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Title: DV Penalties of Las Vegas


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DV Penalties of Las Vegas
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DV Penalties of Las Vegas - You
Must Know
  • Penalties for domestic violence throughout Nevada
    are rigorous. Indeed, domestic violence
    consequences in Las Vegas are based on a
    minimum-maximum system. And it is harsher based
    on the nature of your Domestic Violence
    wrongdoing, hence hiring a DV lawyer of Las Vegas
    is crucial.
  • For example, the punishments for the first Nevada
    domestic violence crime are not as strict as the
    penalties you can face for a second or third
    Domestic Violence crime. Furthermore, Domestic
    Violence accusation and punishments become
    sterner if your crime involved a weapon,
    strangulation, substantial harm or evidently
    death. Following are penalties for first, second
    and third wrongdoing domestic violence in Nevada

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Misdemeanor First DV offense
within 7 years
  • If you are convicted of domestic violence of
    first offense, then you have to send at least two
    days in prison. The maximum prison term is six
    months. You have to pay a minimum fine of 200
    and a maximum of 1,000 for this offense.
    Furthermore, you have been ordered to complete 48
    to 120 hours of community service.

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Misdemeanor Second DV offense within 7 years
  • A second conviction for domestic violence within
    7 years is a misdemeanor however, all the
    minimum requirements are augmented. In this case,
    the minimum prison punishment is now 10 days but
    the maximum is still six months. Also, the
    minimum fine is 500 but the maximum is still
    1000. An experienced Domestic violence lawyer
    Las Vegas can only help you in reducing the
    charges. The minimum society service hours are
    increased to 100 hours and the maximum is 200
    hours. Along with this, the defendant has to
    complete 12 months of domestic violence
    counseling for this crime.

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Felony Third DV offense within 7 years
  • A third offense for domestic violence within 7
    years is a felony, punishable by a prison
    sentence of 1 to 5 years. In fact, the
    adjudicators cannot defer that condemnation and
    grant the defendant probation. This means you
    have to spend a minimum of one year in prison for
    domestic violence 3rd offense within 7 years.

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Wrapping Up
  • Above are the domestic violence penalties that
    you are aware of. Along with this, the judge can
    also order you to stay away from the victim until
    the case has been closed. Moreover, you can be
    deported unless you are United States citizen and
    more. Hence, if you have been accused of the
    Nevada offense of domestic violence, call Las
    Vegas domestic violence attorney for a free
    consultation. The experienced criminal defense
    lawyers will do everything in order to protect
    your rights. They fight for the favorable
    resolution probable or try to get the charges
    dismissed so your record stays clean.

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