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Questions concerning the laws, criminal justice system, civil court procedures and related topics specific to the state of Nevada.

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Tenant responsibility for smoke detector

Can I replace a broken hardwired smoke detector by myself, or does it need to be done by a certified repairman/electrician to rid myself of liability if something goes wrong? I live in Nevada. Bonus: ...
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Did Las Vegas really ever have such harsh punishments for using/having/selling Cannabis?

In the movie "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas", set in the 1970s, Las Vegas has a big sign saying how possession of marijuana gives you 25 years in prison there (the entire Nevada, I assume?) ...
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Is the local police required to notify suspects of online surveillance in the state of Nevada?

Can the local police execute or facilitate online surveillance, or cell data surveillance, without notifying the subject in the state of Nevada?
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Do security guards have any actual power?

Consider this scenario. You are sitting on a sidewalk by a casino. A security guard issues a warning and then attacks you. They grab you and take you into the casino, becuase they are too lazy to take ...
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Is local government a private entity?

Following up on this question, where it turns out police dont have any real power citizens dont have, isn't local government just a utilities monopoly? Property taxes are enforced with utility ...
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Are security guards actually not allowed to do anything?

Consider a trespassing case, not a robbery or any serious felony which would allow citizens arrest anyway. Are security guards actually allowed to use force? Especially if it's a discriminatory or ...
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Don't police actually have an obligation to arrest in some domestic cases ala NRS 171.137?

The previous answers say police have no duty to arrest. Yet it seems statutes in many states require arrests in some domestic violence cases. For example, in Nevada, NRS 171.137 is entitled, "...
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Assigning intellectual property rights like a provisional patent to oneself while employed

A hypothetical: let's say I am employed in the U.S., and in a field where I am compensated for the results of my ideas or intellectual work, i.e. engineering. Let's say I have a roughly standard ...
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Hypothetical scenario: Crooked cops vs righteous bounty hunters

Let's say a court issues a arrest warrant for a police officer and private bounty hunters apprehend the officer. The police show up and demand the officer be released, start shooting etc. The bounty ...
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Self defense damages

Someone attacks me. I punch them in self defense. During the punch I dislocate my shoulder. Are there civil damages incurred when I injured myself in self defense and got a medical bill?
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Capital gains tax on half a house?

My mother and I jointly own a house in Nevada. It's her primary residence, but not mine. Is there any way to legally avoid paying capital gains tax if the house is sold either because my mother wants ...
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Theft of title to a car

Someone stole my car and fraudulently registered it. She is someone I let borrow the car, who then stole the title. Also, car was registered without insurance. This is all public record. I bought the ...
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Is there any statute of limitations on fraudulent transfers?

Consider this scenario Person A takes out loan then uses it to buy a car unsecured. Person B steals the car and forges the registration. 10 years pass. Statute of limitations on civil theft in nevada ...
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Fraudulent conveyance by deceased

Consider this scenario: Person A has preexisting unsecured loan that they are not paying Person A buys a car for Person B using that debt. The car is of significant value (50k). Person A owns the car ...
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Why is attempted murder punished more harshly than murder?

https://www.shouselaw.com/nevada/attempted-murder.html#2 Attempt murder as a category B felony carries two to twenty (2 - 20) years in state prison. The judge will impose an additional one to twenty (...
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Is missing a single payment on a loan a crime?

Is it a crime to take out a loan with no intention to repay? Take this scenario. Someone misses a single payment on a loan. It was proven that they intended to miss the payment. Does this count as ...
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Stealing through multiple people

Person b steals a car from person a by forging the registration ie a civil manner. Then person c steals the car. How would a civil lawsuit work? Would person a sue b and c at the same time? Or sue ...
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What law is broken when i give out someones ssn?

Say I find someone's ssn. Then I go around sharing it with everyone and all their personal info. Am I committing identity theft? I am not directly using their identity. I am not directly benefiting ...
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How far does someone need to be moved for kidnapping?

A gang invited me to a house, when I arrived they dragged me around the property and beat me up. There are no witnesses on my side but I think it is pretty obvious what happened and I hope the ...
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Recovering property with trespass [duplicate]

Say I land a drone on someones property. Obviously this is trespass but how do I get the drone back? If the property owner refuses to hand it back can I demand him to?
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Evidence needed for damages

A gang beat me up and incurred a $1200 medical bill. Police filed charges but did not arrest. What evidence do I need to file a civil lawsuit over the bill? They probably deleted the door camera ...
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Court order to seize property with negative equity

If I have a money judgement against someone, order their house or car to be seized and the proceeds from the sale are less than the value of loans on that property what happens? Does the creditor ...
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Trespassing to recover stolen property

Say someone steals my car (or whatever). Am I allowed to trespass to retrieve the car? It shouldn't be trespassing if I am defending my property. The other question implies eg a store grabbing a ...
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Where can i find a list of what is considered a serious bodily injury?

What is actually considered a serious bodily injury in assault cases? Examples of words I am looking for are shoulder dislocation, bone fractures (what kind/how many), etc. Where is the list?
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Isn't forging a signature on a car title a crime?

