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When being accused of a criminal charge, it is extremely overwhelming. Having a lawyer who can clearly explain your options is of the utmost importance. At Nilson Brand Law, we have worked with clients throughout Minnesota and North Dakota. After reading through the list of frequently asked questions below, contact our office in Fargo to discuss the specifics of your case. You can reach us by calling 701-864-3417 or by filling out our online form. We serve clients throughout the Red River Valley.

What do I do if there’s a warrant for my arrest?

The very first thing you should do is hire an attorney as soon as possible. The attorney will put in a request to quash the warrant, which is often successful.

What happens to my license after DUI?

When it comes to DUI charges, there are two separate hearings. One of them revolves around the status of your license. You only have 10 days to request any kind of hearing at all, so the clock is ticking.

What is the difference between a felony and a misdemeanor?

Felony charges are often related to more serious crimes and carry harsher penalties. Misdemeanors result in less jail time and smaller fines. That being said, it’s important that you take any type of criminal charge seriously.

Am I required to speak with the police?

No. You are constitutionally protected. The best thing you can do is retain a lawyer and have them present when the police are asking questions. This eliminates the chance of you incriminating yourself or anyone you care about.