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    Can I be Charged for Hindering an Apprehension?

    Posted on February 15, 2016 by

    Unless you’re being charged with it yourself, the expression “hindering an apprehension” may be unfamiliar to you. This crime deals entirely with impeding the ability of law enforcement to capture a criminal. The charge is more common than many people think, and it is the reason Tonya Couch, m... read more

    Is It a Crime to Point a Gun at Someone?

    Posted on February 8, 2016 by

    When you live in the state of Nevada, you'd better watch the direction in which you aim your gun. If you point it directly at another human being, you will have committed a crime. Unless you have a good criminal defense lawyer, you could be looking at a hefty fine, a jail sentence or both. Whether ... read more

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    I Was Hurt at Work. How is this Handled With my Employer?

    Posted on January 30, 2016 by

    It is the legal duty of any employer to offer his workers a safe and healthful place in which to perform their duties. A failure to meet this obligation can’t help but set the stage for harmful workplace accidents. Nevertheless, employees often sustain on-the-job injuries despite all efforts by ma... read more

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    What’s the Difference Between Kidnapping and False Imprisonment?

    Posted on January 25, 2016 by

    After unsuccessfully appealing his armed robbery and kidnapping conviction, O.J. Simpson has found himself back behind bars. The case still has many scratching their heads. Although most understand the first accusation, some may still wonder why the charge of kidnapping had ever entered the equation... read more

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    I bought stolen property but didn’t know it was stolen!

    Posted on January 8, 2016 by

    The beautiful watch that you bought for a song could be the ultimate in intelligent bargain-hunting. How did you manage to snag such a deal? It’s possible that the seller didn’t realize its worth. It’s even more possible that he obtained the timepiece illegally. This apparent shopping coup co... read more

    Las Vegas Metro Responding to Non-Injury Accidents… again

    Posted on January 7, 2016 by

    Following a two-year hiatus, the Las Vegas Metro police have agreed once again to attend to fender benders. The freeze on responses to less-serious auto accidents began on March 3, 2014, a date after which people who found themselves involved in ostensibly non-injurious crashes were more or less on ... read more

    Witnessing a Crime and not Reporting it

    Posted on December 21, 2015 by

    If you have seen someone commit a crime or know of one that has already taken place, you might be wondering whether to tell someone or simply pretend to know nothing about it. You may be surprised to learn that under some circumstances, the law does not require you to file a report or intervene in a... read more

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    My Spouse Has Been Arrested in Las Vegas. What Are Their Rights?

    Posted on December 7, 2015 by

    When Las Vegas law enforcement takes your husband, wife or underage child into custody, it may seem that along with the arrest comes an automatic loss of all freedoms. However, this is a misconception. Any detainee, young or old, will enjoy certain protections and civil rights while they are in poli... read more

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    What Is Probable Cause?

    Posted on December 4, 2015 by

    It is one of America’s major protections. In no state of the union can the police place anyone under arrest without at least a semblance of probable cause. To establish it, they must have more than a simple hunch that someone has committed an illegal act. Beyond suspicious circumstances, they need... read more

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    My Insurance Company Told Me I Don’t Need a Personal Injury Attorney

    Posted on November 30, 2015 by

    If you've suffered injury in an accident that was not entirely your fault, you will soon find yourself dealing with the other side's insurance agency. Despite their apparent sympathy for your cause, this company's interests are entirely their own. They will say and do whatever they must to cut their... read more