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1 Answer | Asked in DUI / DWI for Nevada on
Q: I got a DUI but they didn't do a BAC test until way after I was stopped

-- I heard that if they don't do it within two hours they might throw out the charges. Is that true?

Sean Neahusan
Sean Neahusan answered on Dec 15, 2016

While it is true that if BAC is not taken within 2 hours of driving the case get much harder to prove, and it may be enough to cause the case to be dismissed. DUI cases are highly fact based and you should let an attorney review the facts and discuss potential defenses with them.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Nevada on
Q: Is pulling someone's hair considered assault?
Sean Neahusan
Sean Neahusan answered on Dec 15, 2016

In Nevada, it would be a battery, not an assault.

An Assault as defined in NRS 200.471 as 1) unlawfully attempting to use physical force against another person, or 2) intentionally placing another person in reasonable apprehension of immediate bodily harm.

Battery is defined in NRS...
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Q: About a month ago my wife and I had an argument. The police came and left and no one was arrested.

The police came and we each gave statements. I am bipolar and a bipolar episode was what caused the fight. My mind had me convinced she had hit me, so in filing out the police statement that is what I said. The police looked at everything and said the didn't think I hit her. She was stating I hit... Read more »

Sean Neahusan
Sean Neahusan answered on Dec 6, 2016

She needs representation. This charge is the a misdemeanor, but can impact some Constitutional Rights. This case should go away with a reasonable Prosecutor. Once she is represented, write the prosecutor to let him/her know that you were having a bi-polar episode and had convinced yourself that she... Read more »

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Q: How can I find a lawyer who represented me in the past?, lost contact information but I have the case number.
Sean Neahusan
Sean Neahusan answered on Dec 6, 2016

If you have the Attorney's name, you should be able to go to the State Bar website and track them down. If they are no longer practicing in the State, that makes it more difficult.

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