I let someone borrow my car, and the title was in the car. They stole the title and signed it over to themselves and registered the car. Although the police acknowledge a forgery occurred (if this ...
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If buyer dies during car sale

If a buyer dies during a car sale, and the car was already reproted sold to the DMV but not registered, what happens? Does The car registration get unfrozen back to the seller after you inform the ...
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What happens if a vehicle is reported sold and never registered again?

I understand the registration is suspended after x days if the buyer fails to register. But what if they never register, does the registration never get un suspended?
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Suing yourself for conveyance

Imagine this I gave someone a car and want it back (they refuse) I use a shell company to buy my own debt My shell company sues me for conveying the car to conceal it from creditors I settle The ...
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What happens if debtor changes address?

I have an Arizona judgement against someone who ran away to Nevada. How do I domesticate it in Nevada or do I even need to? What evidence, documents etc does the court want to show they moved? I ...
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Can a court order reveal an ssn?

Is there any situation where a court might order someone to reveal their ssn? Has this happened and what justification was given?
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How illegal is drug planting?

Let's say you leave fake drugs in someone's yard. Eg, you expect the police to be dumb enough to believe it and arrest the other person, but if caught, you can show they are obviously fake. What ...
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Is this a major privacy loophole?

Say you want to (illegaly) obtain someone's ssn. You call their employer and impersonate them and ask for the ssn or ask for a 1099 to be mailed which has the ssn. Is this a major loophole to get ...
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Definition of grand theft auto

I order vehicle registration information for a vehicle I don't own, get the address, then mail the title to myself to register it as my own. What crime have I committed? Is it grand theft auto ...
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Pulling debtor credit report without SSN

I have a judgment against a debtor with only their name and date of birth. How do I obtain their credit report? Just write to Experian with a court order? First question- is it legal to do this. ...
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How do I collect on a judgement against a debtor who only deals in cash?

How do I collect on a judgement against a debtor who is all cash? They have no bank account and rent everything or pay other people for things. The only options I can see are: Follow them home ...
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When does trepassing warning expire?

Somebody tells me to not come on their property. When does the warning expire? The statute of limitations is about a year, is that enough?
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Stealing shared title

Here's the situation I bought a car with someone as an OR title. I was supposed to be mailed a title as was she. She took both titles signed the car to herself and took the car. My mail was stolen. ...
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Can you sue if someone uses drugs in your car?

If somebody does something illegal in your car or puts you at legal risk can you sue them? Or am I liable because I have them permission to enter the car?
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Hypothetical terrorism

Let's say I land a drone on someone's roof. They spend $1000 removing it and I buy the drone for $40. I know that technically I could be charged with multiple things, I am asking: Is it likely law ...
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Is it damages to cause someone's premiums to increase?

I bought a car as an "or" title with someone. She signed it over to herself without telling me while I paid the insurance. So I think there are damages there. Additionally, which is what I am asking ...
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MMA Fighter knowingly slays their opponent with a legal hit, is it manslaughter

In an american MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) sanctioned match, one fighter executes a newly created technique, we'll call it the "five-point palm exploding heart technique" upon their opponent. Said ...
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Never received renewed lease from landlord, can I still live in my apartment?

I live in Nevada and my lease agreement for my apartment ends today (Aug 31). In July, I verbally agreed to renew my lease for 6 months with the management company (landlord). I was told they would ...
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Creating a LLC in Delaware when I am in California?

If I live/work in California can I create an LLC in Delaware (or possibly Nevada)? I've read that it's much cheaper and overall a better idea to have an LLC in Delaware. But I don't live out there, ...
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Married when joint tenancy right of survivorship signed, now divorced

We divorced on paper and continued to live together in our joint tenancy right of survivorship titled home. No mortgage - one party paid off the house by a substantial amount while the other party ...
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What are some possible law suits or civil actions the Las Vegas shooting victims could take?

I assume that many, if not all of the businesses, corporations and individuals who were operating and supplying services at the time of the Las Vegas Strip shootings (Wikipedia) - such as hotels, ...
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Must a partnership agreement contain 754 provisions in order to make a 754 election?

I am a limited partner in a nearly 40 year old limited partnership agreement governed by the laws of the state of Nevada. The partnership agreement is silent with respect to 754 elections. Can this ...
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How can the Nevada State Athletic Commission enforce the fines they give?

How can the Nevada State Athletic Commission enforce the fines they sometimes give to athletes? I.e., if an athlete refuses to pay their fine (example), what can the Nevada State Athletic Commission ...
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Roommate got a dog, but lease said no pets, now what?

My roommate's boyfriend's dog is living in our shared apartment. She has essentially adopted it. Our lease that I signed said no pets. My landlord found out about the dog and let her keep it. Neither ...
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When does a boyfriend or girlfriend become a tenant?

My roommate's boyfriend spends more nights here at our shared apartment than I do. His dog is here full time in violation of the lease that says no pets. He has the key code and comes and goes as he ...
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Can my husband get arrested if I don't attend court with him? [closed]

My spouse got arrested for domestic violence because someone else called the cops on him for me, however I did not press charges. Now he's got to go back to Vegas. We reside in California but I can't ...