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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.

Did You Get a Traffic or Speeding Ticket in Las Vegas? Here’s What You Should Do.

Judging by the number of recent speeding violations and other traffic offenses in Las Vegas, the exuberance of residents and visitors over the casino reopenings translated into more impatient and aggressive driving habits. One local traffic safety of… Read More
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Benefits of Sealing a Criminal Record in Nevada

If you have a criminal record, it is publicly available and can negatively impact many aspects of your life, including employment and housing. Fortunately, Nevada has laws that enable many people to ask a court to seal their records. The statutes and… Read More
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Modification of a Child Support Order in Las Vegas

If you are affected by unemployment due to the coronavirus Covid-19, you may wonder whether that change means you can adjust a child support obligation. You also may have other reasons for wanting to change the child support you pay or receive. In Ne… Read More
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Categories: Nevada Family Law

New Bail Process Standards for Las Vegas Courts Under a Recent Nevada Supreme Court Decision

In most cases, a person charged with a criminal offense in Las Vegas can post bail to stay out of prison between arrest and future court dates. While Nevada statutes govern the bail process, a recent Nevada Supreme Court decision added constitutional… Read More
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What Happens to Your Child Support Obligation If You’re in Prison?

If you serve six (6) months or more in prison, you may ask a Nevada court review to your child support obligation during incarceration and on release. New state child support regulations have specific provisions governing review and adjustment of chi… Read More
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Categories: Nevada Family Law

3 Guidelines to Follow If You’re Arrested in Las Vegas

Even with the Covid-19 stay-at-home order in effect, Las Vegas Metro Police officers are still making arrests at a steady pace. Reports indicate a surprisingly high number of DUI arrests, as well as an increase in arrests for robbery and assault, inc… Read More
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Can You Face Conspiracy Charges in Nevada Even If You Don’t Commit a Crime?

In Las Vegas, the criminal offense of conspiracy may be charged under either Nevada state law or federal law. In both cases, a conspiracy charge alleges an agreement between two or more persons to commit a crime. State law requires only the agreement… Read More
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Do You Owe Child Support If You’re Unemployed? (Effect of Unemployment on New Child Support Orders or Modification of Existing Child Support Orders)

The coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic poses especially difficult personal financial challenges for the millions of people who have lost their jobs, including many individuals here in Las Vegas. Whether unemployment occurs because of Covid-19 or for oth… Read More
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Categories: Nevada Family Law

How Does Custody Affect Child Support Payments in Nevada?

New Nevada child support regulations went into effect on February 1, 2020. If parents cannot agree on child support payments, the new rules apply to the court’s determination of the child support amount. The guidelines include specific provisions r… Read More
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Categories: Nevada Family Law

What Counts as Income Under the 2020 Nevada Child Support Rules?

If a judge decides on your Nevada child support case after February 1, 2020, an entirely new set of rules will apply to the court’s decision. One of the most significant changes involves specific guidelines about what does (and does not) count as i… Read More
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Categories: Nevada Family Law

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