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    How to Sue a Company or Business

    Sometimes business disputes can result in a lawsuit when neither party can find common ground. It is easy to rush to the conclusion of needing a lawsuit before doing the proper due diligence to see if this is actually the best step when it comes to resolving a business dispute. It is important to note that when you sue a […]

    Robbery vs Burglary

    If you take something from someone unlawfully, you are asking for criminal charges to be brought against you. That being said, there are hundreds of scenarios that can lead to criminal charges being brought against you for theft, burglary, or robbery. While all three of these seem similar, in reality, they have a few significant differences that can change the […]

    Accessory To A Crime

    It’s important to understand that you don’t have to commit a crime directly (acting as the “principal”) to still be charged as an accessory to the crime. To form a definition of an accessory to a crime, it is also important to define related terms:  Aiding: Assisting an individual to commit a crime. Abetting: Encouraging another to commit a crime. […]

    Resisting Arrest Charges

    Resisting arrest is the attempt to defy, or make difficult, a law enforcement officer’s attempt to perform a lawful arrest.  It can be a complicated concept that exists on a spectrum ranging from a misdemeanor to a felony, depending on the severity of the resistance and whether or not there is an attempt to do harm to an officer.    […]

    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 […]

    What Is Aggravated Arson?

    Understanding arson charges can be complex because of the various classifications and degrees. You might be wondering what first degree arson is when compared to fourth degree arson. Nevada defines arson as intentionally setting fire to property. This includes anything that is the property of the person who is setting the fire. The law is written this way to prevent […]

    What Happens if You Get an Open Container Ticket?

    Open container laws apply to two different situations: walking down the street and driving in a vehicle. These laws are in place to discourage public intoxication and driving while under the influence. Find out how to avoid breaking the law and what happens if you get an open container ticket.   Las Vegas Open Container Law First, let’s define what […]

    How to Tell Who Is At Fault in a Car Accident

    Car accidents can happen in the blink of an eye, often leaving both drivers unsure of what just happened. It can be challenging to know how fault is determined in a car accident. However, determining fault is important because the person at fault is generally the person who pays for the damages. If you are charged with causing an accident, […]

    Suing For Slander On Facebook Posts: Internet Defamation

    Social media has revolutionized our world, affecting the ways we communicate and share information. It’s also made it easier for individuals to share their minds. The surging popularity of Facebook and other social media outlets has raised interesting legal questions about what a person can and cannot legally post online. So what is the current word on Facebook posts? Can […]

    Assault and Battery: Is Assault a Felony?

    There is plenty of confusion when it comes to understanding the differences and definitions between assault and battery – often because the two charges can be used together in the same sentence.  Assault has differing titles and can mean different things depending on where the crime was committed. In some states, assault can mean intentionally making an individual fear that […]