If you purchase goods or pay for services -- which includes virtually everyone -- then you're a consumer. States have enacted a number of laws meant to keep businesses relatively honest and protect consumers, which ensures a healthy economy. Welcome to FindLaw's section on the consumer laws of North Dakota, with legalese-free explanations of the laws that effect you on a daily basis. This section includes articles on the state's deceptive trade practices statute, which prohibits false advertising and other such acts; North Dakota's lemon law, which protects buyers of new cars from being stuck with a defective vehicle; and more. Click on a link below to learn more.