How can i find out what a typical punishment and fines are for a first time domestic violence charge in NV?

Asked on June 25, 2009 under Criminal Law, Nevada

Answers:

J.M.A., Member in Good Standing of the Connecticut Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 11 years ago | Contributor

I am a lawyer in CT and practice in this area of the law.  In CT you can look at the statute for first time offenders for this charge and it tells you in the statute.  In NV, you can easily do the same.  If you are not sure the exact statute number, then try to google domestic violence or simply call the local criminal court in your town and ask to speak to the public defender's office and ask for the statute or the penalty.  they ususaly know off the top of their head.


IMPORTANT NOTICE: The Answer(s) provided above are for general information only. The attorney providing the answer was not serving as the attorney for the person submitting the question or in any attorney-client relationship with such person. Laws may vary from state to state, and sometimes change. Tiny variations in the facts, or a fact not set forth in a question, often can change a legal outcome or an attorney's conclusion. Although AttorneyPages.com has verified the attorney was admitted to practice law in at least one jurisdiction, he or she may not be authorized to practice law in the jurisdiction referred to in the question, nor is he or she necessarily experienced in the area of the law involved. Unlike the information in the Answer(s) above, upon which you should NOT rely, for personal advice you can rely upon we suggest you retain an attorney to represent you.