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Check here for legal updates and answers to your frequently asked questions about Nevada law. Please note: the law changes regularly and this website's content may not always indicate the current state of the law. Information provided here is for informational purposes only and is not intended to be legal advice. If you require legal advice, please contact The Gersten Law Firm or consult with an attorney licensed to practice in your jurisdiction.

Child Custody Issues in a Nevada Divorce

When a married couple with children decide to end their relationship, they often face difficulty in resolving child custody issues in a Nevada divorce. Sometimes parents can resolve the issues and reach an agreement, which is subject to court approva… Read More
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Categories: Nevada Family Law

How Does Las Vegas Divorce Mediation Work?

When a married couple divorces, significant issues relating to property and children must be resolved before the court can issue a final order. If the spouses cannot agree on resolution, Las Vegas divorce mediation is an option for finding areas of a… Read More
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Categories: Nevada Family Law

What is the Necessity Defense in a Las Vegas DUI Case?

If you face a drunk driving charge in Las Vegas, a criminal defense attorney uses a range of strategies to defend against the charge. One strategy that applies in some circumstances is the necessity defense. Specific requirements must be met before y… Read More
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Las Vegas DUI Laws: What Visitors and Residents Need to Know

Nevada has some of the toughest drunk driving and drugged driving laws in the country — and Las Vegas police aggressively enforce those laws. Whether you are a visitor or resident, even a first DUI conviction can have a significant adverse effect o… Read More
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Is It Legal to Carry a Firearm in Las Vegas?

Nevada open carry laws for firearms apply throughout the state. However, other state and federal laws impose restrictions on where, when, and how you can carry a firearm. If you visit or live in Las Vegas, it’s essential to be aware of the legal re… Read More
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Las Vegas Protests & Demonstrations: Your First Amendment Rights

If you plan to participate in a Las Vegas protest or demonstration, it’s essential to know your rights ahead of time. You also should know what to do if you are detained or arrested and understand the laws that apply to public gatherings in Las Veg… Read More
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Is a Postnuptial Agreement Valid in Nevada?

Postnuptial agreements are not as well-known as prenuptial agreements, but they accomplish important goals for some married couples. As the word implies, this type of agreement is a contract made by spouses during their marriage. Like a prenuptial ag… Read More
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Categories: Nevada Family Law

Getting a Military Divorce in Nevada: What You Need to Know

Special federal and state laws add complex issues to a military divorce that don’t exist in a civilian proceeding. In most cases, representation by a lawyer who knows military divorce law is essential to protecting the rights of a divorcing militar… Read More
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Categories: Nevada Family Law

What Is the Difference Between Robbery and Burglary?

The Nevada criminal offenses of robbery and burglary are very different but the two charges often cause confusion. A significant difference is that robbery is a crime against a person, while burglary is a crime against property. Under state law, each… Read More
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When Is Harassment a Nevada Criminal Offense?

The Nevada criminal charge of harassment covers a broad range of conduct. Defending against a harassment charge is essential — and requires assistance from a skillful criminal defense attorney. A conviction on your record can result in significant… Read More
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