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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 »


22nd March 2017 | Sand Law, PLLC

The new Mountrail County Justice Center will be dedicated on Friday, January 13, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. in Stanley, North Dakota. The Justice Center is constructed adjacent to the existing Courthouse. It will provide the County with a new Law Enforcement Center, a 40-bed jail, Courtroom facilities, secure holding areas for the Courts, as well… Read more »

Highway Accident

22nd March 2017 | Sand Law, PLLC

Tragic accident that occurred on a North Dakota Highway. #ndattorney #sandlaw

Oil Field Accidents At Home and Abroad

22nd March 2017 | Sand Law, PLLC

An interesting article regarding the dangers of working in the oil field. #ndattorneys #oilfieldinjuryattorney #watfordcitypersonalinjury #sandlaw

North Dakota DUI Penalties

22nd March 2017 | Sand Law, PLLC

North Dakota Courts assess penalties on a tiered basis. 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 the past. For instance, a first offense DUI in North Dakota is a class B misdemeanor that carries with it a… 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

February 26th, 2016

22nd March 2017 | Sand Law, PLLC

A former oil truck driver that was based out of Watford City has been found guilty in a Federal Murder-For-Hire case. #sandlaw