The justice system is very intimidating and confusing. The legal process can feel overwhelming as it often feels that the entirety of the legal system is taking aim at you. Our role is to step in between you and the system and to walk you through it so that you are informed and prepared to make the right decisions for you. We are there beside you to insure that all of your rights are observed and that you are given the absolute best representation in court. Together, we, will navigate through the situation together.
Domestic violence, assault, and similar offenses fall under the category of crimes against the person. These typically involve physical violence against a person or the threat of violence or the forcible restriction of someone’s freedom and autonomy. Allegations of domestic violence are damaging to all involved as there are significant legal penalties and ramifications both inside and outside the courtroom.
Domestic Violence has collateral consequences both inside and outside the courtroom. Attorney Misty Nehring has the experience and expertise to handle these matters.
The unlawfuly possession of drugs or drug paraphernalia is punishable in North Dakota. Penalties for drug crimes can include imprisonment, fines, probation, and other sentencing terms. Aside from the impact of these forms of punishment, the consequences of a conviction of a drug charge can last long after you have served the formal terms of your sentence. A conviction relating to drugs can interfere with college loans, job prospects, promotions, occupational/professional licensing, immigration rights, and more.
Drug convictions have serious consequences and having the right attorney can make all the difference.
Driving Under the Influence (DUI) or the Refusal to Submit to a Chemical Test is a commonly charged crime in North Dakota. If you are arrested for a DUI or a Refusal to Submit to Chemical Testing, you will face penalties from both the criminal court and administrative penalties against your driving privileges. If convicted, you'll be required to pay fines, serve jail time, wait out a ND driver's license suspension, complete an alcohol education program, and pay reinstatement fees.
DUI/DUI Refusal has significant consequences. Oftentimes, Attorney Misty Nehring can mitigate those consequences.
Criminal offenses in North Dakota are classified as infractions, misdemeanors, and felonies. While infractions and less serious misdemeanors are punishable by fines, misdemeanors generally include offenses punishable by up to a year in jail. Felonies, on the other hand, are considered serious crimes with a potential punishment of more than a year in prison and thousands of dollars in fines depending on the level of the offense.
A criminal conviction, especially a felony, can alter a person's future. At Misty Nehring Law, we seek to protect our clients from those consequences.
Accusations related to sex crimes are often public and damaging to a person's reputation. Depending on the nature of the offenses and the victims involved, criminal sexual crimes can actually result in harsh penalties. If you’ve even been accused of a sex crime (not yet charged), the cards are already stacked against you. If the accusations lead to charges and conviction, you could be facing years in prison followed by lifetime supervision, residency restrictions, and difficulty finding a job.
Mere allegations, let alone conviction, have the ability to destroy a person's ability to thrive. If you need representation, Misty Nehring Law is here to help.
Theft or Possession of Stolen Property occurs when a person takes property or services without consent and with the intention of keeping them from the owner. This crime can be charged as a misdemeanor or felony depending on the type and value of the property or services that were stolen.
Theft-related convictions can often make it difficult for people to find gainful employment. Misty Nehring Law can help mitigate and defend against these types of allegations.