Why Hiring a Domestic Violence Lawyer Las Vegas is Necessary

If you have been charged with a domestic violence offense in Nevada, you may be facing time in prison, higher fines, restraining orders, and widespread counseling. A conviction could also impact your ability to see your kids, negatively affect your employment as well as ruin your reputation. Hence, having DV lawyers of Las Vegas for…

Penalties for domestic violence convictions throughout Nevada are rigorous.  Indeed, domestic violence penalties in Las Vegas are based on a minimum-maximum sliding system.  Penalties also become harsher depending upon the nature of your domestic violence case.  Thus, hiring the right Las Vegas Domestic Violence Lawyer is crucial. Domestic violence punishments for a “first offense” conviction…

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…

Many of my clients believe that you must physically attack a spouse or partner to be liable for domestic violence.  This is a common misconception.  First, the alleged victim need not be a spouse or dating partner for domestic violence laws to apply.  See our prior Blog entitled Who can be liable for “domestic violence”…

The defining characteristic of what separates “domestic violence” from other crimes is the nature of the relationship between the accused and the “victim”.  A crime can only be enhanced to constitute “domestic violence” if the accused and the complainant are connected by any one of a number of domestic relationships i.e. marriage (including ex’s), dating…