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Q: Can criminal charges be filed against an employee for falling victim to a phone scam while at work

Police are aware and agree it was a phone scam, no arrest complete cooperation and now detective is telling me to pay “ restitution” or the business owner will file charges. What are my rights in this matter

Gary Kollin answered on Jun 12, 2019

Contact employment lawyer. May be problem for employer under the Fair labor Standards Act (FLSA)

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Q: I live in Nevada but have a felony warrant in tennessee, will tennessee come get me in nevada

Malcolm P. LaVergne answered on May 23, 2019

Tennessee can use extradition to get you in Nevada. Under the extradition law in the U.S. Constitution and subsequent statutes, any state can hold a person who has a valid arrest warrant issued in another state. The issuing state (Tennessee) would then have 30 days to come get you. There is more... Read more »

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Q: Does a felony show up on my background if the case was dismissed? It was for possession of illegal substance

The case took place in 2011. My case was in a different state.

Anthony M. Avery answered on May 14, 2019

Usually any charge, Felony or Misdemeanor, will show up on background checks if the charge entry was never successfully expunged. There are several different Criminal Databases, and some will show everything, while some will not. You will need to contact the Clerk of the Court you were charged... Read more »

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Q: How can a municipal court in Nevada take away your right to a jury trial when charged with a misdemeanor?

Malcolm P. LaVergne answered on Apr 15, 2019

It's complicated, but basically you don't have a right to a jury trial on misdemeanor cases where the prosecutor is not seeking more than 180 days in jail. The Supreme Court of Nevada has ruled on this issue, to the dismay of criminal defense attorneys. If you are facing more than one misdemeanor... Read more »

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

Malcolm P. LaVergne answered on Dec 29, 2018

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... Read more »

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

Gary Kollin answered on Nov 2, 2018

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.

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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

Resides here. The gun was was in was in his work truck. Which gets driven by different workers. Can they charge him with the gun?

Gary Kollin answered on Oct 25, 2018

They can charge him. They may have statements from his coworkers. They may have DNA or fingerprints.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Landlord - Tenant for Nevada on

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

If you got in trouble in another state (CA) for a felony (evading a peace officer) and you have a lease with an apartment complex in another state (NV) but they don’t accept felons but you already have a lease with them prior to the incident do they have to accept you back? Or tell your PO it’s... Read more »

Gary Kollin answered on Oct 22, 2018

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

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Q: What are grounds for dismissal of an indictment

Gary Kollin answered on Oct 16, 2018

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.

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

Gary Kollin answered on Oct 16, 2018

Perhaps you can break up your question into separate sentences beginning with a capital letter and ending with a period or a question mark

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

Gary Kollin answered on Oct 16, 2018

It sounds like you need help from A to Z. Time to hire counsel

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

Gary Kollin answered on Oct 16, 2018

Your question is not understandable

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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

Gary Kollin answered on Oct 16, 2018

The Apprentie" "You're fired."

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Criminal Law, Personal Injury and Civil Litigation for Nevada on

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

This concerns the hotel mass shooting oct 1 2017

Someone said

Service elevators are not protected by law. That’s a company policy and the only reason they are called service elevators is because they are generally larger in size, able to carry a heavier load, and keep the public... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing answered on Jul 19, 2018

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...
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1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy, Criminal Law, Real Estate Law and Identity Theft for Nevada on

Q: I been here 5 yearI been trying to find

I tried to contacting xxxx LLC no response there was a fire on the property and I have no insurance policy to give my neighbor. The last time I spoke with him we decuss Renting to Own agreement that was 6/2013. The neighbors fire had me do some research and I found out that xxxx was sued for over... Read more »

Timothy Denison answered on Jun 19, 2018

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... Read more »

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

Person that made a report to make a citizen arrest need to be there? I live in northern Nevada.

Gary Kollin answered on May 26, 2018

Before hand what?

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

1 Answer | Asked in Business Formation, Business Law, Criminal Law and Immigration Law for Nevada on

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

an ilegal alien that have his visa expired and have only this issue

thanks in advance

Hector E. Quiroga answered on Nov 20, 2017

It is hard to say, since that’s more of a state level issue. Assume that it is unlikely, however.

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

I recently got into a verbal argument with another motorist in front of my house. As we were arguing, the drive got out of the car and began hitting me. When I went to the ground, both males began hitting me until I could get up and create some distance. They stayed until the police showed up, and... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing answered on Jun 1, 2017

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.

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

Peter N. Munsing answered on Apr 21, 2017

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.

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

Can't write everything over. I need counsel and it appears I am a victim from the crime and the system. I am in the protected class and disabled and what was done to me is a Federal Hate Crime! I am traumatized in need of crisis intervention and an attorney. Where is my legal representation as the... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing answered on Apr 3, 2017

Contact the Nevada Civil Liberties Union--they may have a "cooperating attorney" who can figure out if you have a claim.

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