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    Nevada’s Sex Offender Tiers – And What They Mean

    Individuals who are convicted of sex crimes in Nevada face serious punishment including prison sentences and fines. In addition, Nevada law requires sex offenders to add their names to a public database known as the Nevada State Sex Offender Registry. This database provides information about the whereabouts of convicted sex offenders. Its goal is to protect the public and serve […]

    What Is Considered Public Indecency?

    As described by the law, most criminal offenses identify a perpetrator and a victim, where one person does something illegal to another person. Other crimes, though, are considered to have a broader impact on society and are defined as behavior that runs counter to the public order and general quality of life. These might be behaviors that disturb the peace, […]

    At what age can someone be tried as an adult?

    If your child has committed a crime in the state of Nevada, it’s important to get professional legal help right away. Depending on the circumstances of the crime, the child can be tried as either a juvenile or an adult. When tried as an adult, minors can be subjected to public trials and harsher sentencing guidelines. If you want to […]

    Can a DUI affect your green card status?

    If you’ve been charged with a DUI, it can affect your permanent resident status. Driving while intoxicated is a serious charge that can make it hard to apply for citizenship and may even lead to deportation. Not every DUI charge comes with these penalties, so it’s important to have a legal professional examine your case. The attorneys at De Castroverde Criminal […]

    What to Do If You’ve Been Arrested in Las Vegas?

    Las Vegas is a hot spot of adventure, sights, and fun with its vast offerings of unique attractions. Whether you’re in Las Vegas for business, a vacation, or you’re a resident, the last thing you’d expect to deal with is being accused of a crime or arrested. Continue reading to learn more about the arrest process, what you should do […]

    Can Someone Take Back Criminal Charges?

    The concept of pressing charges exists widely in popular culture via the influence of crime books, movies, and television programs. We believe that a victim has to want to press charges for a criminal case to proceed. As a result, one might wonder: Can someone take back criminal charges? And if they do, what happens next? The reality is more […]

    Getting Charged in a Hit-and-Run

    Leaving the scene of a car accident is punishable by law in Nevada. If you are in a car collision, Nevada law requires that you stay at the scene of an accident, even if you are not at fault. If either involved party leaves the scene of an accident willfully, they’re committing a crime. Whatever the reason, leaving the scene […]

    Do arrests show up on employment background checks in Nevada?

    Most employers in Nevada conduct background checks on applicants to ensure they are hiring qualified and trustworthy employees. If you’ve been arrested or convicted of a crime, you may be concerned about what your prospective employer is looking for and what they may find. While employment background checks are legal in Nevada, some laws limit what information employers obtain and […]

    What happens if you’re caught with a fake ID?

    For as long as there have been laws restricting certain activities by age, there have been people who try to get around those laws with fake driver licenses or other pieces of phony identification. In Nevada and many other states, it is illegal to possess, sell, or transfer documentation intended to frustrate those laws, no matter what the intent is. […]

    How to Get Charges Dismissed Quickly

    Being charged with a crime is a serious matter and often extremely unnerving as well. You’re confronted by authorities who likely use language describing official legal processes that will seem confusing and unfamiliar. You probably have many questions, one of which may be “can the charges be dropped?” The short answer is: yes, they can, and sometimes, fairly quickly. That […]