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1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Personal Injury and Products Liability for North Dakota on
Q: I literally own these products and have been having hair loss and excessive shedding should I sue do I have a case

I have two shampoos as well as conditioners in my bathroom now I had no idea my hair shedding/ loss was because of these products which are the Johnson Johnson’s shampoos and conditioner I seen where someone is suing them because of the same reasons is this worth me even pursuing I don’t want... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Jul 23, 2021

A North Dakota attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. At this point, one option is to reach out to firms dealing with the products you were using. Product liability cases tend to involve extensive research and discovery. A firm that has already looked into or... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury for North Dakota on
Q: How long do you have until your case expires

How many years do you have on a personal injury case before your case expires ?

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Mar 25, 2021

A North Dakota attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. If you reached out to law firms in your state, described your matter, and asked what the statute of limitations is, you'll probably reach an attorney who could tell you the time by which you need to file... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Divorce for North Dakota on
Q: Ok my husband has cuatusy of our son only because of the landlord I have wants johnny seen not heard I'm in process of.o

I'm process of divorce. Ex has 3 domestics against him from me he drink often he abused our eldest daughter. But was never reported. She just recently told me when he was drunk 9nce he tried crawling into bed with her naked what chances 9f me getting child aupprt

Tom Murphy
Tom Murphy answered on Mar 21, 2021

I would suggest proofreading any requests you make for legal advice.

1 Answer | Asked in DUI / DWI for North Dakota on
Q: Is there a certain amount of time to resolve a dui case?
Rick Sand
Rick Sand answered on Mar 3, 2021

This is a very interesting question. In order to give the best answer, it is important to know a few things: Is this a first offense DUI, or does the person have previous DUI convictions? Does the person have an out-of-state driver's license? Was there a chemical test performed (breath, blood,... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Workers' Compensation for North Dakota on
Q: Who does Workers Compensation of North Dakota answer to. If I had a complaint who would I talk to.

Why won't a lawyer in ND represent me in front of a law judge. Because injured workers in North Dakota get nothing. Thank you

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Feb 20, 2021

This is something on which a North Dakota attorney attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for four weeks. For insurance matters, most every state has a department of insurance. Situated in Bismarck, there is the North Dakota Insurance Department. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Discrimination and Employment Law for North Dakota on
Q: How do I handle harrassment in the work place when it is not considered discrimination?

I am a white, single, gay female. I have no reason to be discriminated against (my employers don't care about me being gay). But that doesn't change the fact that they have been singling me out, holding me to different standards compared to my co workers. I've reported multiple... Read more »

Carrie Dyer
Carrie Dyer answered on Jan 27, 2021

There is not a lot you can do about verbal harassment that is not based upon your membership in a protected class, aside from reporting it to your supervisor and Human Resources. However, if you are experiencing lasting health complications as a result of COVID, you may be eligible for... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Employment Law, Civil Rights, Employment Discrimination and Health Care Law for North Dakota on
Q: What can I do about harrassment in the workplace? HR and state are not doing anything.

I work for a healthcare company and they have singled me out more than once, along with other CNAs, threatened to fire me over being sick and having car problems. And said if I was sick one more time or late due to car problems I would be fired.

Kyle Anderson
Kyle Anderson answered on Jan 21, 2021

Hello, more information is needed here. General sickness is not protected under any federal law. If your illness is caused by a condition that qualifies as a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act, you may have some level of protection. There is no protection for car issues. I would... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Criminal Law and Civil Rights for North Dakota on
Q: I was racially profiled at a hotel and accused of selling drugs and the manger allowed a warrant to be used to come

Detain me and destroy my property not to mention no drugs where found or evidence that drugs were being sold i actually had an officer tell me that was profiled because of where I was from and how I looked can I take any legal action towards this ?

Lucas Wynne
Lucas Wynne answered on Jan 9, 2021

You need an attorney to make a motion on the issue in the criminal case

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for North Dakota on
Q: If the search warrants are quashed,should you still be charged or should it have been dismissed
Lucas Wynne
Lucas Wynne answered on Jan 9, 2021

This is highly dependent on what other evidence exists.

1 Answer | Asked in Copyright for North Dakota on
Q: I have received a copyright infringement notice from my ISP and I have immediately stopped any such activities

I had downloaded a file from torrent and deleted it immediately from my system. I just received a notice that my IP has been associated with such an activity. Now, what can I do?

Steve Charles Vondran
Steve Charles Vondran answered on Dec 24, 2020

You should still consult with a copyright defense law firm so you can see if there might be any future reason to worry. Sometimes things go away, and sometimes they don't. Best to get an idea where you stand after a lawyer reviews the evidence. Is it Strike 3 Holdings by any chance? If so,... Read more »

3 Answers | Asked in Copyright for North Dakota on
Q: If I post a YouTube video with my own self-made song in it, will third parties be able to infringe copyright?

