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Federal Charges in North Dakota - Federal Charges Lawyer - Sand Law PLLC North Dakota Federal Charges

31st March 2020

What are North Dakota Federal Charges? The United States Attorney’s Office for the District of North Dakota is responsible for prosecuting federal crimes throughout the state and for prosecuting all violent crimes occurring within the Fort Berthold Reservation, the Spirit Lake Reservation, and the Turtle Mountain Reservation. Federal criminal charges are generally much more serious… Read more »

dui attorneys in north dakota - sand law pllc DUI Laws in Minot, North Dakota

31st March 2020

Understanding Minot, North Dakota DUI Laws 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… Read more »

Four Ways a Semi-Truck Accident is Different from a Car Accident

25th March 2020

Accidents involving semi-trucks are extremely scaring and confusing. Unlike a more common car accident, truck versus car accidents often result in severe injuries and lots of questions. The significant difference in size and weight between semi-trucks and other vehicles already makes a collision between the two different and more dangerous, but it also raises other… Read more »

How Technology is Helping Reduce DUIs in North Dakota - Sand Law North Dakota - DUI DWI Attorney How Technology is Helping Reduce DUIs in North Dakota

11th March 2020

Driving under the influence of alcohol is never a good idea. Alcohol consumption slows down brain activity and affects a person’s body reflexes and the ability to judge their surroundings properly.  Drunk driving is a serious problem. It can not only result in DUIs but in serious accidents leading to injuries and death. New Technologies… Read more »

North Dakota Dui driving under the influence car accident penalty lawsuit crimina defense attorney DUI and Car Accidents

28th February 2020

North Dakota Car Accidents Caused by Driving Under the Influence Driving under the influence is taken very seriously by the criminal justice system of North Dakota and can have significant consequences for those that engage in this behavior. Those that drive under the influence are at an immensely high risk of being arrested for this… Read more »

Steps to Take after an Assault Charge

27th February 2020

What Should I Do When Charged With Assault? 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… Read more »

Blood test ruled unconstitutional criminal law DUI alcohol midemeanor attorney lawyer North Dakota US Supreme Court Overturns North Dakota DUI – Blood Test Law

27th February 2020

Blood Tests for DUI Arrests Ruled Unconstitutional 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 driving case violates the Fourth Amendment to the Constitution. The opinion in Birchfield v. North Dakota, 136… Read more »

13 Most Common Oilfield Injuries and Accidents - Sand Law PLLC North Dakota Oil Field Personal Injury Attorney 13 Most Common Oilfield Injuries and Accidents

26th February 2020

A lot of jobs can be dangerous, but the oil and gas industry is one of the deadliest, especially when it comes to working in an oilfield. When asked about the high number of severe injuries in the occupation, OSHA chief David Michaels responded with, “It’s not at all surprising. It’s consistent with the very… Read more »

What Are Your Miranda Rights? - Sand Law North Dakota - Criminal Defense Attorney What Are Your Miranda Rights?

10th February 2020

“You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say can and will be used against you in a court of law. You have the right to an attorney. If you cannot afford an attorney, one will be provided for you. Do you understand the rights I have just read to you? With these rights… Read more »