Our Henderson, NV criminal defense lawyers have decades of combined experience getting serious criminal charges lessened to more minor offenses or dropped outright. And in most cases, we can do all the court appearances so our clients never have to see the inside of a courtroom themselves.
In this article, our Nevada criminal defense attorneys discuss:
- 1. Where are people jailed after being arrested in Henderson, NV?
- 2. How do I bail out inmates?
- 3. Where is the Henderson Courthouse in Nevada?
- 4. Which police make arrests in Henderson?
- 5. Who prosecutes criminal cases?
- 6. What are common Henderson criminal offenses?
- 7. Can I get the charges dismissed?
- 8. Why should I get a lawyer?
1. Where are people jailed after being arrested in Henderson, NV?
Arrestees in Henderson get booked and jailed at the Henderson Detention Center, located at 18 E. Basic Rd. Henderson, NV 89015, Henderson, NV 89015. The phone number is (702) 267-5245. Search for inmates here.
2. How do I bail out inmates?
During business hours, people can post bail in Henderson Justice Court or Henderson Municipal Court at 243 Water Street, Henderson, NV 89015. Business hours are from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Mondays through Thursdays, not including holidays. After business hours, go to the jail bail gate located behind the courthouse building off of S. Texas Ave.
For more information about what forms of bail are accepted for a particular inmate, call the Henderson Detention Center at (702) 267-JAIL. Or visit our page on how to bail out an inmate from the Henderson Jail. People can also contact a bail bondsman, who usually charges 15% of the bail amount.
3. Where is the Henderson courthouse in Nevada?
The Henderson Courthouse is located at 243 Water Street, Henderson, NV 89015. Justice Court is on the first level and can be reached at (702) 455-7951. Municipal Court is on the second level and can be reached at (702) 267-3300.
Like all municipalities, Henderson has an incorporated section (which includes the downtown area) and an unincorporated section (which includes all the outlying areas). People arrested in the incorporated City of Henderson for a misdemeanor have their cases in Henderson Municipal Court. Search for case information here.
Meanwhile, Henderson Justice Court hears all other cases arising in Henderson. Search for case information here. But note that felony charges that do not resolve in Justice Court will get bound over to the Eighth Judicial District Court. The address is 200 Lewis Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89101, and the phone number is (702) 671-4554.
4. Which police make arrests in Henderson?
The Henderson Police Department. The phone number is 702-267-4501. The East Station is located at 223 Lead St., Henderson, NV 89015. The North Station is located at 225 E. Sunset Rd., Henderson, NV 89011. And the West Station is located at 300 S. Green Valley Pkwy., Henderson, NV 89012.
Note that people arrested on the I-215 or the I-515/US-95 could be arrested by law enforcement officers with the Nevada Highway Patrol.
5. Who prosecutes criminal offenses?
The Clark County District Attorney’s Office prosecutes criminal cases in Henderson Justice Court. The office location is 200 Lewis Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89101, and can be reached at (702) 671-2500.
In Henderson Municipal Court, the prosecuting authority is the Henderson City Attorney. The office is located at 243 Water Street, Henderson, NV 89015. The phone number is (702) 267-1370.
6. What are common Henderson crimes?
The Henderson courts hear all types of crimes, including DUI (driving under the influence), battery (NRS 200.481), domestic violence (NRS 200.485), shoplifting, burglary (NRS 205.060), drug crimes – including drug possession (NRS 453.336), solicitation of prostitution (NRS 201.354), trespass (NRS 207.200), casino markers (NRS 205.130), and speeding (NRS 484B.600).
7. Can I get the charges dismissed?
Depending on the facts of the case and the available evidence, prosecutors may be willing to negotiate a favorable plea bargain where the charges get reduced or dismissed.
8. Why should I get an attorney?
Hiring an attorney gives defendants the best odds of getting the criminal charges lessened to more minor offenses or dropped completely. Non-attorneys simply do not have the training and experience to go up against the D.A. And experience has shown that prosecutors are more willing to give good plea deals to defendants with private counsel.
Accused of a crime? Our Henderson attorneys are on your side. Our criminal justice law office has years of experience serving Henderson, NV for more than a decade, providing the best defense available for all types of criminal justice system cases from traffic tickets and DWI / DUI defense to white collar crimes, violent crimes, and sex crimes. And our criminal law attorneys can usually negotiate a favorable resolution and avoid a jury trial.
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