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Criminal Law in Las Vegas
  • By: Mace J
  • Published: October 25, 2018

How Criminal Law in Las Vegas Works The process for criminal law in Las Vegas may differ slightly from what you are used to in other states, so if you are moving to Las Vegas it is a good idea to familiarize yourself with the differences between criminal law in Nevada and elsewhere. One area that is worth understanding about Criminal…Read More

Representing Juveniles in Las Vegas
  • By: Mace J
  • Published: October 8, 2018

What You Should Know About Representing Juveniles In Las Vegas Representing Juveniles in Las Vegas is complicated.  The juvenile justice system usually applies to children who are considered not old enough to be held responsible as adults for their criminal acts. In Las Vegas Juvenile Court, “juvenile” refers to an individual who is below 18 years of age, with specific…Read More

Mental Health Issues And Medicine
  • By: Mace J. Yampolsky, Esq.
  • Published: August 29, 2018

Forced Medication Forced medication or Sell hearings are relatively rare. As such, there is not a lot written about how to approach them. For a criminal defense lawyer, it is not simply a matter opposing the prosecution’s position because your client does not want to take his or her medication. Rather, the forcible administration of medication could have profound impact…Read More

Nevada Law - Crimes Against The Person
  • By: Mace J. Yampolsky, Esq.
  • Published: May 1, 2018

The most serious sex crimes in the State of Nevada come under the heading of Crimes Against The Person. Nevada Revised Statutes Chapter 200.364 to 200.373. The chapter lists, defines, and states the penalties for such crimes as: Sexual Assault (“Rape”) Chapter 200.366 A person is guilty of sexual assault if he or she … subjects another person to sexual…Read More

  • By: Mace J. Yampolsky, Esq.
  • Published: April 3, 2018

A probation revocation hearing is different from a criminal trial in several ways. Simply put- a probation revocation hearing occurs when you are charged with violating the terms of your probation and are ordered to appear before a judge who will decide, by a preponderance of the evidence, whether you have violated the terms of your probation. To get a…Read More

The Right To Bear Arms
  • By: Mace J. Yampolsky, Esq.
  • Published: March 20, 2018

The 2nd Amendment to the U.S. Constitution says: “​A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.” ​That means every American has a Constitutionally protected right to bear arms and that right is protected by the highest law in the land, the…Read More

5 Things You Should Know About Nevada’s New DUI Law
  • By: Mace J. Yampolsky, Esq.
  • Published: March 8, 2018

A new law—Senate Bill 259—concerning DUI offenses in Nevada will take effect by October 1, 2018. Praised by many, including Mothers Against Drunk Driving, the most defining change of SB259 on current DUI laws is the introduction of ignition interlocks for all first time offenders. With only a few months left before the new law comes into effect, here’s what…Read More

Cannabis, Congress And The Justice Department
  • By: Mace J. Yampolsky, Esq.
  • Published: February 9, 2018

In Nevada, tax revenue from cannabis is projected to be more than $50 million in the first year since legalization took effect on July 1, 2017. The cannabis industry is poised to generate even greater amounts of revenue for the state’s coffers in the not too distant future. “Legalizing marijuana at the federal level could earn the government up to…Read More

What You Should Do If You Are Charged With DUI In Nevada
  • By: Mace J. Yampolsky, Esq.
  • Published: February 2, 2018

The penalties for DUI in Nevada are serious and progressive—with each subsequent offense the consequences are more severe. If you have just been charged with DUI in Nevada, it is time to take the following steps: 1. Hire a DUI attorney in Nevada. Ideally, it is best to hire an attorney before you have been arraigned. However, even if you…Read More

What Does The Law Say The Prosecutor Has To Prove To Get A Burglary Conviction?
  • By: Mace J. Yampolsky, Esq.
  • Published: January 31, 2018

What does the law say the prosecutor has to prove to get a burglary conviction? NRS 205.060 states a person who, by day or night, enters any house, room, apartment, tenement, shop, warehouse, store, mill, barn, stable, outhouse or other building, tent, vessel, vehicle, vehicle trailer, semitrailer or house trailer, airplane, glider, boat or railroad car, with the intent to…Read More

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