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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.

Firearms and Marijuana in Las Vegas Don’t Mix Well — in More Ways Than One

Now that recreational marijuana purchase and use is legal in Nevada, anyone who owns, carries, or wants to purchase a firearm needs to be aware of gun laws that apply to individuals who use marijuana in Las Vegas or elsewhere in the state. There ar… Read More
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Recreational Marijuana in Las Vegas: Everything You Need to Know

You can buy marijuana here in Las Vegas, but it’s tough to use or consume it here — or take it home if you live in another state. No one knows better than Las Vegas criminal defense attorney Joseph Gersten how tricky it can be to navigate Nevad… Read More
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Las Vegas Casino Hotel Pool Parties: Risks and Cautions

Casinos are still the main attraction in Las Vegas, but in the last few years, day clubs built around hotel pools and hotel pool parties have spiked in popularity. Promotion and advertising often plays on the theme of “anything goes.” But before… Read More
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Las Vegas Casino Markers: What You Need to Know

Casino markers are very common in Las Vegas. Simply by filling out a form at the casino, you get instant access to a large amount money to use in the casino. It’s a very tempting proposition. Be very careful: you can land in a lot of trouble if you… Read More
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Can My Las Vegas Criminal Conviction Record Be Sealed or Expunged?

A criminal record can impact your life in significant impacts ways: employment, housing, professional licensing, and credit are just a few of many areas that can be affected. Fortunately, Nevada laws do permit a criminal record to be sealed in some c… Read More
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