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    Criminal Trial Timeline

    Posted on September 9, 2016 by | Comments are off

    Criminal Trial Timeline
    No two criminal trials are ever exactly alike. Despite differences in the details, though, each will advance through seven distinct and predetermined stages. If you are currently involved in similar circumstances, here are the phases that you can expect to occur as your trial progresses. Phase 1: T... read more

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    Am I a Fugitive From Justice?

    Posted on August 16, 2016 by | Comments are off

    Am I a Fugitive From Justice?
    In Las Vegas, the lights are bright, the clubs are dim and the streets are thronged with people. Could there be a better place to melt into the scenery? Not if you're a fugitive from justice (NRS 202.005). If you happen to be one and think of Nevada as the perfect hideaway, you might want to think a... read more

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    Filing a False Police Report

    Posted on August 10, 2016 by | Comments are off

    Filing a False Police Report
    When an Illinois nanny claimed for the record that two armed men had tried to hijack her car in the midst of an ongoing manhunt, she wanted nothing more than attention from the family that employed her. Instead, she got something she never expected: a response team including three helicopters, 11 K-... read more

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    Destroying Evidence Charges

    Posted on August 8, 2016 by | Comments are off

    Destroying Evidence Charges
    Have you recently been involved in destroying evidence (NRS 199.220)? That could be altering, erasing, concealing, deleting, obliterating or otherwise destroying a record, book, written document or other seemingly innocuous instrument or object. If that item happened to be one that could potentia... read more

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    What Is Civil Disobedience?

    Posted on August 3, 2016 by | Comments are off

    What Is Civil Disobedience?
    Can workers planning a peaceful demonstration find themselves forced instead into an act of civil disobedience? In cases where legislators, officials or local laws prohibit a group from openly exercising its right to freedom of speech, the answer is often "yes." Just ask the hundreds of members of N... read more

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    What Is Witness Tampering?

    Posted on July 27, 2016 by | Comments are off

    What Is Witness Tampering?
    If you should come under investigation for having committed a serious crime, your thoughts will naturally revolve around doing anything you can to tilt the odds in your favor. If your efforts in this regard include a bit of witness tampering (NRS 199.230 - NRS 199.250), however, you won't be doing y... read more

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    Flight Risk and How It’s Determined

    Posted on July 14, 2016 by | Comments are off

    Flight Risk and How It’s Determined
    There are many things you might want to be in life, but when you’re facing criminal charges, a flight risk isn't one of them. Once you've been arrested, though, the degree to which you meet that designation will determine the amount of your bail or even whether you’ll be getting out of jail at a... read more

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    Can Police Track My Phone Location?

    Posted on June 6, 2016 by | Comments are off

    Can Police Track My Phone Location?
    On May 31, 2016, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals gave law enforcement a power it's sought for years. Thanks to this breakthrough ruling, detectives who want to track your cellphone's location will no longer require a warrant to do it. This win for the crime fighters delivers a solid punch in t... read more

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    How Do I Get a DUI Expunged From My Record?

    Posted on May 25, 2016 by | Comments are off

    How Do I Get a DUI Expunged From My Record?
    It's never a laughing matter. A conviction for DUI (Chapter 484C) will do much more than simply subject you to fines and possibly land you in jail. It will also appear on your criminal record, a place where it will remain in perpetuity and come to light in future background checks. Even if the char... read more

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    Which States Share Criminal DUI Info?

    Posted on May 20, 2016 by | Comments are off

    Which States Share Criminal DUI Info?
    You've had the proverbial one too many, and you're ready to call it a night. While some in your position might think to call a cab, you reason that you don't have far to go. You won't be driving more than 15 miles at most, and in any case, you're on vacation from out of state. What's the worst that ... read more

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