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    Leaving the Scene of an Accident

    Posted on September 19, 2016 by | Comments are off

    Leaving the Scene of an Accident
    Panic can do strange things to people. The flight-or-fight response is built into our physiological makeup, and when the unexpected happens, it can lead to behavior that would probably never occur under less stressful circumstances. This may prove a life-saving device in some situations, but after a... read more

    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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    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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    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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    What Is Probable Cause?

    Posted on December 4, 2015 by | Comments are off

    What Is Probable Cause?
    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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    What is DUI Probation in Nevada?

    Posted on September 22, 2015 by | Comments are off

    What is DUI Probation in Nevada?
    In the state of Nevada, driving under the influence (NRS Chapter 484C) is a serious offense. Nevertheless, depending on the circumstances, your punishments following a DUI conviction may vary. The judge may fine you, remand you to community service, sentence you to jail or choose from another disci... read more

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    Right to Remain Silent

    Posted on July 13, 2015 by | Comments are off

    Right to Remain Silent
    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 que... read more

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    DUI: Victim Impact Panel

    Posted on June 11, 2015 by | Comments are off

    DUI: Victim Impact Panel
    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 ... read more

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    Underage DUI

    Posted on June 2, 2015 by | Comments are off

    Underage DUI
    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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