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What You Need to Know About a DUI in North Dakota - Sand Law PLLC - North Dakota What You Need to Know About a DUI in North Dakota

14th January 2020

If you think that driving with a drink or two in your system is not a big deal, think twice before getting in the car.  Operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol is not only unlawful but also dangerous both for the driver and for the other participants in the traffic. Nevertheless, it… Read more »

man charged with theft - criminal theft in north dakota - criminal lawyer - theft lawyer - sand law pllc The Consequences of Misdemeanor and Felony Theft in North Dakota

18th April 2019

Theft is by far one of the most common crimes committed and prosecuted in almost any modern society. Theft in North Dakota is no different. Acts of theft in North Dakota vary widely from small infractions, like shoplifting a candy bar, to violent acts of extortion. Naturally, the North Dakotans who commit theft vary just… Read more »

North Dakota DUI Laws

31st October 2017

Driving under the influence (DUI), also known as driving while impaired (DWI), carries significant penalties in North Dakota. A DUI conviction carries both criminal and administrative penalties. This means that you risk losing your driver’s license in addition to receiving a fine or being sentenced to jail time. Criminal Penalties of a DUI On the… Read more »

defense attorney - north dakota - sand law pllc Why You Need a Criminal Defense Lawyer, Even for Small Charges

12th October 2017

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 »

North Dakota DUI Penalties - Sand Law PLLC North Dakota DUI Attorney North Dakota DUI Penalties

22nd March 2017

DUI (driving under the influence) and DWI (driving while intoxicated) offenses are serious because of the potentially life-threatening consequences. Therefore, North Dakota courts assess penalties on a tiered basis for DUI offenses. This means that the level of punishment you could receive is dependent on how many offenses, specifically drinking-and-driving offenses, you have incurred in… Read more »

Oil Field Creates Dangerous Conditions - Sand Law North Dakota Oil Field Creates Dangerous Conditions

22nd March 2017

North Dakota oil fields are distinctly dangerous, according to various reports of injuries and deaths that occur across the state within the oil and gas extraction industries. Statistics on North Dakota Oil Field Dangers In 2015, North Dakota had the highest workplace fatality rate with 12.5 deaths per 100,000 workers. By contrast, the national average… Read more »

North Dakota Ranked Top DUI State In 2018 - Sand Law North Dakota North Dakota Ranked Top DUI State In 2018

22nd March 2017

North Dakota again ranks as one of the worst states for driving under the influence (DUI) arrests in the nation. According to FBI data on arrests by state, North Dakota holds the title for most number of DUI arrests per capita. In North Dakota, there are 678 DUI arrests made for every 100,000 residents. By… Read more »

Rick Sand Named To Super Lawyers Rising Star List

28th February 2017

Sand Law Award Winning North Dakota Attorneys Sand Law would like to congratulate one of its founding members on being named to the Super Lawyers Rising Star List! This distinguished honor is bestowed upon only the top 2.5% of all attorneys practicing within the jurisdiction. North Dakota Personal Injury and Criminal Defense Attorneys Sand Law is a full-service law… Read more »