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Top Questions To Ask When Hiring A Criminal Defense Attorney

If you are faced with a criminal charges, your freedom and livelihood is at stake. Hiring the right criminal defense attorney for your case can mean the difference between having y our criminal charges reduced or dismissed rather than spending time behind bars, paying high fees and fines, attending classes and potentially losing your family and/or your job....

Basics Of Las Vegas Restraining Orders

What is a Protective Order? A Protection Order, often referred to as a TPO or restraining order, is an order issued by a court that allows the person applying for the TPO to use the power of the court to require the responding party to do, or not do, certain things. The party applying for the restraining order is referred to as the Applicant. The pe...

Assault & Battery - Las Vegas Attorneys

What Is Assault & Battery? Assault in Nevada is defined as “an attempt to cause physical injury to another person.” An assault can occur in many different situations. For example, throwing a shoe at someone can be considered assault. It doesn’t matter if the shoe hits the victim – what matters is whether the victim reasonably believed there was a...

Hire An Attorney Or Go It Alone?

It’s often been said that he who represents himself has a fool for a client. While you may be able to address a legal problem on your own, it is often the case that you are best represented by a qualified attorney rather than trying to handle a legal matter on your own. Sometimes hiring a lawyer is a no-brainer, such as when you get sued or when you're ...

Tips for Getting Domestic Violence Charges Dismissed Or Reduced

You are in the process of separating from your ex, but you are still living together. She has filed for child support and has threatened that she will take your children away and get every last dollar you have. A heated argument ensues and she shoves you. It didn’t hurt. She reaches for your cell phone because now she is accusing you of cheating, you push h...

Top Tips If You Are Arrested In Las Vegas

People get arrested everyday. Some arrests are for legitimate reasons and some are based upon faulty information or have no basis at all. Being arrested is terrible, but being arrested can be made worse because people tend to make critical mistakes upon being arrested. If you are arrested in Las Vegas, are criminal defense attorneys have prepared these tips...

Traffic Warrants In Clark County (Las Vegas, Henderson, North Las Vegas)

When you receive a traffic ticket, you have certain obligations including appearing for your court date. When you resolve your traffic citation, you may have additional obligations such as paying a fine, providing proof of registration or insurance or a driver’s license, or completing traffic school. Usually the obligations you have when your ticket is reso...

Marijuana Possession Questions? We've Got Answers.

Drug possession laws in Nevada, particularly about marijuana, are confusing and sometimes excessive. Understanding your legal rights when it comes to marijuana possession is important to protect your record and your freedom. This article discusses various aspects of marijuana possession laws in Nevada. Can I be charged with a felony for marijuana posses...

Top 3 Tips When Facing DUI Charges

Most people get pulled over for traffic infractions but being pulled over for suspicion of drunk driving is a very different scenario. Remember that if you are stopped on suspicion of DUI, the officer will watch everything you do very carefully and the officer will keep track of everything you say. If the officer believes you are intoxicated, he may ask yo...

Can CPS Force Me To Take A Drug Test?

Sadly, in researching this article, there are very few resources that explain parents’ rights when CPS is called to conduct an initial investigation. Believe me, we looked and looked, and had a difficult time finding cases across the country where Courts have specifically addressed a parent’s rights before CPS removes a child. In handling hundreds of CPS c...

5 Questions To Ask Your Domestic Violence Defense Lawyer

Finding the right Las Vegas Domestic Violence Lawyer could be the difference between jail time and having your case completely dismissed. Even a misdemeanor domestic violence charge can bring catastrophic consequences to you, your family and your livelihood. This is particularly true if you have been falsely accused of an act of domestic violence which happ...

DEFENDING ALLEGATIONS OF CHILD ABUSE FROM A PARENT ATTORNEY

Child abuse allegations appear to be on the rise. Many of the cases we see involve an angry ex making false accusations of child abuse to gain an advantage in a custody or divorce proceeding. While there are many false allegations of child abuse occurring, there are also real instances of child endangerment that might result in children being removed from a...

What To Do If You Are Pulled Over By Police

No matter how long you have been driving, there is a good chance, at some point you will be pulled over by the police. We offer the following tips in the event you are pulled over: 1. Don’t Panic. Be pulled over by police can be scary. In most cases, it is because you committed a traffic violation like speeding or not stopping at a stop sign. It’s usuall...

Las Vegas Criminal Defense Attorneys Answer Your Questions About Miranda Rights

As Las Vegas Criminal Defense Attorneys, we often hear from our clients that they were not properly given their Miranda warnings. You know, a Miranda warning, where the police tell you that you have the right to remain silent, that anything you say can be used against you in Court and that you have a right to an attorney. Unfortunately, most people don’t un...

Drug Possession Crimes - What You Need to Know

Being charged with a drug crime in Nevada is a serious matter. Drug possession crimes may be charged as a felony or misdemeanor charge, depending on the type of substance in your possession and the amount you have. Penalties for drug crimes can include jail time, taking classes, attending drug treatment and paying heavy fines. In addition to consequences fo...

5 Tips For Dealing With False Allegations

An allegation of domestic violence can affect every aspect of an accused’s life. Depending on the circumstances, a domestic violence charge can influence a person’s job, their personal relationships, security status, when, or even if, they can see their children and a charge of domestic violence can even affect where an accused can eat dinner or go shopping...