What is a Preliminary Hearing?

In Nevada, there are only two ways the District Attorney in any county can file a Felony or Gross Misdemeanor in District (Trial) Court. The first method is to present witnesses and evidence to the county Grand Jury. A grand jury is a group of about 18 local citizens appointed usually for 6 month terms…


Recent Success in the Courtroom: Reduced Sentence 4/30/2012

State of Nevada vs. V.Q. Charges of Murder with Use of a Deadly Weapon, Attempt Murder with Use of a Deadly Weapon, Battery with Use of a Deadly Weapon Resulting in Substantial Bodily Harm and Carrying Concealed Firearm or Other Deadly Weapon. The defendant was facing 40 years to life in prison. After negotiations with…