Underage Drinking Law Relaxed in North Dakota

Underage Drinking Law Relaxed in North Dakota

While it is still illegal for underage individuals to drink, possess, or buy alcohol, a new underage drinking law was recently passed in North Dakota relaxing the penalties associated with the act. As of August 1, 2021, the penalty for minors changed from a Class B...
Actual Physical Control in North Dakota

Actual Physical Control in North Dakota

You are likely aware of what Driving Under the Influence (DUI) is, but have you heard of Actual Physical Control (APC)? Imagine this: it is 2 a.m., you have been drinking at a bar, there are no Ubers or cabs, and it is too cold and too far to walk home. You don’t want...
Disorderly Conduct in North Dakota

Disorderly Conduct in North Dakota

By Patrick Rosenquist | Don’t be Disorderly, Mind your Conduct  Are you aware of what constitutes as disorderly conduct in North Dakota? This charge is not as hard to catch as one might think. According to N.D.C.C. 12.1-31, a person can be charged with...
Misdemeanors vs. Felonies

Misdemeanors vs. Felonies

By Kerry Rosenquist | What is the Difference Between a Misdemeanor vs. Felony in North Dakota? If you are being charged with committing a crime in North Dakota, you will either be facing a misdemeanor or a felony conviction. The offense level will depend upon the...
Knock, Knock, It’s the Police: Know Your Rights

Knock, Knock, It’s the Police: Know Your Rights

By Kerry Rosenquist | Know Your Rights if the Police Come Knocking When the police arrive at your door, it is helpful to know and understand your rights. Police officers are able to and will use the information you provide to them against you in court. When speaking...
Plea Agreements

Plea Agreements

By Alexis Doree | What to Know Before Signing a Plea Agreement in North Dakota Depending on your situation, if you are charged with a crime in North Dakota, there are a few different ways in which your case may be resolved. One of the most common resolutions is a plea...