With few exceptions, .50 BMG rifles are illegal in California. They are prohibited by Penal Code 30600 PC, California’s law on assault weapons. Possession of a .50 BMG rifle is usually a misdemeanor in California. It can be punished by up a year in county jail and/or a fine of $1,000. Penalties increase, however, if the .50 BMG rifles is possessed or used during the commission of another crime.
Many people who are convicted in Nevada of drug possession may still be able to get the case dismissed by completing a year-long substance-abuse treatment program. This "civil commitment" program is a way of providing first-time drug possession offenders a mulligan as well as help for their addiction.
A homicide is justifiable in NV occurs if all the following conditions are true: the danger was urgent and pressing; the non-aggressor faced death or major bodily harm; a reasonable person in the non-aggressor's position would also fear for his/her life and safety; and the non-aggressor was not merely acting out of revenge.
It is an open question whether Wag! or Rover can be held liable when a dog walker injures or loses a dog. Most states allow the dog owner to sue the dog walker him- or herself. But Wag! and Rover have contracts that purport to limit their liability. And these contracts have not yet been tested in court.
There are at least five factors that could invalidate a prenuptial agreement in Nevada:
Less than three years prior to the Route 91 Harvest Festival shooting, Mandalay Bay guest Kye Aaron Dunbar's 24th-floor hotel room was found by a housekeeper to contain six weapons, including a scoped rifle aimed towards the Strip.
No. But, immigrants may be able to avoid deportation by pursuing "post-conviction relief" such as motions to withdraw a plea or a new trial, appeals, writs of habeas corpus, and/or 2255 motions.
In the last week, several Westgate employees and guests have contracted norovirus (the stomach flu). The Southern Nevada Health District has opened an investigation in to the matter. And Westgate is taking such measures as using disposable plastic glasses at bars and providing hand sanitizer stations throughout the premises.
Last night, Las Vegas Metropolitan Police responded to 949 fireworks calls between 6 p.m. and midnight. This is more than double last year's July Fourth. And the Las Vegas Fire Department responded to 95 fires, up from 52 from last year's July Fourth.
Yes. Nevada convictions of the following three types of criminal offenses can never be sealed from a person's record: 1) Felony charges of drunk driving (DUI) or drugged driving (DUID); 2) Crimes against children (under 18); and 3) Sex crimes.
When a person is facing conviction for driving under the influence (DUI) of drugs and/or alcohol, their first concern is often how this charge will affect their ability to secure employment. A DUI conviction is public record, which means that details about this incident will be accessible to empl...
A DUI conviction will show up on a criminal background check unless it has been expunged or sealed. This means that employers, landlords, and others may learn about it. Learn how a DUI appears on a criminal record and what steps a driver can take to prevent it.
The cost varies from court to court, but the process of getting a criminal record seal in Nevada amounts to around $150 total if the person does not use an attorney.
Record seals and pardons are largely different in Nevada. A record seal makes the person's criminal past invisible from their background checks. Meanwhile, a pardon is a government issued "forgiveness" of a person's past crime(s)...
After a California DUI, insurance premiums usually increase for a period of ten years. Expunging a DUI conviction will remove it from a California criminal record. But there is no way to remove a DUI from California DMV records until the ten-year "lookback" period is up. Read on to learn how to best lower insurance rates after a DUI conviction.
Five men were arrested for Nevada hate crimes after allegedly battering a gay man and calling him homophobic slurs at a Hard Rock Hotel parking garage. Keron Cumberbatch, Aaron Bob-Goldman, Damion Campbell, Rashon Wiggins and Eidryce Marks were released from the Clark County Detention Center after posting bail.
No. Nevada does not offer record expungements, only record seals.
California schools have a duty to use reasonable measures to protect students from foreseeable injuries. So students who are injured due to inadequate school security can often sue the school and/or the school district in California. This includes lawsuits for injuries caused by acts of violence.
No. A Nevada record seal can never restore a person's gun rights. The only possible way to get gun rights restored in Nevada is through a Nevada Governor's Pardon, and not all types of pardons restore gun rights.
The California DMV may revoke or suspend a driver's license due to epilepsy or other medical causes. But the DMV may only do so if the driver's ability to drive safely is actually negatively affected. Drivers have the right to a DMV "reexamination" in order to prove they can drive safely. Learn about how to keep your California's driver license if you are epileptic.
In today's economic climate, making the amount of money you need to make ends meet isn't something to take for granted. The saturation of the job market in many industries can make even getting an entry-level position difficult. Having a DUI on your record makes the process of finding a job and m...
Much like the majority of states in the nation, driving under the influence (“DUI”) of drugs and/or alcohol is a serious crime in California. One of the major concerns for motorists facing a DUI conviction is how this incident will affect their life, and most importantly, for how long. If convic...
"The Circus Circus has a duty of care towards its patrons," explains Las Vegas personal injury attorney Michael Becker. "If the door was somehow defective at no fault of the tourists, then Circus Circus arguably breached its duty of care.
In order to obtain a judgment of conviction and discharge in Las Vegas for the purpose of record sealing, go to the Clerk of the Court at the Regional Justice Center located at 200 Lewis Ave., 3rd floor, Las Vegas, Nevada 89101. There may be a small printing fee depending on how many pages of paperwork requested.
In California, a conviction for driving under the influence (“DUI”) has serious financial repercussions. Along with the court fines, licensing fees, ignition interlock installation costs, and more, convicted drivers will have to face rising insurance rates. Even for first-time DUI offenses, drive...