Is Law Enforcement Required to Return Confiscated Crime Scene Evidence?
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Is Law Enforcement Required to Return Confiscated Crime Scene Evidence?

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Imagine this scenario: Police assume you are involved in some brand of criminal activity, so law enforcement officials seize all assets that they believe were obtained illegally. However, you are never convicted or even accused of committing a crime. In fact, you are completely innocent of any wrongdoing. You presume that you will have your…

201412.31
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DUI Laws in Nevada

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Getting a DUI in Nevada is not something to be taken lightly, as the state has severe penalties for driving while under the influence of drugs or alcohol. While a knowledgeable criminal defense attorney may be able to get your charges dropped or lessened, DUI’s in Nevada can still come with significant punishments. Here are…

201412.29
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Wrongly Accused: Times When the Law Got It Wrong

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The purpose of our legal system is to fairly adjudicate or “decide” disputes between individuals. When those individuals include the state or federal government, the person on the other side may be risking jail or prison. Unfortunately, many people who face the government in court do not receive fair treatment. Whether wrongly sentenced to serve…

201412.27
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What Qualifies as “Securities Fraud”?

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Securities fraud can occur in a variety of ways, with some forms being more common than others. Any fraudulent activity a broker engages in with the intent to profit qualifies, and may result in felony charges. Securities fraud is usually prosecuted by the federal government as opposed to state prosecutors. Activity that may qualify as…

201412.26
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Nevada Marijuana Decriminalization

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With marijuana being legalized for medical use and decriminalized in many other cases, the penalties associated with cannabis use in the Silver State are being reduced significantly. Although marijuana laws are becoming more lax, it’s important to remember that the drug is still not legal for recreational use in Nevada. Residents should keep in mind…

201412.26
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New Years Eve and Underage Drinking: Know the Laws

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It is common practice for minors in countries around the world to consume alcohol. Whether it is a glass of wine with dinner or a beer on New Years, parents from Peru to Paris will often tolerate—if not encourage—teenage drinking. This widespread acceptance of moderate underage drinking isn’t as tolerated in the US. Proponents claim…

201412.23
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Tips to Avoid a DUI this Holiday Season

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With Thanksgiving in our rearview mirrors and Christmas rapidly approaching, it’s important to take extra precautions to avoid getting a DUI this holiday season. Follow these simple tips to avoid being arrested and possibly facing criminal charges. 1. Don’t drink and drive The easiest and most effective way to avoid a DUI is to abstain…

201411.13
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A Trusted Criminal Conspiracy Attorney in Las Vegas

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Conspiracy is one of the most common charges faced by defendants in the Las Vegas valley. Both in Federal and State courts, Conspiracy is charged in almost every felony case filed by either the County District Attorney or Federal United States Attorney. The Legal Definition In Las Vegas, a conspiracy means that two or more…

201411.13
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The Best Gaming Fraud Lawyer in Las Vegas

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In the state of Nevada, gaming fraud is very similar to what is referred to on the stock market as insider trading. Gaming fraud involves using information that is not available to the knowing public in order to reap financial benefits. Gaming fraud carries significant fines, as well as possible prison time. Hiring a gaming…

201411.13
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The Top Homicide Attorney in Las Vegas

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Few things are scarier than having a loved one who has been accused of homicide in Las Vegas. The most important thing to keep in mind is that an arrest and a conviction are not the same thing. There is still hope that the case can be dismissed and with the help of a Las…