Prostitution stings are legal if the suspects are predisposed to commit prostitution (NRS 201.354). Otherwise, stings cross the line into entrapment. Entrapment is always illegal.
A casino marker is an interest-free line of credit that Nevada casinos offer patrons to gamble with. Patrons are expected to repay these loans soon, typically within 30 days. In most states, defaulting on a loan is just a civil offense. But Nevada makes it criminal fraud to default on casino markers (NRS 205.130).
Every summer dozens of drug busts mar the Electric Daisy Carnival (“EDC”). People caught with up to an ounce of marijuana will probably just be cited. But possessing other types of narcotics will result in being arrested and booked at the Clark County Detention Center. And defendants will face charges for drug possession (NRS 453.336).
It depends on the specific battery domestic violence (BDV) charge. A first-time misdemeanor charge carries a $3,000 bail.
NRS 41.085 is Nevada's wrongful death statute.
Yes. Anyone who is allowed to carry firearms can open carry in Nevada even if they do not live in-state.
Yes. People may open carry in Las Vegas as long as they are otherwise allowed to possess firearms. And some locations inside Las Vegas are gun-free zones.
Habitual truancy carries fines, community service, and driver's license suspensions in Nevada:
In general, people must be at least 18 to open carry a handgun in Colorado. The minimum age is raised to 21 for carrying a concealed weapon.
National and state parks usually permit hikers to carry firearms. Hikers just have to abide by existing local, state, and federal gun laws.
No. In the City of Boulder, people age 18 and older may openly carry firearms only if they are in a recognizable carrying case.
Yes. The Colorado Supreme Court recently ruled that prison sentences followed by probation are illegal. It is estimated that thousands of people are currently serving these illegal sentences.
Frustratingly, there is little available information about Uber and Lyft accident settlements. Ride-sharing companies usually resolve the personal injury cases against them out of court to avoid bad publicity. So instead of having public trials with widely touted verdicts, these companies have private settlements with strict confidentiality clauses.
It is highly recommended that you contact a Nevada personal injury attorney before calling your insurance company to file a car accident claim. Depending on the case, the personal injury attorney can file a claim for you or else advise you what to say -- and what not to say -- to the insurance claims adjuster.
Yes, people may purchase and possess silencers in Nevada if: 1) You are a resident of Nevada or of another state where silencers are legal; 2) You are at least 21; 3) You are legally allowed to purchase a firearm; 4) You pass a ATF background check; and 5) You pay $200.
Penal Code 647j PC is the California statute that makes "invasion of privacy" a crime. This code section defines “invasion of privacy” as any of three distinct, yet related, crimes: Penal Code 647j1 – using a device to look through a hole or opening, Penal Code 647j2 – using a concealed camera to look under or through someone's clothing, or Penal Code 647j3 – using a concealed camera to view a person's body in a private room.
Under Clark County Code 14.60.190, Las Vegas police have the discretion to ticket drivers who are not giving "full time and attention to the operation of a motor vehicle." Theoretically, this includes drivers who are eating. Violating CCC14.60.190 by driving distracted is a misdemeanor in Nevada. The maximum penalties are 6 months in jail and/or up to $1,000 in fines.
As of July 1, 2019, people driving below the speed limit in the leftmost lane of a Nevada highway may be cited for going too slow.
Hit and run can be charged as either a California misdemeanor or a felony depending on: the facts of the case, and what Vehicle Code section the offense is charged under.
A person in California can get jail time for not appearing in court. A judge can punish a person with imprisonment if either of the following occur: the party does not appear in court in a criminal matter when ordered by the court to do so, and the person breaks his promise to appear in court following a traffic citation or ticket.
No, Nevada is a "fault state" for car accidents. This means the at-fault party -- and his/her insurance company -- is obligated to pay for the injuries and damages that result from an automobile collision.
Nevada requires people to have a Class M license in order to drive motorcycles. They can get a license either by taking a test or completing a course. Alternatively, they can get a permit to practice driving motorcycles before getting a license.
The elements of a conspiracy under California criminal law are: the defendant agreed with another person, or persons, to commit a crime; one of the parties to the agreement took an overt act to further or advance that agreement; and the overt act was committed in California.
A TPO hearing in Nevada is where a purported victim asks a judge or commissioner to grant a TPO (temporary protective order) against someone else, typically an abusive ex or family member. TPOs usually last 45 days.
Penal Code 29.4 is the California statute that sets forth the legal defense of voluntary intoxication.