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How to Seal a Criminal Record in Nevada

Published February 22, 2021 by ADRAS & ALTIG, Attorneys at Law
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Having a criminal record can negatively impact your life in many ways. A conviction on your record, especially for a felony crime, makes it harder to get a job, buy a house or a car, apply for a loan, and...

Getting 'Assault with a Deadly Weapon' Charges Dropped in Nevada

Published January 13, 2021 by ADRAS & ALTIG, Attorneys at Law

Assault with a deadly weapon is a serious crime in Nevada. Being found guilty of using a gun or deadly weapon of any kind during a crime can add 20 years to a prison sentence. If you are facing charges...

Falsely Accused of Embezzlement

Published December 18, 2020 by ADRAS & ALTIG, Attorneys at Law
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The popular perception of so-called “white-collar” crimes like embezzlement holds that the penalties for these crimes are minor. That is a false and dangerous perception. An embezzlement conviction can result in substantial criminal penalties, including hefty fines, restitution, and many...

Joy Riding, Car Theft and Juvenile Consequences

Published December 16, 2020 by ADRAS & ALTIG, Attorneys at Law
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Any juvenile who commits a crime in Nevada may face serious penalties in the juvenile justice system as a result. A conviction of any juvenile crime may have consequences that follow a minor for years, but how much time could...

Facing Criminal Charges for Not Returning a Rental Car?

Published December 11, 2020 by ADRAS & ALTIG, Attorneys at Law
man putting luggage in the back of a rental vehicle in Las Vegas, NV

It happens. The car you’ve rented becomes so comfortable you wonder what would happen if you turned it in just a few minutes late. Minutes turn into hours; hours into days. Months pass. You’re thinking by now the rental company...

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
juvenile arrest in Las Vegas, NV

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
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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...

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