What is a casino marker?

Posted by Neil Shouse | Dec 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

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).

Busted for drugs at the Electric Daisy Carnival? What happens next.

Posted by Neil Shouse | Dec 03, 2019 | 0 Comments

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).

Settlement amounts for Nevada rideshare accidents

Posted by Neil Shouse | Oct 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

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.

How to file a car insurance claim after an accident in Nevada

Posted by Neil Shouse | Oct 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

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.

Are silencers and suppressors legal in Nevada?

Posted by Neil Shouse | Oct 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

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.

What is the California Penal Code for invasion of privacy?

Posted by Neil Shouse | Oct 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

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.

Can I be cited for "eating while driving" in Las Vegas Nevada?

Posted by Neil Shouse | Oct 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

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.

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