Probation

Is Everyone Entitled to Bail in Nevada?

  Whether you’ve been arrested under NRS 200.280 for mayhem or for violating NRS 200.380 for robbery, you’re probably wondering what to do next. You’re in police custody and you can’t help but think about how to get back home as quickly as possible. In Nevada most people are able to get out of police…

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Innocent On Death Row?

Although there are several groups that oppose the death penalty, one of them has more reasons for doing so than any other. That group is called Witness to Innocence, and it is comprised solely of individuals who have been exonerated from death row in the United States. In all, there are more than 140 exonerees…

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Peaceful Protest Ends With Arrests for Several Vegas People

Annual Protest ends with Eight Arrests The annual Sacred Peace Walk began in 2010 by the Nevada Desert Experience, a non-profit group whose mission is to “stop testing, development and use of nuclear and other weapons systems…” The Sacred Peace Walk was held this year on Easter weekend, and resulted in a few arrests outside…

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Attorneys with Forensic Training

When criminal cases involve extensive forensic evidence, sifting through this evidence in order to prepare for trial can be cumbersome. Defense attorneys can become more familiar with this type of evidence while also meeting their continuing education requirements by attending a seminar here in Las Vegas. Titled “Making Sense of Science”, this seminar is intended…

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More O.J News

O.J. Simpson could Receive new Trial In 2007, O.J. Simpson received a sentence of nine to 33 years in prison for his role in a 2007 robbery in Las Vegas. Simpson was attempting to recover sports memorabilia he claims was stolen from him after his acquittal on double murder charges. At the time of his…

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Dealing with Probation Violations in Las Vegas

Probation Violations Many first time offenders in Las Vegas receive probation when they plead guilty or no contest to criminal charges. Probation enables you to avoid incarceration. It usually involves a combination of regular meetings with a probation officer, court-imposed counseling sessions, travel restrictions and electronic monitoring. You must complete your court-ordered sanctions to fulfill…

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When Police are Asking Questions

What to Do When Questioned by Police Many people find it difficult to remain calm when they are confused and frightened. It’s especially important that you exercise restraint when interacting with police officers who want to question you about a crime that you did not commit. This may be particularly difficult if you are a…

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How to Start the Probation Process in Las Vegas

Overview of Probation A criminal court can sentence you to probation instead of sending you to prison. You will be under the supervision of a probation officer. To successfully complete the conditions of your parole, you must demonstrate individual responsibility to your probation officer and adhere to the rules established by the court. Failure to…

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Avoid the Liabilities that Come With Traffic Tickets in Las Vegas

Avoid the Pitfalls of a Traffic Ticket Driving is an essential part of modern life. Most people must drive to meet their professional and personal obligations. The average person spends two or more hours each day in their car. It’s inevitable that you will eventually violate a traffic law and receive a ticket. Your options…

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