It is not uncommon in Las Vegas for people to be arrested for a crime of Domestic Violence while on vacation at a casino. Chances are if the police were called to your room for a disturbance, someone is getting arrested. If your were arrested, you were probably taken to the Clark County Detention Facility and your case is in Las Vegas Justice Court. However, if you were arrested near Fremont Street, your case may be with The City of Las Vegas Municipal Court.
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A domestic violence charge is either a misdemeanor or a felony offense. A domestic violence charge carries consequences that can stay with you for the rest of your life, such as losing your Gun Rights or causing immigration problems.
If you are charged with a misdemeanor domestic violence charge, the maximum jail imposed is up to 6 months, fines up to $1000, community service and counseling.
If you are charged with a felony domestic violence you may be sentenced to a minimum 1 year in prison or possibly longer depending on the type of felony. See more penalty details here.
Common defenses include self defense, witness issues, and false allegations.
If you live out of state you will most likely have to make at least one appearance with your attorney.
If you have a court date for a domestic violence charge call us today to discuss the process and what defenses you might raise.
Call 702-895-9111 or 702-724-3791 if after hours or on the weekend. Consultations are free and can be done in person or over the phone.