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Nia Wong Posted: Oct 31, 2018 11:32 AM PDT Updated: Oct 31, 2018 11:50 AM PDT LAS VEGAS – Safe Nest and Metro Police have teamed up to offer more efficient services to domestic violence victims, but in order to do that, they need hundreds of volunteers. Safe Nest has a program they are seeing…

Domestic violence convictions are very serious. They carry some of the harshest mandatory penalties for a simple misdemeanor conviction. In Nevada, a misdemeanor first-offense conviction carries, at the very least, the following mandatory-minimum penalties: (1) 2 days in jail; (2) six months of weekly domestic violence counseling classes; (3) 48 hours of community service; (4)…

In our previous Blog, entitled What is “domestic violence”?, we provided you with an analysis on the many acts that can qualify as “domestic violence.”  Many of these acts do not involve a “battery” or touching at all.  In this Blog, we solely examine battery domestic violence charges, the most common domestic violence charge.  So…

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