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November 6, 2017

New Requirement for Cities in Minnesota with Electronic Notification Systems

In accordance with a new law in the state of Minnesota, cities with electronic notification systems are required to provide a 10-day notice of most proposed ordinances. After being signed into law by Governor Dayton on May 23, 2017, this measure became effective on August 1, 2017. This law is […]
October 23, 2017

Nine Synthetic Drugs Added to Minnesota’s Schedule 1 List

A variety of new laws have become effective in Minnesota in 2017. One of these laws updated Minnesota’s list of Schedule 1 controlled substances by adding nine synthetic drugs to the list. The Minnesota Board of Pharmacy has determined that each of these drugs has the potential to be abused […]
October 19, 2017

Minnesota Passes New Standardizing Telemedicine Care

A law became effective on August 1, 2017, in Minnesota which requires telemedicine providers to meet the same level of care as physicians who see patients in person. This regulation, called S.F. 1353, was unanimously passed by legislators in the state and was then approved by Governor Mark Dayton on […]
October 17, 2017

New Littering Law in North Dakota

Beginning on August 1, 2017, anyone in North Dakota who is caught littering will be facing a much larger fine than was previously enforced by the state. Individuals who are caught littering on publicly maintained roads will now be fined $500. This increase is significant and is 400% larger than […]
October 7, 2017

New North Dakota Law Makes it Easier to Carry Concealed Firearms

North Dakotans appreciate their Second Amendment rights, so many cheered when the governor signed several new bills passed by the legislature into law that impacted the rights of residents to carry firearms in public. Amongst these bills is a law making it easier for North Dakotans to carry a concealed […]
October 5, 2017

Firm Paralegal Staff Works

The paralegals at O’Keeffe O’Brien Lyson Attorneys are doing their part in gathering much needed household supplies and personal supplies for the Fargo Ronald McDonald houses as part of the Red River Valley Paralegal Association annual sponsorship of a local charity. Every year the RRVPA puts their efforts behind a […]
September 27, 2017

North Dakota Passes Child Passenger Laws

Recently, numerous state laws were passed by in the 2017 session of the North Dakota legislature. One of the laws involves changes to North Dakota’s existing child passenger safety law. The new law extends the time during which a child is required to ride in a restraint seat by one […]
September 25, 2017

Concealed Carry Reporting Requirements Eased for Churches

Those who have followed the activities of North Dakota’s Legislature likely already know that the 2017 legislative session was very busy. The Legislature presented Governor Doug Burgum with over 400 bills to enact into law, and many of these bills went into effect on August 1, 2017. Gun owners in […]
September 7, 2017

Concealed Carry Laws in North Dakota Get Updated

North Dakota legislators were busy during the 2017 legislative year, with the Legislature sending hundreds of bills to the desk of the governor for approval. Some laws are likely to have little impact on the day-to-day lives of many North Dakotans: a new law offering greater protections for individuals working […]
July 19, 2017

Your Right to Remain Silent: Should You Testify or Not?

In a criminal proceeding, one of the most important decisions that must be made – and a decision in which you have the final say – is whether you will take the stand and testify in your defense. This is a decision that may carry significant benefits as well as […]
June 12, 2013

Many Cases Back in Court after Drug Dog Ruling in Cass County

In Fargo, there are many residents who live in apartment buildings throughout the community. Recently, there was a case in in which a man residing in an apartment had his rights violated, which resulted in a Fargo Judge throwing out the evidence finding it was illegally obtained. Furthermore, the judge […]
April 16, 2013

O’Keeffe O’Brien Lyson Foss Law Firm Moves to New Location

The attorneys at O’Keeffe O’Brien Lyson Foss are excited to announce the move to their new location at 720 Main Avenue in Fargo. The Kennelly O’Keeffe team will no longer be at their 313 NP Avenue location. This is an exciting move for the firm due to the increased size […]
February 22, 2013

Get to Know Our Newest Partner – Tatum O’Brien Lindbo

Tatum O’Brien Lindbo has recently been named partner at O’Keeffe O’Brien Lyson Foss in Fargo, North Dakota. Her extensive experience in and out of the courtroom, along with her incredible work ethic have earned her a solid reputation as an attorney who represents her clients with skill and tenacity. O’Brien […]
January 18, 2013

O’Keeffe O’Brien Lyson Foss Recognized by Chambers Lawyer Research

For more than twenty years, Chambers has published the leading directories of the legal profession. Their reputation is based on the independence and objectivity of our research. The Firm This firm has established itself as a destination for first-class real estate advice following its recent merger with real estate boutique […]