Author Archives: Brian J. Smith

Hiring A Domestic Violence Attorney: What You Need To Know

When faced with domestic violence accusations, hiring a domestic violence attorney can help mitigate the stress and legal ramifications that are sure to arise. Here are a few key points to consider when hiring a domestic violence attorney: Once law … Continue reading

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Pulled Over For A DUI? Here’s What To Do

From the moment a police officer pulls you over on a suspected DUI charge, you are under their scrutiny. What you say and do after stopping your car will all affect the outcome of your DUI process. Pulled over for … Continue reading

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Brian J. Smith, Las Vegas Criminal Defense Attorney, Nominated For Award

Brian J. Smith, a Las Vegas Criminal Defense Attorney, has been nominated by city locals for MyVegas Magazine’s Reader’s Choice Awards! The awards, which are held every year, are run by magazine officials and allow Las Vegas residents are able … Continue reading

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Criminal Defense Advice: What Happens When You’re Arrested?

How does a criminal defense case get filed? After being arrested, a prosecutor will read the police report detailing the circumstances of your arrest and will determine whether you should be charged with a crime. Sometimes, the prosecutor may seek … Continue reading

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Criminal Defense Definition: What is the “right to a speedy trial”?

Whether you’ve been in court yourself or have watched a TV court drama, you may have heard “right to a speedy trial” before. The phrase is a reference to the Speedy Trial Clause of the Sixth Amendment, which states that … Continue reading

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The Most Effective Ways to Handle Being Accused of a Crime

The purpose of this article is to provide valuable tips for the defendants who are accused of a crime. Readers will learn how to avoid some of the most common legal mistakes. Liberty: How to Deal With Being Accused of … Continue reading

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Defending Against Drug Possession Charges in Nevada

When a person has been charged with possessing drugs in either state or federal court, there are several possible defenses to the allegations depending on the facts of the case. Drug Possession Defenses in State and Federal Court When you … Continue reading

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Understanding the Laws Surrounding Embezzlement Charges

Understanding the penalties and laws associated with being convicted of embezzlement can help your case when trying to achieve the best outcome. Laws and Penalties for Embezzlement Charges Embezzlement is a serious crime that you can be charged with even … Continue reading

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Understanding The Statute Of Limitations For Criminal Acts

The Statute of Limitations is a very important law concerning criminal cases. Every crime has a specific time period in which the offender can be legally charged. Protecting Your Rights When Accused of a Crime When you have been accused … Continue reading

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3 Reasons You Might Need a Criminal Defense Lawyer

A criminal defense lawyer’s services aren’t just for criminals, they’re for everyone. When you need a defense lawyer’s services, it pays to work with a reputable one. 3 Times You Need a Criminal Defense Lawyer Pop culture is over-saturated with … Continue reading

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