North Dakota Underage Drinking Law Relaxed

North Dakota Underage Drinking Law Relaxed

While it is still illegal for underage individuals to drink, possess, or buy alcohol, a new 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 misdemeanor to an...
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 and a 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

Knock, Knock, It’s the Police

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...
Arrested for DUI? Now What?

Arrested for DUI? Now What?

By Kerry Rosenquist | Steps to Take After a DUI While driving under the influence is never okay, the data shows that it happens more than we would like to admit. To date, there have already been over 4,000 arrests for DUIs in North Dakota in 2021. If...