Assault Defense Attorneys Las Vegas
The city of Las Vegas has seen a higher-than-average rate of violent crimes nearly every year for over a decade as shown in statistics provided by City-Data.com. These crimes include assault, weapon offenses, murder, rape, robbery, sexual assault, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, and arson, which only begin to scratch the surface of the charges filed in Las Vegas every year. Violent crimes are those involving the threat or infliction of bodily injury to a victim. Therefore, violent crimes can include anything from assault and battery to manslaughter, DUI with injury, or domestic violence. Conviction of any such crime could result in jail time and high fines, or even a prison sentence, so don’t take chances. Contact our Las Vegas violent crime defense lawyers right away if you have been arrested for a violent crime in Las Vegas. Our founding attorney is a former Clark County Chief Deputy District Attorney and can strengthen your defense based on knowledge of both sides of the criminal process.
The Las Vegas violent crime defense lawyers at our firm serve all of Clark County, Nevada: Las Vegas, Henderson, University of Las Vegas campus, Primm, Laughlin & Sloan, NV.
Nevada Assault & Battery Laws
Assault and battery laws in Nevada are defined under NRS200-471. Also, assault and or battery are two of the most common violent crimes committed in Clark County, Nevada. This includes Las Vegas and surrounding areas such as Henderson and Laughlin. These charges can be either misdemeanors or felonies depending on the events leading up to the assault, whether or not alcohol or drugs were involved, prior arrest and criminal record, etc. Being on parole or probation will also compound the charges and penalties you face. Do not go through this alone. Let our Las Vegas assault defense attorneys help you.
Contact Our Las Vegas Violent Crime Defense Lawyers
Our Las Vegas violent crime defense lawyers have been practicing law for more than 16 years in the Clark County area and can provide the aggressive and competent defense that you need. Without the assistance of a skilled lawyer, you could face a conviction and extensive time in jail or prison. Fight your charges today by hiring a Las Vegas criminal defense attorney to handle your case. Our Las Vegas assault defense attorneys handle every case themselves so that you can have confidence in the quality of your defense. Call now or fill out our online case evaluation form to contact a lawyer who can help.