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Legal tips, advice on navigating the legal system, industry news and local Las Vegas events.

Prostitution in Las Vegas: What You Need to Know

With an average of 42 million visitors a year, Las Vegas has always been known as a popular destination for tourists. Most people associate the city with casinos, nightlife, and yes, prostitution. Many tourists believe prostitution is legal in Las Vegas when the fact...

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What NOT to do When Pulled Over by The Police

Being pulled over by the police is not an easy experience. When you see the dreaded sight of flashing lights in your rear-view mirror you might get that sinking feeling in your gut, your palms may begin to sweat and your mind races. It is stressful before you even...

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What do Bounty Hunters Do?

Bounty hunting is a profession that's full of stereotypes. The popular show Dog, the Bounty Hunter has helped to perpetuate the image of bounty hunter as a macho, muscular and heavily tattooed character. Movies and novels about bounty hunters are full of car chases,...

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Your Constitutional Right to Bail Bonds

No one comes to Las Vegas expecting to get arrested, but it's a reality for some of the millions of visitors who arrive in the city each month (and some residents, as well). Often, the activity that led to the arrest was a mistake, a poor judgment call at the wrong...

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Nevada Crime Rates & Statistics

National crime rates are on the rise. Law enforcement reports cite gang violence and drugs as just some of the reasons for the increase. Nevada crime rates are above the national average. When considering Nevada crime rates, it is important to consider the fact that...

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Nevada’s Dumbest Laws

When we think of our state laws, we likely think they are created to help protect us. Even laws we do not necessarily like, we usually begrudging admit that it is for our best, or at least someone’s good. However, there really are laws that make no sense in Nevada....

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Who Can Post Bail

According to the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, nearly 43 million people visited Las Vegas in 2016, which was a new record with a 1.5 percent increase from 2015. These millions arrive every year looking to have a fantastic time, so something like getting...

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What Does a Bail Bondsman Do?

Bail bondsmen have been called many things, but people who don’t interact with them, or who have never done their job, don’t really understand what a bail bondsman’s job entails, or how they do it. In case you ever find yourself in need of a bail bondsman’s services...

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Payment Methods at 8-Ball Bail Bonds

Few people have a plan in case they go to jail. But, in high tourist areas like Las Vegas, circumstances can lead to misunderstandings, and you or somebody you love could be arrested. At 8-Ball Bail Bonds, we understand most people aren’t familiar with the Nevada bail...

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Tips On Getting Through Incarceration

No one wants to go to jail, but unfortunately life doesn’t always give us what we want. If you get caught up in a dicey situation, or even if you happen to be in the wrong place at the wrong time, you can find yourself behind bars. You’ll probably be scared, confused,...

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Bail Bonds Terminology and Definitions

Titles Defendant: An individual, organization, company, or institution sued or accused in a court of law. Bond Indemnitor: A co-signer or guarantor who will take responsibility for the defendant's adherence to the bail agreement, especially any required appearances in...

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If You Are Arrested While Visiting Las Vegas

It’s the nightmare you suffer before traveling; falling prey to misconception and finding yourself behind bars in an unfamiliar city. This nightmare usually takes place in a foreign country with a language barrier and unfamiliar cultural customs. Misconceptions,...

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Why Post Bail on Drug Possession Charges

Las Vegas is a city crowded with people from all over the world who come to spend time and have fun in this famous city in Nevada. The fact that “what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas” does not mean that it is impossible to get in trouble. Many residents and locals get...

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What Happens When You Turn Yourself In

Whether it's a slight or serious charge, surrendering to authorities is the first step to working through the legal and judicial system and returning to normal life. While this step is oftentimes the most difficult and highly deliberated, it's the most logical option....

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Why Does Bail Exist?

Even if you’ve never been arrested, you know what bail is. If you are charged with a crime, you can give the court a certain amount of money to be allowed to go free. If you show up to your court date, then you get that money back (even if you’re found guilty). If you...

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Las Vegas New Year’s Safe Ride Programs

Feeling Tipsy? Resources For Getting Home Safe in Las Vegas on New Year’s Eve 2017 Las Vegas police have sobriety checkpoints, extra patrols, roving patrols and other procedures in place on New Year’s to keep the roads safe. Zero Fatalities reports that the cost of a...

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