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    What is the difference between Larceny & Theft?

    One of Nevada’s most frequently charged crimes involves stealing: when someone takes property or services that do not belong to them without permission or paying for them. Depending on the context, you may hear this referred to in the law as theft and larceny. And you might wonder: Do these terms mean the same thing? In Nevada, the simple answer […]

    The 7 Most Diverse Restaurants in Oakland, California

    If you’re looking for an eclectic, original dining experience in the Oakland area, you’ll find no shortage of possibilities. Oakland is a diverse city that delivers an abundance of ethnic restaurants with options ranging from Ethiopian to Turkish. Try one of our favorite restaurant destinations. The Damel Image by Delfina Iacub is licensed with Unsplash License The Damel describes itself as […]

    Top 6 Water Parks & Pools Near Henderson, NV to Cool Off At

    While mild nights under the glitzy Las Vegas lights are a fantastic experience, summer days can present exciting ways to cool off, such as heading to water parks or swimming pools. Las Vegas has plenty of water parks and pools where you and your family can engage in activities that keep you and your kids cool. We’ve compiled a list […]

    Statute of Limitations for Common Crimes

    The filing of criminal charges allows states such as Nevada to hold people accountable when they break the law. The charge represents an accusation that you have violated society’s rules, as expressed through various statutes. But the law also puts limitations on the government. For example, in almost every instance, prosecutors have a limited amount of time in which they […]

    How to Can You Adjust Your Immigration Status?

    Our immigration laws provide several pathways for non-citizens to enter the United States. Some people come with the intent to stay for a short time with a specific purpose, such as students, doctors, or researchers. Others carry the hopes of becoming U.S. citizens and seeking permanent residency. Sometimes, though, goals and plans change for non-U.S. citizens already in the country, and […]

    Do I Have to Give Police My ID?

    In Nevada, you must identify yourself (i.e., give your legal name) when asked by a law enforcement officer, particularly if you are suspected of a crime. However, unless they ask you for your identification at a pullover stop in your vehicle, you do not have to give the officer your ID in all situations. Because there is a difference between […]

    Can You Get a DUI or Reckless Driving Expunged in Nevada?

    No, you cannot get a DUI or reckless driving expunged in Nevada. However, the state allows record seals, under NRS 179.245. When you file a petition for a record seal, you ask the state to hide your criminal record from government databases. That way, they won’t show up on background checks when applying for a job or home mortgage. If you’re […]

    Top 9 Swimming Spots in Reno

    Whether you’re a tourist or a Reno local, you’re bound to recognize our dry climate. But being in a high desert doesn’t mean that you can’t enjoy the water. Check out this guide to discover the top swimming spots in Reno. Our list offers a variety of swimming options, including outdoor and indoor pools, rivers, and lakes, which you can […]

    6 Ways to Catch the Fireworks in Las Vegas and Reno on July 4

    When you plan a getaway in Nevada, you can expect to admire the lights flashing from lavish hotels and casinos and attend parties to create memories that will last a lifetime. The Fourth of July brings celebrations to new heights. There are plenty of opportunities to party, from when the sun shines over the valley to the last colorful spark […]

    Driving While High in Nevada

    Driving under the influence (from marijuana, cocaine, heroin, or any controlled substance) is illegal. Those who allegedly commit this offense may face fines and time in jail. If convicted, they may have difficulty getting a job or buying a home. The government could also take away their driving and voting rights. However, you may be able to avoid harsh penalties. […]