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Driving With a Suspended License

If your driver’s license has been suspended for any reason, continuing to drive an automobile in Nevada is treated as a misdemeanor offense. Even though it does not carry the heavy penalties of a felony, there are a number of factors that make it imperative for you to get the immediate help of an experienced Las Vegas defense attorney if you are faced with this charge.

Possible Penalties

Don’t allow yourself to be surprised by the punishments that await you

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Reckless Driving

The misdemeanor charge of reckless driving is a very common one in Clark County. Running a red light, street racing, hitting objects while driving, failing to stop when pursued by police, or even excessive speeding can result in a reckless driving charge instead of a simple citation. A Las Vegas lawyer can use his local experience to call this accusation into question and allow you to avoid the eight-demerit penalty and fines, as well as possible jail time, that are

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Misdemeanor DUI

The first and second DUI offenses within a seven-year period are considered misdemeanors in Clark County. While they carry lighter sentences than the third offense (treated as a felony), a conviction for first-time or second-time DUI brings with it heavy penalties and significant complications to your future. Don’t settle for a plea bargain under a misdemeanor DUI charge; get the help of an attorney who is willing to put in the work it takes to get the charge dropped altogether

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Serious Offenders Program

In order to provide an alternative option to jail time, the Nevada justice system has implement felony DUI court, also known as the Serious Offenders Program. Similar in nature and structure to misdemeanor DUI court, the program assigns a convicted individual a number of treatment, community service, house arrest, and monitoring activities instead of serving an extended prison sentence. One of the most important services a Las Vegas lawyer can perform for you is petitioning the court and completing the

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Felony DUI

In Nevada, a DUI offense is prosecuted as a felony if it is your third DUI offense within a seven year period, or if another person was harmed or killed during the incident in question. A conviction under felony DUI charges carries penalties that will adversely affect virtually every part of your life, not to mention the possibility of years spent in jail. The only way to avoid a conviction, especially if the evidence is fairly heavily stacked against you,

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DUI Defense Strategies

A number of different factors make Clark County DUI charges very complex. For one thing, the procedures that police must adhere to when making a DUI arrest are very strict in order to protect the rights of drivers. A close examination of these procedures is a large part of any attorney’s defense strategy. In addition, the heavy penalties that result from a conviction mean that a guilty plea is an unacceptable solution for most people facing charges. In order to

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DUI and the Law Misconceptions

If you have been pulled over after a night of partying in Las Vegas and arrested for drunk driving, you are in a dangerous position. Don’t make the mistake of thinking that your DUI charges are an inconvenience that can be quickly cleared up and forgotten about. Failing to treat this accusation with the gravity it requires will cost you heavy penalties, treatment and monitoring that could last for years, and a spot on your criminal record that will haunt

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Grow Houses

The current deplorable state of Clark County’s real estate market has proven profitable for at least one industry: the illegal marijuana trade. The last few years have seen a large increase in the number of “grow houses,” houses that are bought or rented at market-driven rock bottom prices for the sole purpose of being used as indoor marijuana farms. Because of the large amounts of illicit marijuana produced by these grow houses and the associated criminal activity connected with them,

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Drug paraphernalia Charges

Drug paraphernalia charges are very complex, both in terms of the evidence used to support the charges and the factors considered in determining whether an offense should be treated as a felony or simply a misdemeanor. Given the complications of this legal area, having an attorney on your side who is thoroughly acquainted with Clark County’s drug paraphernalia laws and the ways they are typically handled by Judges and prosecutors is absolutely essential. You may not even be aware of

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Civil Forfeiture

Strong Defense if You Have Forfeited Cash in Nevada

In the course of a criminal investigation, police are allowed to seize anything that was used as a device in the furtherance of a crime or the property purchased with the proceeds of a crime. This is referred to in the legal system as forfeiture. Cash, cars, cell phones and other property can all be seized under forfeiture laws.

If you have been served with a complaint for forfeiture, an experienced

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