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 […]
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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Divorce can be confusing and complicated. When a couple has shared a life for years, splitting up the property they have acquired can be a complex process. This is made more complicated by the fact that not every state treats family law matters the same, or divides property in the same ways. Nevada is in the minority nationwide because it […]
If you were found guilty of a criminal offense in a Nevada court, you may be able to challenge the court’s decision by filing an appeal. According to NRS 177, an appeal can be used when someone convicted of a crime would like to request that a higher court review the decision of the lower court.