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    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 […]

    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 […]

    Fighting Holiday Fraud

    You’ve trimmed the tree and hung the stockings on your window with care – but have you done all you can to prevent credit card fraud? In our technology-driven world, fraudsters are more enterprising than ever. Learn the most common holiday scams and how to keep your assets safe this season. Credit card theft is more common than you think. […]

    Suing For Facebook Posts: Internet Defamation

    Social media has revolutionized our world, affecting the ways we communicate and share information. It’s also made it easier for individuals to share their minds. The surging popularity of Facebook and other social media outlets has raised interesting legal questions about what a person can and cannot legally post online. So what is the current word on Facebook posts? Can […]

    A Bouncer Assaulted Me. Can I Sue?

    Nightclubs can be great places to let loose after a long week at work, but they can also be dangerous. If you add alcohol, a crowded setting, and an act of aggression, you could have a serious mess on your hands. This is often the attitude bouncers have; they are the people charged with keeping nightlife as peaceful as possible. […]

    Scams on the Las Vegas Strip

    Las Vegas is a popular destination spot for its nightlife and reputation for raucous fun. There’s a reason our slogan is “Whatever happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas.” Unfortunately, scam artists throughout the city feel the same way. Avoid falling into a trap – know the biggest scams on the Vegas strip and how to protect yourself during your stay. […]

    The Dangers of Snapchat and Driving

    We’re all aware of the dangers of texting and driving. No matter where in the country we might live, we’ve likely heard a story about texting behind the wheel leading to disastrous consequences. But parents of teens have a new worry: teenagers using apps while driving, particularly snapchat and driving. A study conducted by Liberty Mutual Insurance and Students Against […]

    Five Thanksgiving Accidents

    Who doesn’t love Thanksgiving? It’s one of the few times each year when we can forget about our troubles, enjoy good food and good company, and gather around a game of football. While many Americans look forward to Thanksgiving as a time for making memories, some of those memories might not be so enjoyable.  Unfortunately Thanksgiving accidents are common and […]

    On the Nevada Ballot: Medical Equipment Sales Tax Exemption

    One question Nevada voters can expect to see on the November 8, 2016, election ballot is the Nevada Medical Equipment Sales Tax Exemption Initiative, otherwise known as Question 4. Question 4 is a constitutional amendment that voters initiated. It proposes to change Article 10 of the Nevada Constitution, adding text in the form of “Section 7.” The amendment would change […]