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What is drug paraphernalia?

You know that you can get into trouble if you’re caught with drugs in your possession, but what if you’re also caught with “paraphernalia,” instead? Is that serious? It can be. Drug paraphernalia is anything that someone can use to prepare, consume, transfer, sell, or...

Why do some business partners fall out?

Running a company on your own can be a daunting task. You have to take all of the financial risks and then oversee the day-to-day running of the company. That’s why many business owners opt to enlist the assistance of a business partner.  A business partnership can be...

Is a North Dakota DUI charge a felony or a misdemeanor?

Someone accused of driving under the influence (DUI) charge in North Dakota might jump to the conclusion that pleading guilty is the best response. A surprising percentage of DUI defendants do not even attempt to push back against the charges they face.  Someone who...

3 reasons divorces become contested

Divorce is said to be “uncontested” when the couple is willing to work together to craft their own agreements about all the issues that must be decided, including things like the division of assets and debts, matters of support, and custody of the children....