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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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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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Can I cover the sports logo on a license plate?

I’m getting my car registered, and I’d like a black license plate to match the paint. Nevada has a Las Vegas Raiders License plate that is black, but it has the Raiders' logo. Would it be legal to ...
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How can casinos take "extrajudicial" measures against card counters?

"Cardcounting" is technically legal, but frowned upon by casinos, because it violates the "unwritten law" that casinos are supposed to come out ahead. When card counters are caught, casinos can expel ...
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DUI question with keyless ignition

I am aware you can get a DUI just sitting impaired in a car with keys in ignition. I have a car with a keyless ignition. I was wondering what the standard for DUI is in this type of car. I do not ...
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Who is liable, the franchise owner or franchising company?

Suppose a car was damaged by a body shop (or similar shop) and the shop refused to cover the cost of repair. (Assume the damage done is not related to work performed. For example, engine is damaged ...
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name rank and serial... against the police?

People who have been in the military will know that if they are interned as combatants and questioned, all they have to answer is their name, rank, and serial number. So for example, if Private Paula ...
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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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What access rights do I have as a patented mine owner?

I recently purchased a historic patented mine. There is an extensive tunnel network but some of the tunnels leading to my property have entrances off my property on National Forest land. There used to ...
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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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Can a Home-Owner Association's Manager place a lien on property?

Scenario: HOA Property Management in Las Vegas, NV vs me over unpaid monthly dues. I wasn't aware that my HOA had changed its Payment P.O. Box a few months ago and hence, my automated monthly ...
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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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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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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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Can an Association or Society Be Formed as a For-Profit Company?

I'm part of a group of three people who have worked for a while in a specific business niche. We pooled our knowledge and contacts and realized that a lot of businesses could benefit from the ...
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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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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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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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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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Reviving an expired corporation

Is there a procedure that allows the reviving of an expired LLC in Nevada? The company in question expired over a year ago after the required annual documents were not filed.
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Collecting judgement against a company

So in a situation where a person wins small claims court against a company, what are the steps in collecting judgement if the company doesn't want to pay? I've researched placing a lien or garnishing ...
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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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Is there a case to be pursued for a non-domesticated bank account attachment?

I'm going to try and be as brief as possible because I just want to get an idea if there is something to pursue here as a case: I had old community debts from my marriage in CA; one of those debts ...
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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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How to protect against claims of joint corporate ownership during a divorce?

I am (happily!) married. But I am also a software engineer, and as such, try to consider every possible path of events ahead of time. I am about to start a Nevada-based LLC, although the company will ...
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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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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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How does Nevada interpret third-party beneficiary rights for warranties?

According to my old business law textbook, the UCC presents three ways to interpret the rights of third-party beneficiaries of warranties: The seller's warranties extend to the buyer's household ...
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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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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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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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State tax domestication

With any judgement the judgement has to be domesticated in the jurisdiction you are trying to enforce it in. So for example, I owe taxes in California. Now, California has a levy on my account, in a ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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