If you are a North Dakota resident charged with committing a crime, you may be wondering if you should authorize your attorney to enter into a plea bargain with the prosecutor or if you should go to trial instead and risk conviction by a jury. Often this is one of the most important decisions you must make, particularly if you face felony charges.
In today’s world of hectic schedules and heavy traffic, it is not surprising that many people are impatient to get to where they are going. When an inconsiderate or inattentive driver comes into the mix, some people might fly off the handle. Before you lose patience in traffic, however, you should understand the consequences you might face for aggressive driving or road rage. These are issues that have become prevalent for nearly all drivers in North Dakota and elsewhere.
Last month, we shared some sage advice to help your Thanksgiving guests avoid needing to hire us to get out of the dreaded "whisky ticket" - hopefully they were thankful. Now that we're into December - "the most wonderful time of the year" - with family, work, and other social gatherings set in the coming weeks that advice is even more important to heed.
As the weather gets colder and the ground starts to freeze, families come together for the holiday season. As we fill our plates with turkey and mashed potatoes, the wine is often flowing as well. There's a lot to be thankful for, but sometimes the celebration goes too far.
North Dakota hunters understand that game and fish laws govern their actions. They dictate where, when and what you are able to hunt. Violating these laws can come with fines and misdemeanor charges. But did you know that House Bill no.1188 made it possible for you to face felony charges for violating hunting laws?
Marijuana law reform has been getting a lot of publicity over the last few years and for good reason. Even though cannabis remains illegal according to federal law, the majority of states in the United States have some kind of legal marijuana program. However, the tension between federal and state law can be confusing for citizens.