A criminal defense is a strategic argument that attempts to challenge the validity and sufficiency of the prosecution’s evidence. The prosecution is the party trying to prove the criminal charges against you. With any type of criminal charge, you need an attorney who knows the law in North Dakota. When facing charges, you need a lawyer to help you with every aspect of the potential consequences you face. From protecting and asserting your rights, to walking you through the criminal defense legal process, Nathan Severson provides the peace of mind you seek. A professional lawyer who strives for the best possible result of any given situation is who you want on your side.
You want to have best possible chance at success in your case. If you have a defense attorney working your case who knows exactly what to expect from the prosecuting attorney, you may benefit. The outcome of your criminal case could result in a drastic and negative change in your life, or it could result in little to no change. It is Nathan’s goal to help get you the outcome that results in the least amount of negative change in your life and that of your family.
Nathan concentrates a large part of his practice on criminal defense and serves clients throughout North Dakota including Bismarck, Grand Forks, Minot, Dickinson, Williston & The Bakken. Many of the cases he represents clients across the state with include:
If you are arrested and charged with driving under the influence (DUI) in North Dakota, the consequences can be severe. There’s a chance you will lose your driver’s license for a period of time, pay significant fines and can potentially receive jail time depending on your specific DUI charge. Nathan works with many different areas of DUI-related situations including: all breath test or Breathalyzer issues, blood test questions, overall drunk driving penalties, accidents involving DUI’s, drunk driving charges involving injuries, aggravated first offense DUI, two or more DUI charges, underage DUI’s and general license suspension questions. Contacting an attorney related to your DUI early on is important, as there are administrative deadlines that begin to run right away. If you fail to meet the 10-day deadline for requesting an administrative hearing before the NDDOT, your license can be automatically suspended, even if you are later found not guilty in the criminal matter. Contact Nathan right away to discuss your rights.
If you have been charged with any drug crime, it is urgent that you speak with Nathan. Whether you have been arrested for paraphernalia, distributing, manufacturing, possession, involvement with a grow house, a meth or meth lab situation, a marijuana-related charge, or even illegal prescription drug use, the potential consequences you face if convicted are of a serious nature. Nathan is a criminal defense lawyer who understands North Dakota drug crime law and the penalties associated with it.
In North Dakota, the sole purpose of probation is to test your behavior and ability to abide by the legal policies and procedures of which you are granted. If you are on probation, you likely have been ordered to follow certain conditions set forth by a court. If you violate the terms of your probation, revocation of your probation and possible jail or prison time can occur. If you have recently been found in violation of your probation terms, give Nathan a call today to discuss your defense options.
It’s rare that one finds himself or herself in a situation where assault charges are the case, but the act of physically harming a person can lead to serious consequences in North Dakota. At Severson, Wogsland, & Liebl, PC, Nathan understands unexpected incidents occur that result in a criminal charge of assault and he is here to help. Other types of charges Nathan can assist you with include: simple assault, aggravated assault, reckless endangerment, terrorizing, menacing, criminal coercion, harassment, stalking, assault on law enforcement, disorderly conduct, or resisting arrest.
Robbery, Burglary and Theft
Generally speaking, robbery is the taking, or attempting to take, something of value from another person, persons or other entity by inflicting or attempting to inflict bodily injury upon another, or threatening and/or menacing another with imminent bodily injury. Another type of theft crime is burglary, which is the unlawful entry into a structure to commit theft. Other common names you may hear from time to time include break in or breaking and entering. With either situation, a highly skilled criminal defense attorney is advised in order to get proper legal representation with these types of charges.
White Collar Crimes
Defending white collar crime charges can be complex. Nathan handles these legal situations with a sensitive outlook, knowing the impact a white collar criminal conviction can have on one’s record. Criminal charges such as bribery, conspiracy, copyright violations, criminally related civil litigation, Internet crimes, giving false statements, corruption on the political level and trafficking of counterfeit goods are serious white collar crime charges where you should consider giving Nathan a call to discuss legal options.
Why Hire Nathan Severson?
As a criminal defense attorney, Nathan handles multiple areas of criminal defense law, from simple to complex situations. Through professionalism and concern for North Dakota residents, Nathan takes the time to speak to his clients and do the best he can to represent their interests. Many criminal charges can affect the rest of one’s life, some more severe than others. With the many uncertainties you may face with a misdemeanor or felony charge, take the time to learn your rights by contacting a dedicated attorney to help you through this difficult process.
If you are facing criminal charges in North Dakota, make sure you are aware of your rights related to those criminal charges, call Nathan Severson in Fargo today at 701-297-2894 for a free initial consultation!