Prostitution of any kind is illegal in Clark County. These are serious crimes that can carry severe penalties, including significant fines and substantial jail time. Depending on your role in the case, you could be charged with a misdemeanor or felony offense. If you are facing charges as a result of any crime involving sex for money, it is essential that you seek the advice of a Las Vegas prostitution attorney.
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If you are facing charges of battery domestic violence and are an immigrant or a resident of another U.S. state, your case has an added layer of complexity. Handling the defense in these cases in just the right way is necessary in order to prevent consequences such as an embarrassing and disruptive extradition process or even deportation from the country.
Immigrants and Domestic Violence
If you are an immigrant to the U.S., you need to know that a conviction of
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The possible penalties for battery domestic violence range from a simple misdemeanor conviction involving mostly community service, to a Category B felony carrying a maximum fifteen years in prison and a mandatory fine of $10,000. The penalty level depends on the extent of physical harm, if any, and whether a weapon was used. If your lawyer does not know how to present an effective challenge to every detail of your case, the result is likely to be a sentence that
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Under Nevada state law, battery domestic violence is a subset of assault and battery that carries its own evidence and penalty requirements. The complex factors that set domestic violence apart from other forms of battery, as well as a reliance on witness testimony and other non-physical evidence sources to bring a conviction, make it very important that, if accused of this crime, you engage an attorney who is well acquainted with this specific area of the law.
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The situation complexities, unreliable testimony, and questionable evidence that characterize most domestic violence cases create a legal situation in which you need the help of a certain kind of attorney. Simply finding a lawyer who is thoroughly familiar with the legal codes applicable to your charges is not enough; you need the help of someone who is also willing to listen carefully to your story and fight hard to get you the justice you deserve. Settling for a plea bargain
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There are a huge number of factors that come into play when battery domestic violence charges are filed against you. Some of these you are probably not aware of, but they can have far-reaching effects on your life. A defense attorney who has successfully handled many similar cases within Clark County’s unique legal landscape can walk you through each of these important considerations and make sure that your legal trouble results in minimal disruption to your life.
Restraining Orders and
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Strong Defense in Nevada Child Protective Services Actions
The welfare of children is a top priority for the state of Nevada. If Child Protective Services, or CPS, receives information that your child is being mistreated or being put in any kind of danger, they can come and take your child away. An experienced Las Vegas child abuse attorney can help to protect your rights and fight to get your child back.
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Under Nevada law, an individual who is suspected of causing another person’s injury or death while driving may be charged with vehicular assault or vehicular manslaughter. Vehicular manslaughter, a misdemeanor in Nevada, can be easily confused with other similar-sounding charges such as vehicular homicide and DUI resulting in injury or death. The misdemeanor charge of vehicular manslaughter is reserved for cases in which the driver was only guilty of a minor infraction of traffic laws when the accident occurred. For
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The Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles handles business relating to the revocation, suspension, and reinstatement of Nevada driver’s licenses. While a suspension or revocation is triggered by an arrest under misdemeanor or felony charges, it is separate from the Clark County legal system. One result of this separation is that the DMV could continue with license suspension proceedings against you even if you are found not guilty of your charges or if the charges are dropped by the prosecution.
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One of the first things that happens any time a police officer stops a driver is a request to see the driver’s license and proof of insurance. If you are unable to produce your driver’s license for some reason, or if the license you are carrying is invalid, you can be arrested for driving without a license. You may not view this situation as a matter requiring legal counsel, but often there is far more at stake than meets the
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