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    Right to Remain Silent

    Posted on July 13, 2015 by

    When stopped by the police for any reason at all, you need to remember your rights. One in particular stands out from the rest. Do you know what it is and how to use it? Your Right to Remain Silent By the dictates of the Fifth Amendment, no officer of the law can legally compel you to answer a quest... read more

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    Can I Sue for Personal Injury If I Signed a Waiver?

    Posted on July 8, 2015 by

    People who have suffered a serious personal injury while undergoing a medical procedure, playing a sport or engaging in a risky activity may wonder whether they have grounds for legal action. In many cases, your right to do so would never be in question. Nevertheless, if the venue at which you exper... read more

    DUI: Victim Impact Panel

    Posted on June 11, 2015 by

    Anyone convicted of driving under the influence is bound to face a number of punishments. While the type and severity of penalties for DUI will vary, Nevada courts will always impose one requirement in particular: the need to attend a session of the DUI Victim Impact Panel Program. Instituted in 19... read more

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    Underage DUI

    Posted on June 2, 2015 by

    In the state of Nevada, an adult can legally drive with a blood alcohol content of up to 0.08 percent. However, for anyone under the age of 21, driving under the influence (NRS 484C) is entirely different story, one for which the ending could include a school suspension, the loss of a driver's lic... read more

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    How Does House Arrest Work in Las Vegas, NV?

    Posted on May 14, 2015 by

    The option of serving time under house arrest or "Program of Intensive Supervision" (NRS 176A.440) is something most people never consider until they suddenly find themselves confronted by a possible jail sentence. If you are facing charges of misdemeanor DUI or any other non-felony crime, a compete... read more

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    DUI (Sobriety) Checkpoints in Las Vegas, NV

    Posted on May 9, 2015 by

    Most people believe that before pulling a motorist over, a member of law enforcement must have a good reason or probable cause. Some are surprised to learn that this is not always the case. In Las Vegas, Nevada's infamous DUI sobriety checkpoints give the police carte blanche to stop any driver, reg... read more

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    What is DUI Court in Las Vegas, Nevada?

    Posted on April 30, 2015 by

    If you are facing charges of DUI in Nevada (NRS 484C.010 - NRS 484C.640), there is one option that could keep you out of prison. Known as DUI Court, it consists of a diversion program that swaps out time behind bars for an alternative schedule of rehabilitation. Despite the attendant financial burd... read more

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    What Does Being an Accessory to a Crime Mean?

    Posted on April 25, 2015 by

    If you have engaged in protecting an alleged criminal or assisted in hiding the evidence of his crime, you could soon find yourself facing legal charges of your own. The fact that you played no active role in the crime's commission does not absolve you of guilt. The state of Nevada may still see fit... read more

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    What Is the Statute of Limitations in a Personal Injury Case?

    Posted on April 23, 2015 by

    If you have suffered injury at the hands of another, you are probably entitled to some sort of monetary relief. A personal injury attorney can help you get it, but once you've decided to file a suit, you'll need to do so in a timely fashion. If you wait too long to act, Nevada's statute of limitatio... read more

    What is Your Right to a “Speedy Trial”?

    Posted on April 21, 2015 by

    The passage of time can affect many things, but when criminal charges enter the picture, it might be to your benefit. If unwarranted delays should interfere with your Sixth Amendment rights, all such accusations against you could fly out the window in a hurry. Constitutions at both the state and fe... read more

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