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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.

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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Supervised Visitation in a Nevada Child Custody Case

In a Nevada child custody case or a proceeding to modify a custody and visitation order, a judge may order supervised visitation for a noncustodial parent. This type of visitation occurs in a controlled environment chosen by the court. A judge grants… Read More
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Categories: Nevada Family Law

What Happens If You Don’t Follow a Nevada Child Custody Order?

Violation of a custody order is an extremely serious matter. If you’re under a Nevada child custody order, failing to follow the order can have significant consequences. you encounter difficulties complying with a custody order or the other parent… Read More
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Categories: Nevada Family Law

Defending Against Nevada Felony Drug Possession Charges Under NRS 453.336

With the exception of small amounts of marijuana, possession of any amount of a scheduled controlled substance without a prescription is a felony in Nevada. Even a first offense carries harsh potential penalties. The consequences of a conviction go b… Read More
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