Nevada Criminal Law Questions & Answers

Q: can a person who was convicted of a felony class ( e ) in 1978 get his record cleaned.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Nevada on
Answered on Dec 29, 2018
Malcolm P. LaVergne's answer
Not sure about "cleaned," but technically you can have your record "sealed" in Nevada for a Category E felony after two years from the date of your release from custody or release from parole/probation whichever occurs later. See NRS 179.245(1)(c). "A category E felony after 2 years from the date of release from actual custody or discharge from parole or probation, whichever occurs later." For example, if you were place on probation for three years from a category E felony (likely scenario),...

Q: Can you still be charged for cashing a stolen check even though they got their money back?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Nevada on
Answered on Nov 2, 2018
Gary Kollin's answer
The crime is cashing the stolen check. If everybody could escape from being charged with a crime by paying the money back, then everyone would go out and cash stolen checks and if they were caught they would simply pay the money back.

Q: My fiance is on probation and got arrested on a ex felon with a firearm. But they arrested him in my apartment which he

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Nevada on
Answered on Oct 25, 2018
Gary Kollin's answer
They can charge him. They may have statements from his coworkers. They may have DNA or fingerprints.

Q: How do I go about getting accepted back to the state I live in when I’m getting the run around.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Landlord - Tenant for Nevada on
Answered on Oct 22, 2018
Gary Kollin's answer
You may be able to cancel your lease under force majeure.

You also may be able to travel to Nevada for a short period to get all your stuff, but you may have to reguister with the Sheriff when there

Q: What are grounds for dismissal of an indictment

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Nevada on
Answered on Oct 16, 2018
Gary Kollin's answer
I suggest you find a law treatise which would probably about a thousand pages to answer that question. Otherwise, retain counsel because this site is to help people with real questions, not hypothetical.

Q: In an indictment how is discrimination determine how is invidious Determined If found can case be dismissed

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Nevada on
Answered on Oct 16, 2018
Gary Kollin's answer
Perhaps you can break up your question into separate sentences beginning with a capital letter and ending with a period or a question mark

Q: How can I prove that there wasn’t probable cause to pull me over I’ve asked for dashcam recording

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Nevada on
Answered on Oct 16, 2018
Gary Kollin's answer
It sounds like you need help from A to Z. Time to hire counsel

Q: In an indictment can the examiner ask directing questions or ask a question with the answer in it

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Nevada on
Answered on Oct 16, 2018
Gary Kollin's answer
Your question is not understandable

Q: How do I fire my lawyer And if I fire my lawyer and haven’t agreed to a deal will that be thrown out

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Nevada on
Answered on Oct 16, 2018
Gary Kollin's answer
The Apprentie" "You're fired."

Q: What is hotel security protocol and are they liable for damages in a shooting?

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Criminal Law, Personal Injury and Civil Litigation for Nevada on
Answered on Jul 19, 2018
Peter N. Munsing's answer
If anyone is sued by MGM grand I'll be happy to give them a free consult.

As to the question, status of elevators is not relevant.

Hotel security guards and management liable if they don't take appropriate steps. If the person is violent they are not required to put their life at risk. Depends where they were, what flavor of security person (hotel equivalent of mall cop is different from off hours detective or cop), etc.

There are other possible liable parties.

Q: I been here 5 yearI been trying to find

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy, Criminal Law, Real Estate Law and Identity Theft for Nevada on
Answered on Jun 19, 2018
Timothy Denison's answer
Your question has so many variations and possibilities that n one can properly answer it without substantially more information and investigation. Cantaloupe a local attorney, one who specializes in civil law, criminal law and bankruptcy. You have a very complex issue that may only be solved with professional assistance.

Q: Does the officer that is doing the citizen arrest need to tell beforehand he is doing a citizen arrest? Or does the

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Civil Rights for Nevada on
Answered on May 26, 2018
Gary Kollin's answer
Before hand what?

Why would the officer's action be a citizen's arrest?

Q: Is that possible to an ilegal alien to get a car dealership license or not?

1 Answer | Asked in Business Formation, Business Law, Criminal Law and Immigration Law for Nevada on
Answered on Nov 20, 2017
Hector E. Quiroga's answer
It is hard to say, since that’s more of a state level issue. Assume that it is unlikely, however.

Q: Would it be a waste of time to sue for a battery charge?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Personal Injury for Nevada on
Answered on Jun 1, 2017
Peter N. Munsing's answer
You can sue them, but if they have no money you won't get much out of them. Contact the victim assistance coordinator of the DA's office to see if they can have as part of their sentence restitution.

Q: If I borrowed a car and the car was stolen from me am I liable?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Personal Injury for Nevada on
Answered on Apr 21, 2017
Peter N. Munsing's answer
Assuming you reported it stolen, and didn't leave the keys in it, and it wasn't stolen by someone you knew, I don't believe so.

Q: I just wrote everything that happened to me and it disappeared. I don't have the energy left for this. A victiof assault

1 Answer | Asked in Health Care Law, Criminal Law and Medical Malpractice for Nevada on
Answered on Apr 3, 2017
Peter N. Munsing's answer
Contact the Nevada Civil Liberties Union--they may have a "cooperating attorney" who can figure out if you have a claim.

Q: I'm looking for a pro bono attorney for my brother in law who is in custody at the washoe County Jail.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Nevada on
Answered on Jan 6, 2017
Paul Stanko's answer
If your brother-in-law is determined to be indigent by the court, he can have a public defender appointed to represent him. He does not need a "pro bono attorney", but rather a public defender.

Q: Is pulling someone's hair considered assault?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Nevada on
Answered on Dec 15, 2016
Sean Neahusan's answer
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 200.481 as any willful and unlawful use of force or violence upon the person of another.

Technically pulling someone's hair would be the use of force or violence upon the person of another...

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

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Nevada on
Answered on Dec 6, 2016
Sean Neahusan's answer
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 struck you, but cannot now say that this is what actually happened. This should convince (or motivate) prosecutor to drop the case.

Q: How can I find a lawyer who represented me in the past?, lost contact information but I have the case number.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Nevada on
Answered on Dec 6, 2016
Sean Neahusan's answer
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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