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DUI Defense Attorney Answers Is a field sobriety test accurate for drunk driving - Sand Law PLLC North Dakota DUI DWI Criminal Defense Attorney Blood, Breath, and Tears: Challenging the Accuracy of DUI Testing Methods

4th September 2023

In many states, including North Dakota, field sobriety tests are responsible for helping law enforcement determine whether someone has been drinking. For example, some common types of field sobriety tests include: Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus Test One-Leg Stand Test Walk and Turn Test Finger to Nose Test The Romberg Balance Test The above tests are considered… Read more »

Mistakes to Avoid After Arrest: A Legal Perspective

14th August 2023

The attorneys with Sand Law would like to share some common mistakes to avoid after arrest. If you choose our firm, we’ll do everything we can to provide you with the best defense possible. While we can’t make any promises, we guarantee we’ll work passionately to either reduce your charges or see that the court… Read more »

How to Build a Successful Defense Against Criminal Charges

5th June 2023

Since the stakes are so high when it comes to criminal charges, you’ll want an attorney who can implement a sound defense strategy. A skilled lawyer can plant a seed of doubt in a jury’s mind in many ways. If jury members can’t find you guilty beyond a reasonable doubt, they can’t convict you. The… Read more »

How Social Media Can Affect Your Criminal Case

26th April 2023

In the age of social media, it’s easy to forget that our online activity is not as private as we might think. Platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram are all designed to connect us with others, and they offer a wealth of information that can be used against us in a criminal case. If you’re… Read more »

Reasons Your Criminal Case Could Be Thrown Out in Court

15th April 2023

As a criminal defendant, having your case thrown out is one of the best outcomes you could hope for. However, this isn’t an easy feat to accomplish. The court can throw out a criminal case for various reasons, but you’ll need a skilled attorney to make it happen. The following is a look at some… Read more »

Laws that Protect You if You’re Pulled Over - Sand Law PLLC Minot Fargo North Dakota Criminal Defense DUI DWI Attorneys Your Legal Rights if You’re Pulled Over in Fargo

17th October 2022

Being pulled over is obviously a frightening situation for anyone. But you should know that there are laws that protect your legal rights when you are pulled over by a law enforcement officer. You may be worried about the possibility of being arrested, while the officer won’t be completely sure whether or not you’re a… Read more »

Should You Take a Lie Detector Test to Prove Your Innocence - Sand Law PLLC North Dakota Criminal Defense Attorneys Should You Take a Lie Detector Test to Prove Your Innocence?

21st April 2022

If you’ve been arrested and you know you’re innocent, you’ll likely be willing to do whatever it takes to prove it – even if that means taking a polygraph, or lie detector test. Whether you’re facing a charge of having committed a financial crime,drug trafficking, a property crime or anything else, you might feel desperate… Read more »

How Crimes are Investigated and Prosecuted - Sand Law PLLC North Dakota Criminal Defense Attorneys How Crimes are Investigated and Prosecuted

25th March 2022

If you’ve been arrested, you’re naturally going to have a lot of questions. There’s a good chance you haven’t had any reason to pay much attention to the criminal justice system in the past, so you’re not sure what to expect. Whether you’re facing a misdemeanor or a felony charge, the stakes are going to… Read more »

Types of Property Crimes and Who They Affect - Sand Law PLLC North Dakota Personal Injury Attorneys Types of Property Crimes and Who They Affect

17th March 2022

There are several different types of property crimes, and they can all carry stiff penalties in North Dakota. If you’ve been arrested for one of these offenses, you’re going to need the help of an experienced attorney as soon as possible. It could make the difference between having either a reduced penalty – or even… Read more »