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    How an Immigration Lawyer Can Help with Citizenship

    If you are ready to apply for citizenship, it may be beneficial for you to obtain legal representation during the process. Applying for citizenship is an exciting time, but it can also be complicated and frustrating. An experienced immigration attorney can help answer any questions you have and guide you through the application process. Application An initial issue is determining […]

    What Does a Car Accident Attorney Do?

    If you have been involved in a car accident, it is likely you are considering hiring an attorney to attempt to recover compensation for injuries you sustained or for damage to your vehicle. This is particularly true if the accident was serious. A car accident attorney can provide a number of benefits in assisting you after you are involved in […]

    How to Find a Good Personal Injury Lawyer in Las Vegas

    When you or a loved one has been injured by the negligence or deliberate actions of another, you are going to need legal help. You should contact a personal injury lawyer to help you obtain justice and the financial compensation that you deserve. However, how do you find a good personal injury lawyer in Las Vegas? Here are some tips: […]

    Five Most Common Medical Malpractice Errors

    Medical malpractice occurs when a doctor or other healthcare professional acts negligently while providing care to a patient, which results in harm to the patient. Medical malpractice claims often arise because the medical practitioner made a mistake by failing to adhere to a reasonable standard of care. A list of the five most common medical malpractice errors: Child Birth Injuries. […]

    How to Prevent Motorcycle Accidents

    Motorcycles offer an affordable, fuel-efficient, and fun mode of transportation. However, motorcycles can be a more dangerous form of transportation than cars and other motor vehicles because there is little to protect a motorcyclist in the event of an accident. Motorcycles lack seatbelts and crumple zones, and are small in size, making the consequences of an accident often very severe. […]

    What Constitutes Excessive Force in Nevada?

    Las Vegas is a hotspot for the use of excessive force activity. Private security personnel, such as bouncers at nightclubs and casino or hotel security, are the most likely culprits of using excessive force. This is because these individuals have a job to do, and therefore, they sometimes take things too far. Not only can the use of excessive force […]

    Date Rape – How to Protect Yourself

    Under Nevada law, NRS 200.366, an individual “who subjects another person to sexual penetration…against the will of the victim or under conditions in which the perpetrator knows or should know that the victim is mentally or physically incapable of resisting or understanding the nature of his or her conduct, is guilty of sexual assault.” What is date rape? Date rape […]

    The Differences between Assault and Battery in Nevada

    Assault and battery are often construed as one criminal act. However, an assault and a battery constitute separate, distinct crimes, differing in their elements and requirements for conviction. The elements of each crime will be presented and then compared, signifying the distinctions between each act, followed by a discussion on possible defenses to both assault and battery, and the steps […]

    Consequences of Resisting Arrest in Nevada

    “A person who, in any case or under any circumstances not otherwise specially provided for, willfully resists, delays or obstructs a public officer in discharging or attempting to discharge any legal duty of his or her office shall be punished.” Resisting an arrest by a public officer is a serious crime in the state of Nevada. Under Nevada law, NRS […]

    9 Steps to Take Following a Car Crash

    There are more than 10 million auto accidents in the United States annually, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. These stark numbers are padded in large part by the growing rate of distracted driving (i.e. texting while behind the wheel), driving while under the influence (DUI), drowsy driving, and other auto-related offense. Indeed, one in three Americans reported to AAA […]