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    Spend the Weekend at Red Rock Canyon

    Less than 20 miles from the Las Vegas Strip, you can escape the hustle and bustle of the city with a trip to the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. With stunning natural landscapes set in the Mojave Desert, Red Rock Canyon welcomes over 2 million visitors each year. Use this guide to help you plan your weekend at Red […]

    Explore These Fascinating Museums in Oakland

    Are you a history buff stranded in Oakland with nothing to do? Are you a fanatic of arts and culture in California? There is no shortage of places in Oakland for you to feed your hunger for information on these topics. Keep reading this article for a list of our favorite museums in the historical city of Oakland. Oakland Museum […]

    What to Do if Cops Come to Your House

    If cops come to your house, it’s important to remain calm and be polite. You do not have to answer any questions, and you should not consent to a search of your home without a warrant. If law enforcement officials ask to speak with you outside, you have the right to refuse. You can speak to them while safely inside […]

    Acquitted vs. Not Guilty: What’s the Difference?

    Being accused of a crime is a stressful and difficult experience. As you are on trial, unsure of what your future holds, you will be hoping that the jury will ultimately come to a verdict other than guilty. When this happens and there is no conviction, you will then be free to live your life. The jury’s verdict could determine […]

    Nevada Knife Laws

    The state of Nevada allows citizens to carry most knives, whether openly or in a concealed manner. However, while Nevada is lenient in some aspects of knife law, there are instances where it is illegal to have a knife on you. In these situations, you could be arrested and charged with breaking a concealed or open carry knife law. If […]

    Las Vegas, Nevada, Gun Laws

    Las Vegas, Nevada, gun laws outline the ability to openly carry a firearm, who can conceal carry, exceptions to these rules, and restrictions on some types of ammunition. You can learn about these laws in detail in this entry in our criminal defense blog. In addition, we discuss how violating one of these gun laws when committing another crime can […]

    Is it Illegal to Date a Minor in Nevada?

    In most cases, it is illegal to date a minor in Nevada, assuming that minor is under the age of 16. There are exceptions to this rule, though. It is legal for adults to date teenagers who are 16 or 17 years old. Adults who date minors under age 16 could face significant sex crimes charges, including statutory sexual seduction […]

    U.S Naturalization Process

    If you’re an immigrant who’s lived in the U.S. for a while, you might wonder if you can become a citizen. Citizenship has many benefits that make the lengthy naturalization process worth the effort. Here at De Castroverde, our immigration lawyers have helped many clients navigate the confusing process and obtain citizenship. Read on to learn more about the process, […]

    Go Angling at These 6 Fishing Spots Near Reno

    Looking for a great spot to go fishing near Reno, Nevada? Whether you’re hoping to find just an idyllic place to go angling or a location where you can also partake in other outdoor fun like kayaking or hiking, Reno’s got you covered. Read on to learn more about our six favorite fishing spots near Reno. Sparks Marina A mere […]

    Age of Consent Laws in Nevada

    When it comes to the age of consent, Nevada follows strict laws that prohibit adults from engaging in sexual relations with a minor. In Nevada, the age of consent is 16. Anyone who engages in a sexual act with someone younger than that could be prosecuted for statutory rape. If you are convicted of statutory rape, there is significant jail […]