When someone close to you is arrested and put in jail, it can feel like the world is falling apart. What can you do to help them? One of the first things you can do is post bail as soon as the court sets the amount. If your friend or family member can stay out of jail until his court hearings, he can work with a Las Vegas criminal defense attorney to get his charges dropped, hopefully before the legal
Read more How to Post Bail for Someone in Las Vegas »
Do You Know What Your Rights Are?
Talking to the police without talking to an attorney first is a colossal mistake. Without the counsel of a legal expert on your side, you are no match for the tactics police officers can use to coax a self-incriminating statement out of you even after they have given you the Miranda warning. Before you know what is happening, you will likely wind up facing heavy penalties based on your own statements that you
Read more Know Your Rights »
Simply put, an individual’s criminal record is the list of times that he or she has been arrested for some reason. Some people have no criminal record at all; others have a few arrests on their records for minor offenses like misdemeanor trespassing or reckless driving. Sometimes, however, an arrest in a city like Las Vegas turns a person’s criminal record into a burden that makes it nearly impossible to obtain a loan, rent a house, or get hired at
Read more Expunge Criminal Record »
As a city known for its nightlife and party atmosphere, the city of Las Vegas sees many DUI arrests each year. In 2007 alone, 12,538 people were arrested in the state of Nevada under DUI charges. Because Nevada’s drunk driving and buzzed driving laws are stricter and tougher than nearly any other state’s, visitors to Las Vegas, Reno, and other cities in the state are often taken by surprise when they learn what consequences are possible if they are convicted.
Read more Nevada Drunk Driving »
An arrest in the Las Vegas and North Las Vegas area is often an unexpected event, and new inmates usually rely on the help of others in order to find bail information, post bail, and perform the other necessary preparations leading up to hearings and a possible trial. If you are trying to find out which Las Vegas jail an individual has been taken to, the following information will guide you in the right direction.
If a family member or
Read more Las Vegas Inmate Search »
Many visitors to Las Vegas find themselves suddenly under arrest for one reason or another. Occasionally, the arrest is in response to a deliberate crime. More often than you might think, however, police arrest an individual who was simply in the wrong place at the wrong time. Whether innocent or guilty, someone who has been apprehended under criminal charges is in need of the help that a criminal defense attorney with deep roots in the Las Vegas legal environment can
Read more Criminal Lawyers »