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    What Constitutes a Bad Check?

    Bad checks, also known as non-sufficient fund (NSF) checks, rubber checks, and even bogus checks can be a serious problem for individuals that knowingly pass them. There are not only criminal penalties associated with writing these, but bad checks can lead to civil penalties as well. While it can be difficult for the prosecution to prove that you knowingly passed […]

    What is the Chain of Custody?

    In a Las Vegas criminal case, you may hear the phrase “chain of custody” used to describe evidence. The Las Vegas chain of custody refers to the foundation that the prosecution needs in order to establish that certain types of evidence can be admitted at trial. These key pieces of evidence are relevant to the facts of the case and […]

    Three Reasons to Wait for the New Year for Your Divorce

    January is one of the busiest months for new divorce filings – which is why it was creatively coined the “Divorce Month” for the nation. January is traditionally seen as a time for new beginnings and, when the New Year starts, many people commit to turning over a new leaf, which may also mean taking action on things they put […]

    Tips for Parents Sharing Custody in the New Year

    As you start to ponder your New Year’s Resolutions, do not forget to create a few for parenting time and sharing custody with your ex. Domestic litigations are always stressful and they can often cause feelings of anger, resentment, and bitterness toward one another. As the New Year begins, take a moment to rethink your strategy and see if you […]

    What if I Contributed to My Injuries in My Personal Injury Case?

    After an accident, you may find yourself overwhelmed with medical costs, lost wages, and even repair bills. These costs continue to compile, forcing you to seek out other options for payment. If you are considering a lawsuit against the negligent party, the first question you may ask is whether you qualify for compensation if you contributed to your injuries in […]

    Tips for Spotting Staged Accidents

    Car accidents are common in Nevada, especially on busy highways. And, even if you have done everything possible to stay safe on the roads, you cannot control the drivers you share it with. While most accidents truly are “accidents,” there are instances where individuals purposely target vehicles and cause accidents to increase insurance settlements. These scams are just as popular […]

    Can I Sue for Injuries I Received During Black Friday?

    Shoppers around the country set out to get the best deal the day after Thanksgiving, known as Black Friday. And, those who do not choose to partake in the mayhem stay home to watch the videos of the chaos that ensues. For those who are brave enough to venture out and catch those excellent doorbusters, the risk of injury is […]

    Can I Request a Child Support Increase?

    When your child support orders were originally drafted, you and your ex-spouse were in specific financial situations. But, after a few years, you may have experienced more costs, less income, etc. In these situations, you may wonder what your options are for increasing child support, and if the courts will approve such a request. It is important to realize that […]

    What Happens if You Serve Alcohol to Minors in Nevada?

    With Christmas and New Year’s just around the corner, soon there will be holiday parties with family and friends across the state – and minors are most likely to attend. As the host, you may want to give the party of the century, but before you think about giving a few innocent drinks to minors at your parties, you should […]

    Can You Sue for a Hospital Acquired Infection?

    Infections in a hospital are not uncommon. In fact, they are one of the leading causes of patient deaths in the United States. According to recent data, 1.7 million patients will acquire an infection from a hospital stay each year – and 99,000 of those patients will die, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Infections come […]