Defenses to drug charges

It is not uncommon for narcotics to be discovered in areas where multiple people are present, or where others have access to the area where the drugs were recovered. Police commonly arrest whoever owns the area surrounding where narcotics are located, or the person who happens to be closest to them at the time they… Continue Reading »


Assault

In Nevada, assault means unlawfully attempting to use force against another person or intentionally placing another person in reasonable fear of bodily harm. If an assault is alleged without the use of a deadly weapon, the penalty ranges up to six months in jail and a $1,000 fine. If, however, you are accused of committing… Continue Reading »


Murder

In the State of Nevada, murder is a category A felony, and, when charged in the first degree, can carry the most severe penalty under the law: death. However, there are many defenses to murder depending on the facts of the case. Murder investigations are often “who-dun-it” where the police and prosecution are searching for the… Continue Reading »


Battery constituting domestic violence

In the State of Nevada, battery / domestic violence means unlawfully using force or violence against someone who is your spouse, former spouse, any person to whom you are related by blood or marriage, someone with whom you are residing, someone you have or are currently dating, or someone with whom you have a child… Continue Reading »


Sale of a controlled substance

If you are accused of selling cocaine, ecstasy (MDMA), heroin, ketamine, lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD), methamphetamine, psilocybin (magic mushrooms), marijuana, GHB, or prescription drugs such as Xanax, Soma, Adderall, or painkillers, you can be charged with sale of a controlled substance.  Sale of a controlled substance carries a penalty of up to six years in… Continue Reading »