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What Is Considered ‘White-Collar Crime’?

Published September 8, 2020 by ADRAS & ALTIG, Attorneys at Law
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We’ve all heard the terms “blue-collar” and “white-collar,” usually referring to different kinds of jobs. But what does the term “white-collar crime” mean? Someone in a suit might not be the first image that comes to mind when you think...

Las Vegas Criminal Defense Legal Consultation in Jail

Published August 17, 2020 by ADRAS & ALTIG, Attorneys at Law
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If you’ve suddenly found yourself in jail, it can be a frightening and overwhelming experience – particularly if it’s the first time you’ve been arrested. You undoubtedly have questions, and you want to have a lawyer answer them. But if...

Nevada's Laws on Corporal Punishment

Published July 27, 2020 by ADRAS & ALTIG, Attorneys at Law
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It’s a fair question, right? The law is filled with inconsistencies and idiosyncrasies. So, it stands to reason that a controversial issue like corporal punishment would be anything but straightforward, especially here in Nevada. Interestingly, whether corporal punishment qualifies as...

Criminal Defense Lawyers in Vegas Answer FAQs About Arrests

Published July 21, 2020 by ADRAS & ALTIG, Attorneys at Law
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Do you know your legal rights when it comes to search, detention, and questioning by the police? Below are answers to some of the questions the criminal defense lawyers at Adras & Altig get most often about Nevada arrests and...

Understanding the Impact of Drug Abuse

Published March 11, 2020 by ADRAS & ALTIG, Attorneys at Law
A woman struggling with drug addiction in Vegas

Drug abuse is the use of illicit drugs, such as cocaine, heroin, methamphetamine, or others prohibited for use by the Uniform Controlled Substances Act. It can also include the use of prescription or over-the-counter (OTC) drugs for purposes other than...

Life After a DUI in Vegas

Published February 26, 2020 by ADRAS & ALTIG, Attorneys at Law
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A first-time DUI offense is punishable in Nevada by fines, mandatory DUI education, license revocation, and even jail time in some instances. A DUI arrest can impact your life in many ways, but you have the right to a legal...

Difference Between Domestic Violence and Domestic Battery in Nevada

Published January 15, 2020 by ADRAS & ALTIG, Attorneys at Law
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Domestic violence is a broad term we often hear in descriptions of fights between spouses and other family members. But when Las Vegas police make an arrest after a fight or another incident involving family members in Nevada, the individual...

Alternative Sentences: Can First-Time Offenders Avoid Jail?

Published December 4, 2019 by ADRAS & ALTIG, Attorneys at Law
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Being arrested doesn’t mean you are guilty or that you will go to jail. As criminal defense attorneys in Las Vegas, we continually remind clients that there are alternative sentences available to help many of them avoid jail time, especially...

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