DUI & DWI
In Nevada, driving under the influence of alcohol can lead to serious legal consequences for those convicted. Driving under the influence includes operating a motor vehicle while impaired by illegal drugs, prescription drugs and even over the counter drugs.
Drug Possession, Possession with Intent to Sell, and Trafficking
An illegal drug offense can be prosecuted at a state or federal level and can vary from a simple charge of possession all the way to federal drug trafficking.
Robbery & Larceny
These crimes of theft involve the unlawful seizure of funds, possessions, or assets belonging to another person, without their consent. Theft crimes such as these may be committed by use of threats or force and even without having contact with the victim.
Domestic Battery, Battery & Assault
Domestic violence related criminal charges covers a large spectrum of offenses such as but not limited to domestic battery, assault, child abuse, violation of a restraining order etc.
Traffic Citations & Warrants
A traffic citation is a summons issued by a law enforcement to a person violating a traffic law, also known as a traffic ticket. A warrant is a document issued be a legal or government official authorizing police or another body to make an arrest, search a premises or carry out an action relating to the administration of justice.
The Second Amendment of the U.S. Constitution says, “The right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.” Regardless of an individual’s interpretation of the second amendment, prosecutors factor the presence of a weapon into every decision they make. A weapons charge is a set of criminal charges that involves weapons. Generally, this is separated into two categories, possession and use. Weapons include not only guns, but also a long list of other prohibited items like explosives, body armor, and in some cases, even knives, nunchucks and brass knuckles.
Misdemeanors, Gross Misdemeanors, and Felonies
A misdemeanor is a criminal offense that is less serious than a felony and more serious than an infraction. Misdemeanors are generally punishable by a fine and incarceration in a local county jail, unlike infractions which impose no jail time. A gross misdemeanor is a crime which is viewed as more serious than a misdemeanor, but not on the level of a felony. crime, typically one involving violence, regarded as more serious than a misdemeanor, and usually punishable by imprisonment for more than one year or by death.
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