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June 20, 2019
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Was Your Slip and Fall the Result of Negligence?

Slip and fall incidents are one of the most common causes of preventable injuries in the United States. While most people think that they are relatively low-risk, the reality is that slip, trips, and falls are capable of causing extremely severe injuries. These include traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, […]
June 18, 2019
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Your Child Has Been Charged with a Felony. What Should You Do?

Your child has been charged with a felony. We know this is a scary, uncertain time. There are many emotions flying around, and it may be unclear what you should do. Even as a juvenile, this event will affect the rest of their life. If your child was recently charged […]
June 13, 2019
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Do You Need a Lawyer for a Traffic Violation?

If you’ve been ticketed for a traffic violation, you probably haven’t given it much thought – other than being miffed about the fine. The fact is, however, that traffic violations can be far more costly than you first recognize. A ticket for a traffic violation adds points to your driver’s […]
June 11, 2019
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Ignoring a Cease and Desist Letter: Things That Could Happen

A cease-and-desist letter, also known as a demand letter, is a written communication that demands that the recipient cease and desist from actions that interfere with the sender’s legal rights or ownership. Cease-and-desist letters are not typically legally binding, but often threaten litigation if the alleged violation does not stop […]
June 5, 2019
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What is Arbitration?

If you have a serious business dispute, taking the matter to court isn’t the only option. In fact, heading to court is often expensive, time-consuming, and unpredictable, and typically should be reserved for those instances when all else fails. As a result, many people consider arbitration as an alternative form […]
June 3, 2019
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Do You Need an Attorney to Settle a Car Crash Case?

Car accidents injure thousands of people each year, sometimes severely. Under both Minnesota and North Dakota law, people who are injured in wrecks that are the result of someone else’s negligence can recover for their crash-related losses. The overwhelming majority of these cases are settled out-of-court by the at-fault party’s […]
May 30, 2019
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May is Motorcycle Awareness Month

Every motorcyclist should be concerned with safety. While riding a motorcycle can be economical, convenient, and fun, it is also an inherently dangerous way to travel due to a biker’s lack of protection should a crash occur. Even a helmet cannot prevent 100 percent of head injuries, and the rest […]
May 28, 2019
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Getting Your Startup Off the Ground

You have an amazing idea for a startup business, and you’re ready to move. The best way to help ensure that your startup makes it off the ground and continues to soar is to secure the professional legal services of an experienced business attorney and to continue to carefully attend […]
May 21, 2019
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Top Seven Reasons to Hire an Attorney for a Misdemeanor

April 15, 2019
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Women Owned Businesses In ND Have Special Benefits

April 12, 2019
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Understanding Judgment Enforcement as a Debtor

April 10, 2019
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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
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North Dakota Probate FAQ

April 1, 2019
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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
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The Limitations on Medicaid Estate Recovery

March 26, 2019
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4 Alternatives to Driving Drunk: The Smart Way to Avoid a DUI in Fargo

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