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    Restraining Order Requirements

    A lot of emotion goes into our work relationships, romantic relationships, family relationships, and friendships. Sometimes these relationships fall apart. Unfortunately, not everyone is ready to accept this as a part of life, and some relationships become stormy, unpredictable, and maybe even scary. One party may threaten or harass the other, forcing their partner to take refuge in the law. […]

    How Does a Case Qualify for Small Claims Court?

    The civil court system exists to help resolve disputes, some of which involve large amounts of money and very complicated claims that require careful consideration and sometimes even a trial before a judge or a jury. Occasionally, though, disputes are small, too small to warrant the expense and effort of bringing a matter before the civil court system in Nevada. […]

    What is an injunction?

    Civil lawsuits are most commonly a means for resolving disputes through monetary compensation. A plaintiff argues that they have been harmed or wronged and asks a court to order the defendant to pay monetary damages. Just about every lawsuit involves a request for money. Money is not the only remedy available. Plaintiffs can also seek injunctions, which is a form […]

    Las Vegas Open Container Charges

    The city of Las Vegas has gained a reputation as a place for adult entertainment, whether it be casino gambling, concerts, major sporting events, or other activities. Las Vegas is where you go to have a good time. Often this involves the consumption of alcoholic beverages, so it’s important to understand Las Vegas open container laws before you go. Don’t […]

    Are There Any Special Laws on the Las Vegas Strip?

    If you visit Las Vegas and its famous Strip, you may feel like you’re in a different world. But before you start shedding all your previous notions of reality, it’s important to look into the laws of this strange new land to see if things are as free as they seem. While the Strip may be a tourist destination and […]

    Gambling Laws for Sporting Events

    Legalized sports betting, once largely in the province of Nevada, has expanded dramatically over the last few years. Starting in 2018, three-fifths of states enacted laws allowing residents and visitors within their borders to wager on their sport of choice. Perhaps more profoundly, many states have also allowed mobile betting, capitalizing on the use of handheld applications to grow interested. […]

    What To Do if a Family Member Is Wrongfully Detained

    Police and prosecutors have the awesome power to enforce the law and protect the public by punishing those who break it. The law enforcement personnel who follow the rules of their vocation to the letter are a credit to their profession and model public servants. Unfortunately, they aren’t perfect. Police and prosecutors make plenty of mistakes. Sometimes those mistakes are […]

    What Happens if I Miss Jury Duty in Nevada?

    Everyone in the United States over the age of 18 is required to perform jury duty unless they qualify for an excuse or an exemption. Notice of jury duty can come by mail at any time, and no matter how inconvenient the timing may be, you are required to serve in the state of Nevada when summoned. If, however, you […]

    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 […]

    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 […]