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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 […]

    Nevada Domestic Violence Laws

    Like every other state, Nevada emphasizes violent crime involving husbands and wives, boyfriends and girlfriends, parents and children, and other family members or intimate acquaintances. Unfortunately, crimes of this nature are not uncommon in Nevada, with more than 27,000 people seeking the services of the Nevada Coalition To End Domestic and Sexual Violence. Domestic violence is a severe criminal offense […]

    What to Know About Buying Guns in Nevada

    Preparing to purchase a gun in any state can come with a long list of federal, state, and local requirements. Las Vegas, Nevada, is a location where you can purchase firearms from both commercial and private dealers. Below are steps you can take to make the process in Las Vegas, Nevada, go smoothly. Preparing To Buy and Own a Gun […]

    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 […]

    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. […]

    Can you apply for immigration while outside of the U.S.?

    Many people worldwide want to come to the United States to work either temporarily or permanently or become citizens. Getting permission to do so can be a lengthy and complicated process. It starts in most cases when someone, like an employer, either sponsors you or submits a petition, such as from a family member. Sponsorships or petitions can eventually lead […]

    Las Vegas Gun Laws

    Gun laws vary from state to state and sometimes even in locations within the state. As a gun owner, it’s your job to know and understand the gun laws that apply to you. Gun laws cover everything from who can own a gun, how long of a wait is involved when purchasing a gun to whether you can carry your […]

    Can you get arrested for marijuana possession in Las Vegas?

    Laws regarding marijuana, both medicinal and recreational, vary from state to state. It’s important to know and understand the laws in Las Vegas before visiting or settling into a new home so that you can make informed decisions about marijuana use. Even when marijuana is legal, there are often stipulations imposed on its use. Can You Be Arrested for Marijuana […]

    How to recognize domestic violence

    Domestic abuse happens in many forms and is often difficult to recognize, especially when the parties involved are usually both trying to hide it. Nevada defines domestic battery as any type of battery in the form of force or violence that occurs within a domestic relationship. When referring to domestic abuse, many tend to focus on domestic violence. Indeed, there […]

    What Is a Gross Misdemeanor?

    In Nevada, the definition of a gross misdemeanor is a crime that is more severe than a misdemeanor but less severe than a felony. Nevada law states that: A felony is every crime that is punishable by death or imprisonment in state prison. A misdemeanor is every crime that is punishable by a fine of up to $1,000 or by […]