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    What Happens if You Get an Open Container Ticket?

    Open container laws apply to two different situations: walking down the street and driving in a vehicle. These laws are in place to discourage public intoxication and driving while under the influence. Find out how to avoid breaking the law and what happens if you get an open container ticket.   Las Vegas Open Container Law First, let’s define what […]

    6 Things to Know About Domestic Battery

    If you’ve been accused or charged then you might be wondering what domestic battery is and what steps you should take next. The most important thing to understand is that just because you have been charged with domestic battery doesn’t mean you are found guilty or are arrested. Understanding the facts about domestic battery charges will offer you an advantage […]

    Real Water Hepatitis Lawsuits in Las Vegas, NV

    When you buy a bottle of water, you rightfully expect that the contents of that bottle will be safe to drink. Unfortunately, several Las Vegas-area families recently had their expectations shattered when five young children developed non-viral hepatitis after consuming a product branded as Real Water. According to media reports, the cases of the disease were first reported around November […]

    What Are the Nevada Rules of Civil Procedure?

    There are a lot of procedures that must be followed in a civil court. The Nevada Rules of Civil Procedure is the law that regulates civil practice and procedure in Nevada district courts. The law was put into effect in 1953 and was recently amended in 2019. The purpose of the Nevada Rules of Civil Procedure (NRCP) is to ensure […]

    Nevada Marijuana Laws

    Nevada marijuana laws have been debated for several years, so you might be left wondering, “Is weed legal in Las Vegas?”. The short answer is yes; both recreational and medical marijuana is legal in Nevada. Nevada Marijuana Possession For recreational use in Nevada, adults 21 years and older can possess weed according to Nevada marijuana laws. The legal amount for […]

    What Does Acquitted Mean?

    Although an acquittal is generally used to mean that the defendant is not guilty, there is a difference between being acquitted and being not guilty. If you find yourself charged with a crime, you may be wondering, “What does being acquitted mean and how is it different than not guilty?” An acquittal is when the prosecutor can’t prove beyond a […]

    Nevada Car Seat Laws

    What Are Nevada’s Car Seat Laws? Nevada’s car seat laws are put in place to protect the lives of children and others in the vehicle. Children under 6 years old who weigh 60 pounds or less are required to be in a child restraint system while traveling in a vehicle. A child restraint device includes both car seats and booster […]

    COVID-19 Resources

    Coronavirus Information for Nevada Attorneys, Business Owners, and Residents As things continue to change and progress, we’ll be assembling links to relevant resources for attorneys, business owners, and residents of Nevada trying to navigate the evolving processes and guidelines relating to COVID-19. Please refer to the links below: Gov. Sisolak’s Emergency Regulations (March 20, 2020) Clark County COVID-19 Updates Centers […]

    What to Do After a Hit and Run

    Leaving an accident can often feel like the easiest solution to a potentially costly problem. This is why hit and runs are so common in the state of Nevada. While this solution may seem simple, it can actually be significantly more expensive and time consuming for all parties involved. What to Do If You’re the Victim of a Hit and […]