug defense in North Dakota can dramatically reduce the potential punishment… Read more »

Steps to Take after an Assault Charge

28th August 2017 | Sand Law, PLLC

It can be a scary time when you get charged with an assault in North Dakota. You probably have no idea what is going to happen to you. You are probably worrying about the potential trial and figuring out whether or not you are going to be spending time in jail. Once you are arrested… Read more »


16th August 2017 | Sand Law, PLLC

Many large news agencies have written that the North Dakota Oil Boom is a thing of the past.  However, we here with our boots on the ground know that there is still plenty of business out there and money to be made. That being said, there have been a fair share of “fly-by-night” outfits that… Read more »

The Consequences of Misdemeanor and Felony Theft in North Dakota

10th August 2017 | Sand Law, PLLC

Theft is by far one of the most common crimes committed and prosecuted in almost any modern society. Acts of theft vary widely from small infractions like shoplifting candy bars to violent acts of extortion and, naturally, those who commit theft vary just as widely. The court system in North Dakota and the US as… Read more »