Murder Sentencing Guidelines – Minimum to Maximum for Every State

Skip to State by State Overview of Murder Sentences The minimum and maxiumum sentence for murder varies depending on the jurisdiction and the specific degree or classification of the murder charge. In the United States, for example, minimum sentences can differ significantly among states and even within different degrees of murder (e.g., first-degree, second-degree, and … Read more

Nevada Hit and Run Laws

You are guilty of a misdemeanor if you leave the scene of an accident involving property damage and a felony if anyone suffers death or injury. That is according to NRS 484E.010 and NRS 484.020, Nevada hit and run laws. Quick take: leaving the scene of an accident in Nevada An accident involving property damage … Read more

Nevada Sexting Laws

According to state statute NRS 200.737, Nevada Sexting laws, teen sexting is punishable by community service or a court warning -for a first offense. Any subsequent violations may lead to child pornography or solicitation charges. Quick take: Teens tried in the juvenile system for sexting do not have to register as sex offenders. For a … Read more

Nevada Whistleblower Laws

Whistleblower Laws of Nevada

A Summary of Nevada Whistleblower Laws The state of Nevada follows the employment-at-will doctrine which is a rule that allows employers to discharge their employees for any reason or no reason. However, Nevada has a few exceptions to this doctrine. They include common law protections and statutory protections. Common law protections are laws that are … Read more

Nevada Child Support Laws

Child support laws as they apply to the state of Nevada

Everything you need to know about Nevada child support laws, updated for 2020. Nevada child support laws, according to the DWSS, are there to ensure family self-sufficiency by making Child Support a reliable source of income. The overall idea behind the program is to guarantee financial and medical support for kids in the state. For … Read more

Nevada Statute of Limitations

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Statute of Limitations NV- Summary Nevada’s statute of limitations establishes a deadline before which civil cases – such as lawsuits – must be filed in the state. In relation to criminal charges, it also prevents prosecutors from charging an individual with a crime after a specified period of time has passed. The statutes of limitations … Read more

Nevada* Recording Laws

Nevada Recording Law

Nevada Recording Law Summary: Is Nevada a One Party Consent State? Nevada recording law stipulates that it is a one-party consent state in cases of oral communication. In Nevada, it is a criminal offense to use any device to record, obtain, share or use oral conversations without the consent of at least one person taking … Read more