Not a U.S. Citizen? What you need to know before you seal your criminal record.

Not a U.S. Citizen? What you need to know before you seal your criminal record. If you have a criminal record that you want to seal and you are NOT a U.S. citizen, you need to make sure you obtain all the criminal records for your own file and future use. Immigration will want proof and all your criminal records, which includes police reports, complaints,

Is a DUI accident a felony? To be charged with a felony DUI in Nevada when an accident occurs, 1 of 2 aggravating factors must be present. Either a death occurred because of the DUI, or substantial bodily harm occurred. Many accidents involving DUIs are typically misdemeanor offenses, even if an accident occurred. You may also be charged with a felony DUI if you have

Nevada crimes that are not eligible for record sealing. Regardless of how long it has been and if you stayed out of trouble, there are certain crimes that are not eligible for record sealing.  NRS 179.245 lists and defines what crimes are NOT permitted for record sealing. The main crimes that are not eligible or permitted to be sealed are as follows: A crime against

Las Vegas Nevada DUI School and Victim Impact Panel If you been convicted of a DUI 1st in Las Vegas Nevada, you will be ordered to complete a Nevada accredited 8-hour DUI program and a Victim Impact Panel.  The DUI school can be performed online or in person.  The Victim Impact Panel must be attended live and in person. If there is not a Victim

Las Vegas Nevada DUI School and Victim Impact Panel If you been convicted of a DUI 1st in Las Vegas Nevada, you will be ordered to complete a Nevada accredited 8-hour DUI program and a Victim Impact Panel.  The DUI school can be performed online or in person.  The Victim Impact Panel must be attended live and in person. If there is not a Victim

If the Attorney General’s office prosecuted your case you wish to seal, then you will have to give the Attorney General notice and an opportunity to review your petition and order to seal your criminal record. The Attorney General might oppose the sealing or agree to it. Then if the District Attorney’s office prosecuted any of your other cases, they would also have to be

Extended Warranties If you drive a vehicle for Uber or Lyft, then you know how many miles you can put on your vehicle. Many professional ride sharing drivers will exceed their warranty in no time. For many driving for Uber or Lyft, an extended warranty may make sense to mitigate costly repairs. But beware. If you drive for a living then you need to make

In 2017 Nevada legislature passed Senate Bill 308, which will increase the mandatory auto insurance minimums.  Currently the minimums are $15,000 bodily/$30,000 Multiple and $10,000 property.  Starting July 1, 2018 the minimums will be raised to $25,000/$50,000 and $20,000 property. So we should probably expect car insurance rates to increase for this higher coverage.  Hopefully the costs for the consumers does not jump too high. 

If you have a criminal record that consist of charges in multiple locations, such as Henderson Municipal Court, Las Vegas Justice, and North Las Vegas Municipal Court, you may petition District court for an Order to seal. New law allows District Court to seal records for lower courts in their district.  This saves you time and potentially money.  Before you had to Petition each court

RECORD SEAL – DISHONORABLE DISCHARGE Nevada law now permits individuals who were on probation and received a dishonorable discharge to now petition to seal their record.  Record Sealing assembly bill 327 has made this possible.  However, a judge still has the discretion to sign the order to seal. You must show you are rehabilitated and stayed out of trouble for the statutory period of time