Recent U.S. Supreme Court Ruling on ATF Ghost Gun Regulation

The Supreme Court of the United States recently handed down an order in a pending case relating to the ghost gun regulation promulgated in 2022 by the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF). A Texas federal court invalidated t… Read More
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What Happens to a Military Pension in a Nevada Divorce?

A Nevada military divorce is subject to the state laws relating to divorce, custody, and property division, as well as special federal laws and regulations that apply specifically to members of the military, their spouses, and dependents. Often, one… Read More
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Categories: Nevada Family Law

Consequences of Violating a Child Custody Order

When parents share custody of a child under a court order, each parent must understand and comply with the provisions of the order. Violating a child custody order can pose a risk of criminal sanctions and affect parental rights in the future. If you… Read More
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Categories: Nevada Family Law

Can You File for a Las Vegas Divorce as a Non-Resident?

If you live outside Nevada, you may be able to file for a Las Vegas divorce as a non-resident if your spouse lives here and other legal requirements are met. However, you need to make certain that you completely understand all the ramifications of fi… Read More
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Categories: Nevada Family Law

What Happens If You Do Not Pay Child Support?

If a Nevada court orders you to pay child support, failing to make payments can have significant consequences. Failure to pay the ordered amount may constitute a criminal offense under Nevada law, and the parent entitled to payment may use the contem… Read More
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Is Prostitution Legal in Las Vegas?

Confusion abounds when it comes to whether prostitution is legal in Las Vegas. While Nevada is the only state in the U.S. with legalized prostitution, state law makes prostitution illegal in Clark County, which includes Las Vegas. Visitors can land i… Read More
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Shoplifting Offenses and Penalties in Las Vegas

Shoplifting falls under the broad category of theft in Nevada statutes, but the state does not have a specific offense called shoplifting. Instead, intentional theft from a retail business is typically charged as a larceny offense. If the value of th… Read More
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What Qualifies as a Deadly Weapon in Nevada?

Under Nevada law, conviction of any crime using a deadly weapon can lead to enhanced penalties and, for some offenses, ineligibility for probation or a suspended sentence. The implications are especially severe because state law contains a very broad… Read More
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What Conduct Constitutes Stalking in Nevada?

Nevada law provides for three separate stalking offenses: stalking, aggravated stalking, and cyberstalking. Any stalking charge is a serious matter with significant potential penalties and consequences beyond the criminal penalties. If you face any t… Read More
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What Is the Difference Between Misdemeanor and Felony Criminal Charges?

Misdemeanors and felonies are the two broad classifications of crimes in the State of Nevada. Within those two classes, there are additional categories, based on the severity of the violation. The class and category of a criminal violation affects po… Read More
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