Recreational use of marijuana is legal in Nevada and seven other states. In this state that means anyone may possess up to one ounce of marijuana, one-eighth ounce of concentrate, and paraphernalia for smoking. However, there are still marijuana arrests in the state. Knowing the law can allow Nevadans to avoid an arrest and a subsequent conviction for marijuana use or possession.
In most situations, workers who are injured on the job in Nevada have the right to workers' compensation to pay for their injuries. However, laws govern the reporting of these injuries and coverage.
Nevada family law addresses many issues associated with ending a marriage. Any married spouse who has been a resident and present in this state and who intends to stay indefinitely or has no immediate plans to move to another state may divorce.
Depending on the circumstances and the determination of a court, alimony (or spousal support) may be awarded to you as a result of a divorce. This support provides critical financial help to those who need it after a divorce upends their normal life. When it is awarded, alimony must be diligently tracked by both of the parties involved, because spousal support can have serious implications going forward.
In Nevada, criminal defense representation helps assure that an accused individual receives due process while facing the possibility of incarceration. However, defendants and even law-abiding citizens may also face other serious consequences such as government seizure of their property.