North Dakota Consumer Law Questions & Answers

Q: I received a letter in the mail today that threatened legal action for a debt.

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Legal Malpractice, Small Claims and Bankruptcy for North Dakota on
Answered on Feb 19, 2019
Timothy Denison's answer
If the MD stature is 3 years, then the statute has expired and they cannot sue you.

Q: Is a k9 sniff sufficient probable cause to search a stopped vehicle

2 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Contracts, Criminal Law and Employment Law for North Dakota on
Answered on Mar 26, 2018
Lucas Wynne's answer
Do not post any additional information about your case online. You do not want to reveal enough information for the police to identify you. Instead, contact a criminal defense lawyer for help. Many attorneys like myself offer free consultations. The answer to your question depends on the particular circumstances.

Q: On 02/15/2018 my paycheck was garnished in the amount of $430.

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Civil Litigation, Collections and Constitutional Law for North Dakota on
Answered on Mar 2, 2018
Lucas Wynne's answer
You hire a lawyer who deals with debt collection issues for consumers and see if they can get your money back.

Q: If I called in a tow, would it be illegal to have a deal where the tow company pays me a fee?

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Consumer Law for North Dakota on
Answered on Feb 26, 2018
Nicholas Nelson's answer
Generally, "referral fees" are regulated in professional careers like law. When establishing a referral fee agreement, you are essentially acting as an agent/employee of the principal company (tow company in your situation). Any referral agreement should be in writing to protect your interests.

Good luck!

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Q: I was served a summons/complaint. It was NOT filed with the court. I answered and challenged the debt. What happens now?

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law and Small Claims for North Dakota on
Answered on Jan 20, 2018
Lucas Wynne's answer
Call an attorney who deals with this type of case. They do not have to file immediately.

Q: AD FOR RENT AT $500 WHEN I CALL PROPERTY OWNER THEY SAY NO ITS $600. CLAIMS DOESNT MATTER WHAT AD SAYS.

2 Answers | Asked in Internet Law, Consumer Law and Landlord - Tenant for North Dakota on
Answered on Nov 5, 2017
Lucas Wynne's answer
I'd let this one go. If I advertise bananas are $1 and you come to my store and they are $1.50, I was not necessarily obligated to continue to offer the advertised price.

Q: I sold a vehicle "as is"

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Products Liability and Contracts for North Dakota on
Answered on Aug 11, 2016
Peter N. Munsing's answer
Assuming that he's not complaining of something you knew about but didn't tell him about --e.g. you knew it needed a new tranny but didn't tell him--then you should be OK. "As Is " protects seller from buyers remorse. It isn't a free pass to sit on

information you knew abouit.

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