North Dakota Business Law Questions & Answers

Q: Can I be held responsible for something my business partner’s spouse does wrong?

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law for North Dakota on
Answered on Mar 5, 2018
Lucas Wynne's answer
Your question is much too broad to provide a reasonable answer.

Q: Can I have a self serve wine tasting bar in Fargo, ND? Can patrons self serve wine from a machine?

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law and Business Law for North Dakota on
Answered on Jan 16, 2018
Lucas Wynne's answer
As an attorney who works with various small business owners, there are often questions which have not yet been addressed by North Dakota's laws. You may also be looking at liability issues with your plan.

Q: I was notified via email that I am being sued. I haven't been served yet. Does the email count as being served?

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Agricultural Law and Business Law for North Dakota on
Answered on Dec 18, 2017
Nicholas Nelson's answer
There are certain ways that service must be made in North Dakota, outlined in North Dakota Rules of Civil Procedure Rule 5. Good luck!

Q: Is it illegal for me to start an LLC with one other partner if I don't intend on participating in the business?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Tax Law, Business Formation and Business Law for North Dakota on
Answered on Aug 11, 2017
Lucas Wynne's answer
The bigger issue here is addressing why you feel pressured to enter into this arrangement. The only issue that would arise is if you agreed to a certain level of participation in the LLC or voided some other contract.

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