What Is Entrapment in a Nevada Criminal Case?

If you face a criminal charge in Nevada, entrapment may be a potential defense to the charge, depending on the circumstances of the case. Generally, entrapment involves improper police conduct that induces a person to commit a crime that the person o… Read More
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Can You Withdraw a Guilty Plea in a Las Vegas Criminal Case?

In a Las Vegas criminal case, a defendant may regret entering a guilty plea for many different reasons. A specific Nevada law allows a defendant to make a motion to withdraw a plea of guilty, not guilty but mentally ill, or nolo contendere. The statu… Read More
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3 Child Custody Mistakes to Avoid

Child custody matters are stressful, emotional, and often difficult to resolve. In the process of trying to solve a problem, you may make mistakes that inadvertently and unintentionally undermine your legal position in a child custody case. Being awa… Read More
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Categories: Nevada Family Law

Who Pays the Legal Fees for a Nevada Divorce?

The legal fees and costs of court proceedings may pose a financial challenge for a married individual who wants to pursue a divorce. For that reason, spouses considering divorce often ask whether the other spouse can be made to pay their legal fees.… Read More
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Categories: Nevada Family Law

What Is Legal Separation in Nevada?

In Nevada, the term legal separation refers to a statutory court process. In some circumstances, spouses who are navigating marital difficulties may benefit from pursuing a legal separation action instead of filing for divorce. While talking with a k… Read More
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Categories: Nevada Family Law

Should You Represent Yourself in a Las Vegas Child Custody Case?

The State of Nevada does not require a parent to have legal representation in a child custody case. Does that mean you should represent yourself in a Las Vegas custody case? There are a number of factors that should influence that decision. You shoul… Read More
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Categories: Nevada Family Law

Reckless Driving Penalty Increase Under New Nevada Law

In the 2023 legislative session, Nevada adopted a new law increasing potential penalties for a reckless driving conviction in the state. The statute, known as Rex’s Law, was adopted after a 13-year-old boy died in an accident caused by a reckless d… Read More
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Nevada Marijuana Law Changes in January 2024

A law enacted during the 2023 legislative session and signed by the Governor makes significant changes in existing marijuana laws. For consumers, the primary change is an increase in the amount of cannabis that an adult can purchase and possess, with… Read More
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New Nevada Firearm Safety Law Requires Gun Locks For Sales and Transfers

Adopted in the 2023 legislative session, amendments to existing Nevada gun safety laws implemented changes to state firearm laws, effective July 1, 2023. A key provision now requires licensed dealers to provide a gun lock with every gun sale or trans… Read More
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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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