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May 21, 2019
distracted driving

Distracted Driving in ND and MN

Many people, especially in the Fargo-Moorhead area, drive between Minnesota and North Dakota daily.  Due to new laws likely to be enacted in Minnesota, it is important to be aware of the dangers and possible penalties associated with driving distracted. North Dakota The North Dakota Supreme Court recently decided a […]
May 17, 2019

Accessing Digital Assets Upon Death

It’s easy to ignore your digital assets, such as social media accounts, email accounts, music, photographs, or any other information stored digitally when planning your estate. However, your digital assets, specifically access to your digital assets, should be addressed in your estate plan. Although some of your digital assets may […]
May 15, 2019

Potential Defenses to a North Dakota DUI Charge

Facing a DUI charge in North Dakota or Minnesota can be overwhelming but recognizing that you have rights and options can help. While every DUI case is specific to its own set of circumstances, an experienced Fargo criminal defense attorney will carefully consider your situation and will help you build […]
May 9, 2019

Concussions May Affect Women More than Men

Although scientists aren’t sure why, concussions appear to affect women more adversely than they do men. While concussion research rarely focuses on women, women – according to Scientific American – suffer a greater number of concussions, experience more serious symptoms, and recover more slowly than do their male counterparts. As […]
May 7, 2019

Dean Rindy Named in Chambers USA 2019

Dean Rindy, a real estate attorney at O’Keeffe O’Brien Lyson Foss in Fargo, has been named as a leading specialist in real estate law by Chambers USA Guide. Chambers USA ranks the top lawyers and law firms across all the United States of America. Law firms that have a national presence […]
May 3, 2019
drug related charges

Long-Term Consequences of a Drug-Related Conviction

If you are facing drug charges in North Dakota, you are facing serious charges, and you need the professional legal counsel of an experienced Fargo criminal defense attorney. North Dakota take such charges extremely seriously, and so should you. The fact is that drug conviction can affect your future in […]
May 1, 2019

Legal Tips to Consider Before You Sign a Prenup

Many people who get married today are asked to enter into prenuptial agreements, which are intended to protect the parties’ interests, should the marriage fail. But a prenuptial agreement is a legally binding contract, so don’t sign it before you make the following considerations: Get Independent Legal Representation There are […]
April 25, 2019

When It Comes To Bad Landlords In North Dakota, Tenants Have Rights.

One of the first things a person typically does after deciding to rent an apartment or other living quarters is to sign a lease. Sometimes a lease can be a simple document, but oftentimes, especially when renting from an experienced landlord with many rental units, the lease can be very […]
April 23, 2019

Non-Compete Contracts in North Dakota

The 24/7 workday is closer to being a reality now than it has ever been. With employees expected to read and acknowledge work emails at all hours of the day and night, it can feel like your employer is micromanaging you even when you are not at work. According to […]
April 18, 2019

Top Seven Reasons to Hire an Attorney for a Misdemeanor

April 15, 2019

Women Owned Businesses In ND Have Special Benefits

April 12, 2019

Understanding Judgment Enforcement as a Debtor

April 10, 2019

What You Should Expect from a Criminal Defense Attorney

Anyone facing criminal charges will want to hire the best criminal defense attorney he or she can afford. When criminal defense law firms advertise, they often promote themselves as “aggressive.” Of course, simply being aggressive is not necessarily the best quality for an attorney. Despite how criminal law is often […]
April 4, 2019

North Dakota Probate FAQ

April 1, 2019

Should I Let a Buyer in Our Home Before Closing?

Couples who are about to get married encounter no shortage of advice. Always side with your spouse in disagreements between your spouse and your parents. Never go to bed angry, and its opposite, wait until you have calmed down to discuss contentious issues. Maintain your own separate hobbies and identities, […]
March 29, 2019

The Limitations on Medicaid Estate Recovery

March 26, 2019

4 Alternatives to Driving Drunk: The Smart Way to Avoid a DUI in Fargo

March 20, 2019

What Can You do if Your Landlord is Trying to Evict You?

March 18, 2019

Four Steps to Protecting Your Rights After a Commercial Truck Crash

March 14, 2019

Judgment Enforcement as a Creditor

March 12, 2019

The Importance of Buy-Sell Agreements

If your company has multiple owners, it is critical to have a well-drafted buy-sell agreement in place from the start. If something happens that creates a market for one owner’s business interests, a buy-sell agreement can protect the remaining owners from unwanted parties gaining an interest in the company. These […]
March 6, 2019

Firearms Offenses in North Dakota

While the Constitution of North Dakota considers bearing arms to be an inalienable right, the law does not allow everyone to possess firearms or to use firearms in any manner they wish. In fact, the Constitution specifies you have a right to have firearms for “lawful purposes,” and other state […]
March 4, 2019

Traumatic Brain Injury FAQs

When potential clients come to us for help after sustaining a traumatic brain injury (TBI), they understandably often have many questions. Here are some answers to some of the questions we hear most frequently from TBI victims. For more information, call our office today to schedule a free consultation to […]
February 28, 2019

Ways to Resolve Breach of Contract

All individuals and businesses enter into various contracts on a regular basis. It is often only a matter of time before another party fails to uphold their end of the agreement or accuses you of failing to perform your part. When a contract dispute arises, you may think that heading […]
February 26, 2019

Get Back What Is Yours (And Possibly Recover Your Attorney’s Fees While You’re At It)

Have you ever had someone take something from you without your permission and that person either never returned it or when it was returned it was damaged or worse for wear? Maybe an acquaintance took money from your secret stash and you can prove it. Or maybe a buddy “borrowed” […]
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