North Dakota Criminal Law Questions & Answers

Q: A 19yr old is at a private party and isn't drinking alcohol. 21 year olds are drinking. If cops arrive can 19yo be fined

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and DUI / DWI for North Dakota on
Answered on Oct 29, 2017
Lucas Wynne's answer
There is not enough information available to answer your question. If you have been charged, it's time to lawyer up.

Q: A sheriff asked a theft victim if they thought I might have taken their property. I have no criminal record or history

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for North Dakota on
Answered on Oct 16, 2017
Lucas Wynne's answer
It sounds like the Sheriff may be attempting to have you be the main suspect in a crime. Although the sheriff is permitted to ask, you should retain an attorney if criminal charges have been pressed.

Q: Can a 13 yr old that is accusing a male age 26 yr old of rape leave the state while involved in a open case?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for North Dakota on
Answered on Oct 16, 2017
Lucas Wynne's answer
The thirteen year-old victim/witness should certainly appear for all court proceedings and may consider retaining an attorney if the prosecutor is not properly advocating for the victim. With that being said, there is nothing per se that would prohibit a victim from leaving the state unless a court order is in place. However, the victim should not leave the state in order to avoid questioning by the court. It sounds like this situation is complex. Therefore, you should not rely on this...

Q: Can a statement from fiancee be used against defendant in DV case if they're married by court date

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Family Law and Domestic Violence for North Dakota on
Answered on Oct 15, 2017
Lucas Wynne's answer
You need to consult with a lawyer to specifically address your question. Unfortunately, addressing this question on the internet could be detrimental to your case.

Q: How can I stop vehicle forfeiture by police when the vehicle was taken after an illegal search and seizure

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Criminal Law for North Dakota on
Answered on Oct 5, 2017
Lucas Wynne's answer
A civil forfeiture proceeding is the only way to challenge a forfeiture by police.

Q: If someone absconded from probation with 2 years left. And also 3 years suspended time how long could they possibly be

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for North Dakota on
Answered on Oct 5, 2017
Lucas Wynne's answer
I'm sorry, but your question is very confusing.

Q: I was wondering if I got my cousin to sign a notarized paper stating that he confesses to the crime that I didnt do

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for North Dakota on
Answered on Oct 5, 2017
Lucas Wynne's answer
You need a lawyer to address these issues. Self-help is unfruitful.

Q: I'm 16 and pregnate, the father is 18 how do we keep him from getting in trouble so he can support us?

1 Answer | Asked in Juvenile Law, Sexual Harassment and Criminal Law for North Dakota on
Answered on Oct 5, 2017
Lucas Wynne's answer
If you were older than fifteen at the time the child was conceived and the other party is within three years of your age and the act was consensual, no law has been broken.

Q: Illegal use of police access to records:

1 Answer | Asked in Constitutional Law and Criminal Law for North Dakota on
Answered on Oct 5, 2017
Lucas Wynne's answer
You need to contact the appropriate supervisors of each.

Q: Is it illegal for a male cop.to search a female

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for North Dakota on
Answered on Oct 5, 2017

Q: How can i get a post conviction relief lawyer for charge back in oxtober 2016? Is any on here?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for North Dakota on
Answered on Oct 5, 2017
Lucas Wynne's answer
You call a lawyer and pay him/her money.

Q: Can my probation be revokated after my probation end date has expired?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for North Dakota on
Answered on Oct 5, 2017
Lucas Wynne's answer
Your question does not provide the information necessary to provide an answer.

Q: I have one class five felony on my record from thirty years ago. Is it true that I can legally purchase a firearm in ND?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for North Dakota on
Answered on Oct 5, 2017
Lucas Wynne's answer
Generally, yes. However, it would be wise to pay an attorney to look into your particular case before purchasing a firearm.

Q: Sexual assault

1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes, Sexual Harassment and Criminal Law for North Dakota on
Answered on Oct 5, 2017
Lucas Wynne's answer
The prosecutor and police will collect evidence ton use against your fiancé, the court procedure will include multiple appearances and may include a trial. If your finacé doesn't have an attorney, then your fiancé will be in a very difficult situation.

Q: I was granted full immunity in a criminal case, unfortunately I was charged roughly a year later with a separate offense

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for North Dakota on
Answered on Oct 5, 2017
Lucas Wynne's answer
Your question is much too vague to provide an answer. I suggest contacting an attorney.

Q: Sister and brother in law have court case on 10/18 for Felony drug possession in ND. What is to be expected at court.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for North Dakota on
Answered on Oct 5, 2017
Lucas Wynne's answer
Your question does not make clear whether you have trial on 10/18, a preliminary hearing, an arraignment, etc. If it is a full trial, there is some likelihood that everything will be settled before the trial begins.

Q: No lawyer yet, pretrial conference tomorrow, can I ask for a continuance?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and DUI / DWI for North Dakota on
Answered on Sep 20, 2017
Lucas Wynne's answer
I am sorry that I did not see this question sooner. Hopefully things worked out for you.

Q: Is it illegal for a doctor to accuse parents for child abuse when the child was only disabled?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Criminal Law for North Dakota on
Answered on Aug 24, 2017
Lucas Wynne's answer
As soon as CPS gets involved, you need an attorney. You should ask Justia to remove this question because it could potentially be used against you.

Q: This guy has two friends and he borrowed his truck to one friend, can the other friend call that truck in stolen.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Libel & Slander for North Dakota on
Answered on Aug 17, 2017
Lucas Wynne's answer
You do not speak with the police unless your goal is to give them information that would hurt your case. You pay the bail and your boyfriend challenges the charges.

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