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    Scenic Drives Around Las Vegas

    Along with plenty of fun bars and casinos, the area around Las Vegas, Nevada, has some of the most beautiful scenery in the United States. It’s perfect for taking a ride on your favorite motorcycle or sports car and enjoying the open road. Here are some of the best scenic drives near Las Vegas. The Hoover Dam and the Mike […]

    Can Children be passengers on a motorcycle?

    The sun is shining, and it’s going to be a gorgeous day for a ride on the bike, but you’ve got little ones at home. Before you decide to have them hop on back for a ride down the strip holding on to you, be sure to know the laws in Las Vegas regarding children as passengers on motorcycles. Can […]

    How Long Does A Restraining Order Last

    The length a restraining order stays on your record depends on what order you received. There are various types of restraining orders and each one has its own policies. If you received a temporary restraining order, it will appear to law enforcement officials for 14 days, or until your court hearing. If the restraining order is denied at the hearing, […]

    What is a DUI and DWI misdemeanor?

    DUI’s acronym stands for “driving under the influence.” DWI’s acronym stands for “driving while intoxicated” or “driving while impaired.” These offenses can have the same or different meaning depending on which state you were convicted in. Essentially, both charges mean the driver’s functionality was impaired due to alcohol or other drugs (including drugs prescribed by a physician and recreational drugs). […]

    How to Sue a Company or Business

    Sometimes business disputes can result in a lawsuit when neither party can find common ground. It is easy to rush to the conclusion of needing a lawsuit before doing the proper due diligence to see if this is actually the best step when it comes to resolving a business dispute. It is important to note that when you sue a […]

    Robbery vs Burglary

    If you take something from someone unlawfully, you are asking for criminal charges to be brought against you. That being said, there are hundreds of scenarios that can lead to criminal charges being brought against you for theft, burglary, or robbery. While all three of these seem similar, in reality, they have a few significant differences that can change the […]

    Accessory To A Crime

    It’s important to understand that you don’t have to commit a crime directly (acting as the “principal”) to still be charged as an accessory to the crime. To form a definition of an accessory to a crime, it is also important to define related terms:  Aiding: Assisting an individual to commit a crime. Abetting: Encouraging another to commit a crime. […]

    Resisting Arrest Charges

    Resisting arrest is the attempt to defy, or make difficult, a law enforcement officer’s attempt to perform a lawful arrest.  It can be a complicated concept that exists on a spectrum ranging from a misdemeanor to a felony, depending on the severity of the resistance and whether or not there is an attempt to do harm to an officer.    […]

    What Is a Gross Misdemeanor?

    In Nevada, the definition of a gross misdemeanor is a crime that is more severe than a misdemeanor but less severe than a felony. Nevada law states that: A felony is every crime that is punishable by death or imprisonment in state prison. A misdemeanor is every crime that is punishable by a fine of up to $1,000 or by […]

    What Is Aggravated Arson?

    Understanding arson charges can be complex because of the various classifications and degrees. You might be wondering what first degree arson is when compared to fourth degree arson. Nevada defines arson as intentionally setting fire to property. This includes anything that is the property of the person who is setting the fire. The law is written this way to prevent […]