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    Can you get charged with DUI days later?

    When you get behind the wheel after having a few cocktails, you’re taking a chance with your safety and the safety of others, as well as risking the possibility of being pulled over by police. If you’ve been drinking and manage to make it home or another destination without incidence, are you safe from being charged with a DUI? Or, […]

    What leads to disorderly conduct charges?

    There are times when anyone can lose their cool or get a little out of hand. Maybe you’re yelling at an opposing fan too loudly or arguing with a family member in public. What happens when the police are called to intervene? If you’re disturbing the peace in Nevada, you can be charged with disorderly conduct. What Is Disorderly Conduct? […]

    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 […]

    What are Nevada’s Gun Laws?

    Nevada has more relaxed gun laws than other states; but if you are arrested for attempting to commit a crime with a gun, you could still face extreme penalties. Crimes involving the possession of a weapon (even if it was only an attempted crime), come with enhanced mandatory minimum sentences and fines. How Nevada Views Firearms In the state, a […]

    Understanding Nevada Felony Classes and Sentences

    A felony is a very serious crime that is punishable by one or more years in prison. Nevada has organized their felony convictions into categories – ranging from Category A to E. Category A is considered the most serious, while Category E is the least. The Categories of Felonies The categories, also referred to as the classes, are what are […]

    Is Public Drunkenness Illegal in Nevada?

    Public drunkenness, also referred to as public intoxication, is not a crime in Nevada. But, do not let that fool you into thinking that you can blatantly act drunk in public. The further from the strip in Las Vegas you get, the less tolerance there is for public intoxication, and you could still face unpleasant consequences for engaging in this […]

    Can a Convicted Felon Possess a Gun in Nevada?

    In short, convicted felons are not allowed to own or even be in possession of a firearm in the United States. That includes the state of Nevada. While felons can have their rights restored through a judicial process, it is federal and state law that felons are not allowed to own, have on their person, or operate any form of […]