Stale Casino Markers

  Most Nevadans know what a casino marker is. For those of you not in the know, a marker is like an IOU to a casino. A gambler writes the marker and gives it to the casino. The marker sometimes takes the form of a check that may be deposited at a later date. Occasionally,

Charged with Sexual Assault?

Nevada Sexual Assault Convictions Mean Serious Consequences Being charged under NRS 200.366 for sexual assault carries serious penalties. This crime is always a felony. Accordingly, someone who is convicted of sexual assault is looking at hefty penalties that include fines and jail time. The consequences don’t end there. A felony conviction can mean the loss

Charged with Marijuana Possession?

Don’t Take Chances with Nevada Marijuana Charges Nevada continues to abide by strict laws against the possession and sale of marijuana. Every day, more people are charged with marijuana-related crimes like: -Possession -Driving under the influence -Cultivation -Intent to sell -Trafficking -Felony possession If you are charged with any of these crimes, the penalties you

Accused of Child Abuse? Now What?

Nevada Child Abuse Allegations Nevada law requires that parents exercise proper care and custody of minor children. If they do not, charges under child abuse laws may be brought. NRS 200.508 provides severe penalties for anyone who is convicted of abusing a child. Moreover, such accusations may affect any child custody agreement you have. Contact

Are You on the No Fly List?

No-fly List: Are you on it? Those wishing to fly out of McCarron Airport could be surprised to find they are unable to do so because they have inadvertently been placed on the government’s “do not fly” list. If so, they will be in good company, as a number of U.S. Senators including the late

You Have the Right to Remain Silent…

Using Your Right to Remain Silent Being arrested is frightening. Many people feel intimidated by the police and believe that they must comply with everything that’s asked of them. This is true to an extent. However, if you’re arrested, it’s important that you understand your Miranda Rights. Understanding your Miranda Rights is vital to protecting

Las Vegas Arson Attorney

Hire an Experienced Las Vegas Arson Defense Lawyer If you’re charged with arson, your facing jail and expensive fines. NRS 205 deals with crimes against property like arson. It may seem like you don’t have many options for defending yourself, but that is where an experienced Nevada arson attorney comes in. They understand how difficult

Casino Markers in Las Vegas

Have You Paid Your Casino Markers? An unpaid casino marker is a charge that is typically found in states with gambling, and Nevada has had to set up strict law for those who didn’t repay their marker. The casinos are only too happy to extend them, but when the borrower is ready to leave town,

DUI Blood Test

A driver who is pulled over on suspicion of DUI in Nevada may be aksed to take a blood test to determine the amount of alcohol they have in their system. While blood tests are considered more accurate than breath tests, this doesn’t mean that blood test results cannot be called into question by a capable

Learn Lessons from a First-time DUI

Many people are relieved to find that a first-time DUI is often charged as a misdemeanor. However, it’s best not to feel too relieved. A first DUI misdemeanor comes with tough consequences. In fact, being charged under NRS 404C.110 for the first time sometimes signals the beginning of a long entanglement with the courts. A