Basically, I have a short "album" of dingy 1:30 - 3:00 songs that I might want to share with the world via YouTube, but there's the nagging fear in the back of my mind that somebody may be able to use it without my permission. I've discovered that I can order other channels to... Read more »

Steve Charles Vondran
Steve Charles Vondran answered on Dec 7, 2020

Each is own, I usually tell my clients that if they think they have something good, they should pay the minimal fee to get it copyrighted through the United States Copyright Office. Small price to pay and puts one in the best position to enforce and stop infringement. This is not legal advice as... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Banking for North Dakota on
Q: Hello, I have a few questions concerning a good friend of mine. A while back he out of the blue got a phone call from

His bank, informing him that they had a check in his name and wanted to know if he would like to deposit it into his account. Being really struggling with money in the first place, of course he said yes. And He then went and spent some of the money which the bank deposited into his account, a... Read more »

Bruce Alexander Minnick
Bruce Alexander Minnick answered on Nov 19, 2020

No. You need to go find some money today and repay the bank before things get really ugly.

1 Answer | Asked in Probate for North Dakota on
Q: My grandmother passed away. Looking over her will with my uncles, she had stated that I receive $25,000. Never got it?

My grandmother passed away in 2014. Before her passing, my uncles and I had seen her will. In it, she stated that all living grandchildren receive $25,000.00. I remember my uncle was upset cause all he was gonna get(which is sad) was the keepsakes. Like grandpa's violin and security safes. I... Read more »

Steven J. Fromm
Steven J. Fromm answered on Nov 19, 2020

You are very late in raising these issues. There are statutes of limitation rules that require parties to timely object to an estate administration. You should talk to an estates lawyer in the county where your grandmother died to go over all the details to see if something can be now. Also, if... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody and Child Support for North Dakota on
Q: Does a father have as much custody as the mom without going to court yet? In ND.

The mother wont let the father see his daughter. The mother moved to a different town farther from him and she is denying him his rights to see her. No court order has been made yet but she hasnt talked to him since July and she ignores every message she sends him. She also has him blocked on... Read more »

Lucas Wynne
Lucas Wynne answered on Nov 19, 2020

Without a court order, neither has many rights (if any) at all. Time to file a custody proceeding.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for North Dakota on
Q: My ex husband and i have a parenting plan in place and he has not followed any of it. Can i have court change it?

We agreed on parenting plan Dec.31 2019 and he has not attempted any visitation since october 2019. He has distubed my sons emotional wellbeing and.development with his actions towards him. We have tried contacting him via phone and he either ignores us or hangs up. There has been no attempts to... Read more »

Lucas Wynne
Lucas Wynne answered on Nov 19, 2020

This question is too hypothetical. A court, however, certainly has the authority to issue an order.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for North Dakota on
Q: Is it legal to use a fake non-government ID to verify your identity on Facebook?

For a personal-use account that is not being used to defraud, bully, or stalk. Currently there is no way to use a pseudonym on Facebook regardless of reasons (victim of stalking/domestic violence, trans, or just people that don't use their legal surname online.) Public/Private Library Card,... Read more »

Lucas Wynne
Lucas Wynne answered on Nov 19, 2020


1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for North Dakota on
Q: Can i sue my last landlord for $2000 payment we agreed upon for moving out early and can i get interest for late payment

We recently moved out of a duplex due to the place being sold by the landlord and the new owner wanted to live in the basement where we were living, we agreed to break our lease and move out for a payment of $2000 as well as our security deposit back as long as no damages occured. we got the... Read more »

Lucas Wynne
Lucas Wynne answered on Nov 19, 2020

Likely, get a lawyer.

1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law for North Dakota on
Q: What is the time limit for any dog to be outside in minus degree weather in North Dakota ? 24/7
Lucas Wynne
Lucas Wynne answered on Nov 19, 2020

I am unaware of any such law. However, you could likely find yourself with an animal abuse charge for keeping a dog out in cruel conditions.

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for North Dakota on
Q: Calif License, in North Dakota citied for doing 75 in a 65. Best way to get ticket dismissed, insurance cant find out.
Lucas Wynne
Lucas Wynne answered on Nov 19, 2020

Insurance can find out before any judgment is rendered on the ticket, so you're out of luck there. Best way to get the ticket dismissed is to challenge it if they, in fact, cannot prove you were speeding.

1 Answer | Asked in Child Support, Securities Law, Social Security and Tax Law for North Dakota on
Q: Is there a legal way to be exempt from paying tax? Also a legal way to cash out all of your social security?

I want to be able to have money for my retirement or to leave to my children when I pass away with the New president election for 2020 im afraid I will loss all the money put into my social security over the years and im not willing to risk that because are new president wants to change are... Read more »

Lucas Wynne
Lucas Wynne answered on Nov 19, 2020

Although you cannot avoid taxes, you may want to look into trusts in South Dakota.

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