North Dakota Hit and Run Laws

The penalty for leaving the scene of an accident involving injury in North Dakota is up to 360 days in jail plus a maximum fine of $3000. If anyone dies or suffers a serious injury, the charges may escalate into class C felony or class B felony charges if the accident resulted from negligence. Quick … Read more

North Dakota Sexting Laws

Under North Dakota sexting laws 12.1-27-03.3, sending inappropriate pictures without the depicted person’s consent is a misdemeanor punishable by up to thirty days in jail and a $1000 fine. Here is why that could be dangerous for teens in the state: Quick take: Sexting between a teen and adult may result in multiple felony charges, … Read more

North Dakota Whistleblower Laws

Whistleblower Laws as they apply to the state of North Dakota

A Summary of North Dakota Whistleblower Laws North Dakota is an employment-at-will state. This means employees can be discharged from work for any reason or no reason. However, there are a few exceptions to this doctrine that are used to protect employees from wrongful retaliation. These exceptions include common law protections and statutory protections. Statutory … Read more

North Dakota Lemon Law

Lemon Laws as they apply to the state of North Dakota

North Dakota Lemon Laws North Dakota’s lemon laws state that if the buyer or lessee of a vehicle finds a major fault in it – which the manufacturers are unable to fix even after 3 valid attempts by the vehicle manufacturer to repair it – the manufacturer is liable to repurchase or replace the faulty … Read more

North Dakota Statute of Limitations

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Statute of Limitations ND- Summary North Dakota’s statute of limitations establishes a deadline before which civil cases – such as lawsuits – must be filed in the state. In relation to criminal charges, it also prevents prosecutors from charging an individual with a crime after a specified period of time has passed. The statutes of … Read more

North Dakota Recording Laws

North Dakota Recording Law Summary: Is North Dakota a One Party Consent State? North Dakota recording law stipulates that it is a one-party consent state. In North Dakota, it is a criminal offense to use any device to record or share communications, whether they are wire, oral or electronic, without the consent of at least … Read more