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Constitutional Rights In Custody

It’s easy to feel powerless while you are in custody. Whether you have just been arrested and are awaiting arraignment, are awaiting trial or have been imprisoned after a conviction, you are not powerless. The Constitution still guarantees you rights that protect you even while you are in custody. For instance, people in custody have…

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Binge Drinking and DUI Charges in Las Vegas

Binge drinking is a problem in Nevada. It seems to be a particular issue for Las Vegas. It may occasionally be locals who indulge in this bad habit, but it’s more often visitors who have come here looking for a good time. Unfortunately, that good time frequently turns into time behind bars. Experts define binge…

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Do You Have To Give Your Name to Las Vegas Police?

People frequently wonder what their rights are when they are being detained or questioned by police. For instance, they may wonder whether or not they will get in trouble for refusing to give their name to the police when the information is requested. The short answer is, yes, you can be arrested in Nevada if…

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Hire the Right Las Vegas DUI Attorney

People frequently describe their DUI arrest as being a humbling or embarrassing experience. Unfortunately, the negative feelings don’t end once the person is released from custody. They still have to face an arraignment, the possibility that the charges against them may become public knowledge and the possibility of a trial. If they are convicted, then…

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Legal Defenses to Las Vegas DUI Charges

When people come to Potter Criminal Defense to fight DUI charges in Las Vegas, it isn’t unusual for them to feel hopeless. Most of them admit to having had a drink before getting behind the wheel, which makes them think that the police have them dead to rights. However, a skilled DUI attorney in Nevada…

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Getting DUI Charges Reduced to Reckless Driving in Nevada

When a Las Vegas DUI defense lawyer is working on a client’s case, they have several possible outcomes in mind. One relates to having DUI charges reduced to reckless driving. Pleading guilty to these lesser charges still has penalties, but also it has several benefits. Reckless driving in Nevada is defined under NRS 484B.653. Reducing…

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