Meet Andrés Ortiz, an experienced immigration attorney and former educator who practices out of our Los Angeles office.
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Soon breath interlock ignition devices will become mandatory in all Nevada DUI cases and arrests...
Drugs commonly consumed at EDC include ecstasy (also known as MDMA or “Molly”), ketamine and marijuana. Both possession of ecstasy and possession of ketamine are Nevada category E felonies. A first or second Nevada ecstasy or ketamine possession conviction carries a possible sentence of 1-4 years in Nevada State Prison.
This month we are looking at Latin legal phrases in Nevada that sound complicated but actually represent simple concepts. One of our favorites is res ipsa loquitur.
What exactly is "res ipsa loquitur" in California?
Nevada residents who have been lied about on the internet may be able to sue for damages under Nevada's defamation law or Nevada 's invasion of privacy law. In this article, our Las Vegas personal injury lawyers discuss when and how to sue to recover money for harm to reputation in Nevada.
California residents who have been lied about on the internet may be able to sue for damages under California's defamation law or California's invasion of privacy law. In this article, our Los Angeles personal injury lawyers discuss when and how to sue to recover money for harm to reputation in California.
Nevada is one step closer to changing the state constitution, which still defines marriage between a man and woman.
Las Vegas is the first city in the nation to test out vending machines offering clean needles for intravenous drug users. The purpose of this vending machine is to help lessen instances of drug users sharing needles. Hopefully, this will result in less transmission of infections between drug user...
In California, parents can often sue school districts for teacher misconduct. Claims California parents frequently sue for include sexual assault, bullying, violation of a student's constitutional rights or teacher negligence. Remedies for teacher misconduct in California include medical bills and damages for pain and suffering. In appropriate cases, the teacher may also be subject to criminal charges.
In Nevada, parents can often sue school districts for teacher misconduct. Claims Nevada parents frequently sue for include sexual assault, bullying, violation of a student's constitutional rights or teacher negligence. Remedies for teacher misconduct in Nevada include medical bills and damages for pain and suffering. The teacher may also be subject to criminal charges.
President Trump's second stab at a travel ban will take hold on March 16, 2017.
Uber and Lyft are California's most prominent ride-sharing companies, but they may not be liable if the driver commits a crime or gets into an accident. A Los Angeles personal injury and criminal defense lawyer explains what you need to know about Uber and Lyft liability and insurance in California.
Uber and Lyft are Nevada's most prominent ride-sharing companies, but they may not be liable if the driver commits a crime or gets into an accident. A Las Vegas personal injury and criminal defense lawyer explain what you need to know about Uber and Lyft liability and insurance in Las Vegas.
Several recent executive orders by President Donald Trump mean that DHS will be targeting a wider range of immigrants with criminal records for deportation--and will be working more closely with local law enforcement to accomplish this.
Nevada race car and go-kart tracks usually require customers to sign waivers of liability. Under these Nevada liability waivers, customers "assume the risk" of injury or death if there's an accident. Our Las Vegas personal injury lawyers explain when a waiver of liability in enforceable under Nevada law and what you can do to protect yourself.
Federal law prohibits restricting service animals on trails in national parks except when they pose a risk to wildlife or public safety. Learn about when and where pets and service animals are allowed in national parks and what you can do to keep them safe.
While popular films such as "Bonnie and Clyde" and "Natural Born Killers" have glamorized crime-committing couples, research shows that people in committed long-term relationships are actually LESS likely to commit crimes. And for people who have had trouble with substance abuse and/or the law, this so-called "marriage effect" goes a long way toward keeping them sober and crime-free.
California's possession of drug paraphernalia law (HS 11364) never applied to paraphernalia for smoking marijuana.
On November 8, 2016, California voters approved Proposition 64, also known as the Adult Use of Marijuana Act (“AUMA”). Prop 64 makes it legal for adults aged 21 and over to buy and use recreational marijuana in California.
On November 8, 2016, Nevada voters approved Question 2, the Regulation and Taxation of Marijuana Act (the “Act”). Effective January 1, 2017, the Act makes it legal for adults aged 21 and over to buy and use recreational marijuana in Nevada.
Will a California governor's pardon prevent my criminal history from affecting my immigration status?
Because a governor's pardon is considered "rehabilitative" relief, it will not prevent a criminal conviction from affecting your immigration status.
New California gun laws ban "bullet-button" firearms, large-capacity magazines, out-of-state ammunition sales and more. Our California criminal defense lawyers explain the new firearms laws and penalties.
Changes to CA's sexual assault laws starting in 2017 include elimination of the statute of limitations for sexual assault and mandatory prison time for anyone sexually assaulting someone who is unconscious or intoxicated. Our caring CA criminal defense lawyers explain the new laws.