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    When Does My DUI Suspension Start in Nevada?

    Posted on May 9, 2016 by | Comments are off

    When Does My DUI Suspension Start in Nevada?
    You've done something stupid that you know you shouldn't have done. You have driven under the influence of alcohol (Chapter 484C),and now you are about to lose your license. At this point, you have only one thought in mind: How long can I continue to drive? When will my DUI suspension start? The... read more

    What is Contraband?

    Posted on April 27, 2016 by | Comments are off

    What do a pirate's booty, a runaway slave and a cigarette have in common? They may seem entirely unrelated, but under certain conditions or at some point in history, each of these things has been thought of as contraband. To fit the description, an object need not be illegal in and of itself. Som... read more

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    Should I Take a Lie Detector Test

    Posted on April 11, 2016 by | Comments are off

    If you've ever sat for a police interrogation without a lawyer present, you probably already know the drill. At some point during the procedure, at least one detective may try his best to goad you into taking a polygraph test. This is where things could get sticky and possible criminal charges again... read more

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    Illegal Gun Possession

    Posted on April 1, 2016 by | Comments are off

    Although opponents of gun control routinely use the Second Amendment as ammunition, its largesse is not without limit. In the United States, anyone who wants to possess a firearm must either abide by certain rules or face charges of illegal possession. Both federal and state laws have a hand in dist... read more

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    What Is the Legal Age of Sexual Consent in Nevada?

    Posted on March 21, 2016 by | Leave a comment

    What's the age that someone can have sex in Nevada? When does a child become an adult? It's a simple question for which the answer can often vary. In matters of sexual consent, two distinct parameters will have the greatest impact: the location of the alleged activity and the circumstances under whi... read more

    Can Police Check My Social Media Accounts?

    Posted on March 14, 2016 by | Comments are off

    Can Police Check My Social Media Accounts?
    What means more to you, your freedom or your friends? What if those "friends" include the hundreds that you've collected on social media, some of whom you've never met and probably never will? If you're involved in a criminal case or otherwise under police investigation, you might be about to have a... read more

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    Do I Need a Lawyer if I Want to Confess to a Crime in Las Vegas?

    Posted on March 7, 2016 by | Comments are off

    Do I Need a Lawyer if I Want to Confess to a Crime in Las Vegas?
    Imagine that you’ve committed a crime in Las Vegas. Now, police are pulling out all the stops to get you to admit it. You almost feel tempted to comply, but would that be the smartest thing to do? Confessing to the Police In Las Vegas or anywhere else, talking to the police without a criminal la... read more

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    Is Driving High on Drugs a DUI?

    Posted on February 24, 2016 by | Comments are off

    Is Driving High on Drugs a DUI?
    Many people think that driving under the influence, or DUI, involves nothing more than getting behind the wheel after drinking a few too many. In truth, driving while temporarily disabled by recreational, prescription or over-the-counter drugs can also get you charged with DUI. Anything, legal or no... read more

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    Can I be Charged for Hindering an Apprehension?

    Posted on February 15, 2016 by | Comments are off

    Can I be Charged for Hindering an Apprehension?
    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 | Comments are off

    Is It a Crime to Point a Gun at Someone?
    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. Whethe... read more

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