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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 »

Rick Sand Named To Super Lawyers Rising Star List

12th July 2017 | Sand Law, PLLC

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. Sand Law is a full service law firm serving all of Western North Dakota.  Our team of attorneys represent clients in criminal… Read more »

What You Need to Know About DUI/DWI Laws North Dakota

11th July 2017 | Sand Law, PLLC

If you or someone you know is currently charged with a DUI/DWI offense in North Dakota, you may feel overwhelmed by the situation. DUI/DWI charges carry harsh penalties throughout the U.S., many of which are life-changing results for the offending party. Finding a criminal defense attorney with experience in DUI/DWI cases is crucial, and for… Read more »

best criminal lawyer in north dakota - sand law pllc - north dakota criminal defense attorneys ARRESTED IN NORTH DAKOTA? WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

18th May 2017 | Sand Law, PLLC

Are you facing a misdemeanor or felony in North Dakota? Don’t risk your freedom! Contact Sand Law. Being charged with a crime is a serious event.  Whether you have been charged with a misdemeanor or a felony, there are a number of consequences that you may be facing.  Charges carry with them the potential for… Read more »


22nd March 2017 | Sand Law, PLLC

In a June 23, 2016 decision, the United States Supreme Court held that a North Dakota law that imposes criminal penalties for failing to take a blood test in a drunk diving case violates the Fourth Amendment to the Constitution. The opinion in Birchfield v. North Dakota, 136 S.Ct. 2160 (2016) requires that law enforcement… Read more »

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

22nd March 2017 | Sand Law, PLLC

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 »

DUI and Car Accidents

22nd March 2017 | Sand Law, PLLC

This article shows exactly how being charged with DUI or APC in North Dakota can affect your future. The article also highlights liability for motor vehicle accidents. #sandlaw #ndattorneys #duilawyer #personalinjurylawyer

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

22nd March 2017 | Sand Law, PLLC

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 »