Nevada "Extradition" Laws
Explained by Las Vegas Criminal Defense Attorneys

Extradition is the transfer of suspected fugitives from the state where they fled back to the state where they allegedly committed the crime. Extradition can be very complicated and daunting. But a seasoned Nevada criminal defense lawyer may be able to avoid extradition altogether and keep the person out of jail.

This section explains the two main types of interstate extradition in Nevada. Click on the links below for more information about Las Vegas extradition laws:

Note that it is a federal crime to flee prosecution and imprisonment. It is also a crime to knowingly conceal a fugitive. For information about federal fugitive crimes in Nevada, read our article on federal fugitive crimes in Nevada.

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If you are facing extradition to Nevada or extradition from Nevada, call Las Vegas criminal defense attorneys at 702-DEFENSE (702-333-3673) for a free consultation on Nevada extradition laws. They may be able to prevent extradition so you can stay where you are and out of jail.

For an explanation about California Extradition Laws, go to our webpage on California Extradition Laws.



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