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Battery/Domestic Violence

Battery and Domestic Violence charges can be the most disruptive, difficult charges to fight. These charges can result in restraining orders, marital & domestic violence counseling, anger management courses, and jail time—even when the so-called victim chooses not to press charges. In the State of Nevada, once the police have charged an individual with domestic violence, the state prosecutors will go forward with the charges in nearly all cases.

A conviction for any type of domestic violence charge can have a devastating effect on your employment opportunities, your family law case, and many other aspects of your life, especially if you are faced with incarceration in a county jail, city jail, or state prison. A first time conviction requires a minimum of 2 days to 6 months in jail, a completion of six months of domestic violence/battery counseling, 48 hours community service, and a large fine. A conviction will also stay on your record for 7 years. Penalties increase severely with a 2nd or 3rd charge. It is possible to get a conviction on a false allegation of domestic violence if you do not fight the charges with an experienced attorney, which is why it is important to contact Criminal Defense Lawyer Mark Coburn to discuss your case.

Many battery domestic violence cases arise out of arguments between partners over impending divorces, relationship break-ups, child custody matters, infidelities, or other domestic issues. In some cases, false allegations are made out of anger, resentment, jealousy, or revenge. Because of the emotionally-charged nature of domestic violence cases, you need an attorney who will present your side of the story, defend your rights, and work to ensure that you are treated fairly.

As a Criminal Defense Lawyer with extensive experience in battery domestic violence cases, Mark Coburn is successful in raising strong defenses designed to achieve the most positive outcomes available for his clients. Mr. Coburn takes the time to understand the dynamics of each individual’s case and makes himself available to speak with clients so that they feel comfortable with the legal procedure. Call our Law Office today to discuss your case so we can fight to keep your record clean and keep you out of jail.

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Drug Charge in Las Vegas, Nevada

Many people falsely believe Nevada is lenient when it comes to the prosecution of drug crimes. The fact remains that Nevada has some of the toughest laws in the country when it comes to drug possession. Those laws are strictly enforced throughout Clark County and the greater Las Vegas area.

In Nevada, a drug charge is a serious offense that can have great consequences ranging from huge fines to years in jail. It is important to get a Drug Charge off your record because it may make it difficult to find employment in the future considering these charges stay on your record for a long period of time. If a person has been charged with possession of an illegal drug, it is imperative that he or she contact an experienced Las Vegas drug possession attorney to discuss available legal options.

Definition of Possession in Nevada

Possession is defined as having custody of an illegal classified drug such as cocaine, marijuana, methamphetamine “crystal meth”, MDMA “ecstasy”, heroin, prescription pills, or any other illegal controlled substances. In some areas, individuals can also be arrested for possession just for being around someone else using these types of drugs.

Individuals can also be charged with possession if they are found with drug paraphernalia.

It is important to contact a Las Vegas Drug Charge Attorney immediately if you are charged with possession of a controlled substance. You need to take quick action to make sure you avoid the potential consequences of a Drug Charge conviction.

Defenses to Drug Charges

Attorney Mark Coburn successfully fights Criminal Drug Cases and exceedingly demonstrates his clients’ innocence. Mark Coburn can also negotiate plea bargains, reduced drug charges, or have your charges dropped all together. Different circumstances and facts determine the best defense for a drug charge case. If you have been charged with a drug offense, you should contact our office immediately so we can start building your defense against your drug charges and fight for your rights to keep your record clean.

Other areas of Criminal Defense that we handle:

Theft/Petty Larceny

Solicitation for Prostitution


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