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Domestic Battery Cases Increase During COVID-19 Shelter-in-Place

Published April 23, 2020 by ADRAS & ALTIG, Attorneys at Law
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We are living in unprecedented and uncertain times. The COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic has had enormous consequences on daily life, closing nightlife and recreation even in the nation’s entertainment capital. Las Vegas has been severely affected. With The Strip closed, many...

Difference Between Domestic Violence and Domestic Battery in Nevada

Published January 15, 2020 by ADRAS & ALTIG, Attorneys at Law
woman sitting down while man is about to attack her

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...

Verbal Abuse: Is It Considered Domestic Violence?

Published October 25, 2019 by ADRAS & ALTIG, Attorneys at Law
man verbally abusing woman

Many fights among couples and other family members never go beyond shouting. But some people who our domestic violence defense attorneys represent are surprised that they have been arrested for spousal, child or elder abuse without ever laying a hand...

Adras & Altig Defend Clients Facing Domestic Battery Charges

Published October 10, 2019 by ADRAS & ALTIG, Attorneys at Law

The attorneys at Adras & Altig understand that domestic situations can get complicated and that some people are wrongly charged with domestic battery as a result. If you have been charged with domestic battery in Las Vegas, you need an experienced...

Domestic Violence in Nevada: What Happens When the Police are Called?

Published May 17, 2019 by ADRAS & ALTIG, Attorneys at Law
What happens when the police are called for domestic violence?

If Las Vegas police come to your home on a domestic violence complaint, it is likely that someone is going to jail and facing a costly and time-consuming experience. There are two sides to every story, and police responding to...

Nevada Lawmakers Debate Criminal Justice Reform Bill

Published March 16, 2019 by ADRAS & ALTIG, Attorneys at Law
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Does Nevada put too many people in prison? That’s the shorthand question behind a debate begun this month by lawmakers in the Nevada Assembly over legislation that would overhaul Nevada’s criminal justice system if it becomes law. Supporters of the...

Can a Victim of Domestic Violence Drop Charges in Nevada?

Published January 25, 2019 by ADRAS & ALTIG, Attorneys at Law
woman sitting down while man is about to attack her

It is a mistake to think that domestic violence charges filed against you in Nevada will go away once your accuser calms down. Nevada law specifically says only the prosecutor can dismiss charges in a domestic violence battery case in...

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