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Criminal Defense Law

This page is for people who need legal information and criminal defense assistance regarding alleged crimes or misdemeanors in Las Vegas and Clark County, Nevada. Contact us to discuss your rights.

Jail Info

The Clark County Detention Center is located in downtown Las Vegas. The public entrance and information area to the Detention Center can be found on the west side of Casino Center Blvd between Bridger and Clark Streets. Inmate visiting, posting of bail and other important processes all occur here. There is no public parking at the Detention Center. Public parking is available in the County Parking Structure, 300 S. Casino Center Blvd. just north of the Detention Center.

Bail Info

A bail bond is a guarantee to the court that the defendant will appear in every court appearance that the court directs. Failure to appear before the court might result in bail bonds forfeited and warrants issued. Contact us for more information.

DUI Defense

The legal limits in Nevada are .08 percent blood alcohol level or any detectable amount of a controlled substance. In addition to facing serious charges, your driver license can be revoked and your vehicle may be impounded. Contact us for more information about Driving Under the Influence charges in Las Vegas and Clark County, Nevada.


"Battery" is the willful and unlawful use of force or violence upon the person of another. Generally, if the battery did not involve a weapon (such as a knife or gun) or did not result in permanent physical damage, then the crime may be classified as a misdemeanor. Batteries with weapons or serious injury are felonies. The Clark County District Attorney’s Office, prosecutes all felony cases and any misdemeanor cases that occur outside of the cities of Las Vegas, North Las Vegas, Henderson, Boulder City and Mesquite.

Domestic violence is a violent confrontation that occurs between family members or between people who live together or between people in a dating relationship.

Contact us if you are facing battery or domestic violence charges.

Other Crimes

Contact us if you are facing any criminal charge and need criminal law defense in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Procedure in Criminal Cases