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Misdemeanor

Nevada law defines a “misdemeanor” as “every crime punishable by a fine of not more than $1,000 or by imprisonment in a county jail for not more than 6 months.”  NRS 193.120(3).  Some examples of common misdemeanor offenses include traffic offenses, DUI (first and second offenses), domestic violence (first and second offenses), simple ba
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Gross-Misdemeanor

Nevada law defines a “gross misdemeanor” as “every other crime” that is not a misdemeanor or a felony.  NRS 193.120(4).  This means that a “gross misdemeanor” is every crime p
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Felony

Nevada law defines a “felony” as “every crime which may be punished by death or by imprisonment in the state prison.”  NRS 193.120(2).  Some examples of common f
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