When an individual is accused of breaking the law, the alleged crime plays a significant part in the charges and possible judgment. One of the main ways that the legal process can vary is whether the crime is considered a state or a federal offense. The agencies that investigate the crimes, the courts, and the […]
State residents and visitors should understand the driving under the influence (DUI) laws in Nevada and their consequences. The penalties can be expensive and harsh, especially when they affect one’s ability to legally operate a vehicle in the future. Learn the laws and fines associated with a conviction to better help with the search for […]
When a couple divorces in Nevada, the court may award alimony if one spouse is financially dependent on the other spouse. These payments, also known as spousal support, are designed to help both parties maintain the standard of living they enjoyed during the marriage. Either spouse can request alimony in a divorce filing and the […]
Field sobriety tests are commonly used by police officers who suspect a driver may Driving Under the Influence.
Even the most amicable divorces can be overwhelming. An attorney can provide invaluable legal advice to help get through the mediation process.
If you have been served with a summons to appear at a child support hearing in Nevada, or have requested that your co-parent appear at one, you probably have many questions about your rights and responsibilities. This post will discuss what to expect at a child support hearing and how to prepare yourself for what […]
This article was last updated on April 28, 2016 A criminal record can hurt your chances at finding work or being approved for a loan. Even a conviction for a minor criminal offense, such as petty theft, that occurred years ago can prevent you from being considered for certain types of jobs, credit and loans, […]
Nevada self-defense laws protect a person from being punished when that person uses justifiable force against another person in a circumstances where force is necessary to protect themselves, a loved one, another person needing assistance, or their property. Karen A. Connolly is an aggressive criminal defense lawyer with over 20 years of experience and track […]
The things you say and do on the web and on your phone can significantly impact on the outcome of your divorce. Mistakes you make on social media, email, and over text messages can have a negative impact on a variety of divorce issues including child custody, spousal support, division of assets, and everything in between. Complete this quiz to learn how to avoid making the most common mistakes.