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    What are Nevada’s Gun Laws?

    Nevada has more relaxed gun laws than other states; but if you are arrested for attempting to commit a crime with a gun, you could still face extreme penalties. Crimes involving the possession of a weapon (even if it was only an attempted crime), come with enhanced mandatory minimum sentences and fines. How Nevada Views Firearms In the state, a […]

    Understanding Nevada Felony Classes and Sentences

    A felony is a very serious crime that is punishable by one or more years in prison. Nevada has organized their felony convictions into categories – ranging from Category A to E. Category A is considered the most serious, while Category E is the least. The Categories of Felonies The categories, also referred to as the classes, are what are […]

    Is Public Drunkenness Illegal in Nevada?

    Public drunkenness, also referred to as public intoxication, is not a crime in Nevada. But, do not let that fool you into thinking that you can blatantly act drunk in public. The further from the strip in Las Vegas you get, the less tolerance there is for public intoxication, and you could still face unpleasant consequences for engaging in this […]

    How Are Multiple DUI Offenses Handled in Nevada?

    In Nevada, there is a casino or bar on just about every corner ready to serve you up a drink. But, if you dare get behind the wheel when your blood alcohol level is 0.08 percent or higher (0.02 percent for those 21 and younger), you could find yourself facing a DUI. First offenders face harsh enough penalties, but if […]

    Can a Convicted Felon Possess a Gun in Nevada?

    As a convicted felon, you give up a lot of rights. One right that is widely misunderstood is that of weapons possession. In Nevada, it is illegal for a person that has been convicted of a felony or a domestic violence crime to possess a firearm. If you are caught with a firearm, you could face harsh penalties – including […]

    De Castroverde Law Group $1,500 Veteran’s Scholarship Program

    PRIZE – $1,500 DEADLINE – AUGUST 24, 2015 DATE OF AWARD – AUGUST 31, 2015 The De Castroverde Law Group is pleased to present a $1500 scholarship to provide a selected veteran with assistance in funding his or her higher education. If you are a veteran of the United States Armed Forces attending a college or university in the United […]

    How to Prevent Pedestrian Injuries This Spring

    Spring is officially in full swing, which means the Las Vegas strip is bustling more than ever and people are out to have fun. More people means more traffic, and increased population density in the heart of the city corresponds with an increase in pedestrian injuries. In the interest of ensuring that your good time isn’t ruined by an unfortunate […]

    The Most Common Casino Injuries in Las Vegas

    Casinos are an important part of the Las Vegas economy. Whether one works in a casino or visits one for entertainment, it can be a very positive experience. However, sometimes the experience is not so positive. Sometimes, both casino employees and casino patrons find themselves injured at casinos. If this happens to you, you will need the help of an […]

    How to Prevent Swimming Pool Accidents This Summer

    With summer approaching, it is time to take a few moments to think about swimming pool safety. For health, safety, and legal reasons, there are precautions to take and good practices to put in place. Taking time to reflect now will both improve your chances of having an accident-free summer, and increase your knowledge of what to do in the […]

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