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    • Nevada's Habitual Offender Laws

      In Nevada, you can be charged with a separate crime if you are convicted of three or more subsequent felonies. This means that you may face severe prison sentences in addition to the penalties for ...

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    • Assault Charges: Can I Claim Self-Defense?

      One of the most common defenses used against criminal charges of assault involves alleging self-defense. While many other defense strategies involve denying the assault occurred or questioning whether ...

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    • Nevada: Employers Can't Refuse Applicants Who Fail Marijuana Test

      Nevada Bans Employers from Rejecting Applicants Based on Failed Marijuana Test Becoming the first state to do so, Nevada passed a bill that prohibits employers from failing or refusing to hire some ...

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    • NV Gov. Sisolak Signs Two Criminal Justice Reform Bills into Law

      In late May, Governor Steve Sisolak signed two criminal justice reform bills that restore voting rights to convicted felons and streamline the process of sealing records of individuals convicted of a ...

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    • The First Step Act

      President Donald Trump signed into law the First Step Act on December 21, 2018. Also known as the Formerly Incarcerated Reenter Society Transformed Safely Transitioning Every Person (FIRST STEP) Act, ...

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    • Domestic Violence Convictions and their Impact on Your Right to Own Firearms

      Domestic violence convictions can impact your life in a number of ways, most of which will follow you for years to come. According to federal law called the “Domestic Violence Offender Gun Ban”, also ...

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    • Types of Protective Orders

      Protective orders, also known as restraining orders, are typically filed by those who are seeking protection from domestic violence , stalking, or other forms of harassment. Essentially, a protective ...

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    • Are Restraining Orders Public Record in Nevada?

      Allegations of domestic violence can escalate quickly, due to the legal protections in place for the alleged victim. Unfortunately, these protections are often abused in an attempt to harm another ...

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    • Recreational Marijuana Laws in Las Vegas

      As of November 8 th , 2016, marijuana became legal for recreational use by adults in Nevada. Recreational sales began on July 1 st , 2017. Adults who are 21 years of age or older are allowed to ...

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    • Common Defense to Prescription Drug Crimes

      When it comes to drug crimes , most people often think of illegal substances such as cocaine , meth , ecstasy , and even marijuana. However, prescription drug fraud occurs in every state and community ...

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    • Drug Possession Crimes Compared to Possession with Intent Crimes

      In the state of Nevada, having any amount of an illegal narcotic on your person, in your control, or within your property can constitute simple possession . While this is often regarded as the least ...

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  • DUI
    • Tips for Successfully Navigating a DUI Checkpoint

      The main purpose of DUI checkpoints is to deter motorists from driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. If you happen to go through a DUI checkpoint after having a couple of drinks, you may ...

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    • Common Signs of Intoxicated Driving

      When it comes to guessing if a person is under the influence of alcohol or drugs, finding a reason can prove difficult for police. To help law enforcement determine whether a driver might be drunk ...

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    • Common Defenses to DUI Charges

      When are you are arrested for and charged with a DUI in Nevada, that doesn’t mean you are automatically convicted of the crime. You still have an opportunity to avoid serving harsh penalties by hiring ...

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    • The Difference Between Plea Bargain and Trial Bargain

      When thinking of the criminal justice system, no doubt an image of a trial complete with a judge and jury comes to mind. Despite this prevalent assumption as to how the criminal justice system ...

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    • What Is "Solicitation" & How Is it Different From Prostitution?

      While Nevada is known for its relaxed laws regarding prostitution , the act of exchanging sexual favors for some form of payment is still illegal outside of licensed brothels located in only eight ...

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    • Tips for Avoiding Trouble with the Law in Las Vegas

      Fabulous Las Vegas is a frequent holiday destination for people all around the globe who want to let loose and have some unparalleled fun with friends and family. But the nickname “Sin City” isn’t all ...

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    • How to Fight Prostitution Charges in Las Vegas

      Have you been arrested for allegedly soliciting, pandering or engaging in prostitution in Las Vegas? If so, it is imperative that you retain the services of a powerful criminal defense attorney who ...

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    • Charged with Child Pornography: What Now?

      When it comes to sex crimes , any activity related to child pornography may result in lengthy prison sentences, costly fines, and registration as a sex offender. Charges—and even mere accusations—can ...

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    • What is the Age of Consent in Nevada?

      The age of consent is defined as the minimum age of a person who can legally consent to have sexual intercourse with another individual. In Nevada, the age of consent for heterosexual conduct is 16 ...

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    • Nevada's Habitual Offender Laws

      In Nevada, you can be charged with a separate crime if you are convicted of three or more subsequent felonies. This means that you may face severe prison sentences in addition to the penalties for ...

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    • Nevada's Habitual Offender Laws

      In Nevada, you can be charged with a separate crime if you are convicted of three or more subsequent felonies. This means that you may face severe prison sentences in addition to the penalties for ...

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    • An Examination of Las Vegas Bait Purse Stings

      The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department has been known to use various types of sting operations in order to catch criminals in the act. One of the most controversial and widely used programs in ...

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    • Nevada's Habitual Offender Laws

      In Nevada, you can be charged with a separate crime if you are convicted of three or more subsequent felonies. This means that you may face severe prison sentences in addition to the penalties for ...

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    • Possible Defenses to Murder Charges

      Ask someone their opinion on what is the worst crime on the books, and they’ll probably tell you that it is murder . Ask them again what should be done with someone accused of murder, and they’ll ...

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    • What's the Difference Between Manslaughter & Murder?

      When a person dies at the hands of another, it is considered a homicide in the eyes of the law. In the state of Nevada, criminal homicide charges are divided into two categories: murder and ...

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