Criminal Law

November 18, 2014

Wrongful Death – Might I have a Case? Questions to Ask an Attorney

Wrongful death cases arise when the death of a loved one is due to the negligent, reckless, or intentional actions of someone else. The purpose of wrongful death cases are to determine the amount of damages the surviving family members should collect because of the death of their loved one. […]
November 13, 2014

North Dakota Debates Chemical Tests for DUI

In the last month, the North Dakota Supreme Court heard arguments related to the North Dakota Legislature’s 2013 decision to criminalize the refusal to take a chemical sobriety test in suspicion of drunk driving cases. Currently in North Dakota, the refusal to take a sobriety test is grounds for a […]
October 8, 2014

Growing Concern of Safety in Fargo Moorhead – What You Should Remember

Following the tragic death of Thomas Bearson, an 18-year-old freshman attending NDSU, some Fargo-Moorhead residents find themselves concerned about their safety in this typically low-crime community. The FM Metro is a safe community, but even in the safest of communities, dangerous situations can occur. Our team at O’Keeffe O’Brien Lyson […]
September 15, 2014

Blood Alcohol Tests for DUI, Do You Need a Warrant?

The Supreme Court of South Dakota recently handed down a unanimous decision stating that either a warrant or consent is needed in order to take a blood sample from a suspected drunk driver. With a woman in the case, who refused to take the test argued to the State Supreme […]
June 25, 2014

Fargo DUI Attorneys Stay Aware of Predictions

The attorneys at O’Keeffe O’Brien Lyson Foss are always trying to be aware of potential changes in our legal system. Lately, there has been an increase in conversations surrounding DUI laws nationwide. A developing society and a need for stricter laws regarding driving under the influence has caused a shift […]
May 12, 2014

Legal Issues Associated with Suicide

Currently, there are no laws which make suicide illegal in the United States; however, there are laws existing around suicide as a preventative measure.  In today’s society, suicide is relatively common. In fact, according to the CDC, suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States. But […]
April 24, 2014

Accused of Shoplifting? What You Need to Do.

Have you been charged with shoplifting? Do you know what your options are? With over $35 million of merchandise lost each day and approximately 27 million convicted of the crime, it is no surprise shoplifting is one of the most common crimes committed in the United States. The demographics of […]
February 26, 2014

Meet Stephen Welle, O’Keeffe O’Brien Lyson Foss’s Newest Attorney

February 12, 2014

O’Brien Lindbo Appointed Revitalization Governor by AAJ

O’Keeffe O’Brien Lyson Foss is proud to announce that Tatum O’Brien Lindbo has been appointed as a Revitalization Governor by the American Association for Justice. About Tatum Tatum specializes in criminal defense, personal injury and general litigation. She is described by her clients and colleagues as tenacious and intelligent, and […]
February 3, 2014

Social Media and Criminal Law – What Victims and Witnesses Need to Know

It’s no secret that social media has recently become a huge part of society. These days, social media users are tied into virtually everything –even the law. Government investigations and criminal litigation have turned to social media for a variety of reasons. Continue reading to learn what victims and witnesses […]
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