Nevada Flash Flood Safety Tips
Nevada’s Flash Flood Geography Why Nevada’s desert landscape is prone to flash floods Flash floods in deserts? Sounds paradoxical, right? But when you delve deeper into Nevada’s unique geographical makeup, the puzzle pieces start to fit together. Nevada, primarily an arid desert region, receives infrequent but intense rainfall, especially during the monsoon season. The desert […]Read more
Most Dangerous Days For Traveling in Nevada
Travel Risks in Nevada Factors Contributing to Dangerous Travel Days The allure of Nevada’s vast deserts, bright city lights, and panoramic views often overshadows a crucial aspect for travelers: understanding the risks associated with their journey. Several factors contribute to making certain days riskier than others for travel within the state. For starters, the influx […]Read more
The Five Types Of Driving Impairment In Nevada Car Crashes
Driving Impairments in Nevada Nevada’s vast expanse of highways and roads are as diverse as its residents. From bustling Las Vegas boulevards to serene desert roads, each turn in the Silver State offers a unique driving experience. Yet, this diversity also means various challenges, with driving impairments leading the charge. Being aware of these impairments […]Read more
Living Near Area 51: What Nevadians Need to Know
What is Area 51? Area 51, often shrouded in mystery and intrigue, is a top-secret U.S. Air Force facility situated within the Nevada Test and Training Range. Officially, it’s a remote detachment of Edwards Air Force Base. The facility has been the center of numerous conspiracy theories, most famously those involving UFOs and extraterrestrial life. […]Read more
How to Request an Accident Report in Nevada
Accident Reports in Nevada What is an accident report in Nevada? An accident report in Nevada, commonly referred to as a “traffic crash report,” is a document that provides a detailed record of an auto accident involving one or more vehicles. Typically prepared by a law enforcement officer, it offers a comprehensive view of what […]Read more
Is Nevada a no-fault state?
Nevada’s Insurance Laws Nevada, with its scenic drives and bustling cities, has a rich tapestry of roads and highways frequented by drivers. If you’re one of them or planning to be, understanding the state’s car insurance laws is paramount. Whether you’re a newbie or just need a refresher, this section will guide you through the […]Read more
Nevada Good Samaritan Law
Introduction to Nevada Good Samaritan Law In the bustling streets and vast landscapes of Nevada, accidents and emergencies are bound to happen. When they do, there are often brave individuals who step up to the plate, not because they have to, but because it’s the right thing to do. Nevada recognizes and values these acts […]Read more
15 Odd Nevada Laws
Nevada, often known as the Silver State, boasts a vibrant history that has seen it evolve from a mining hub to the entertainment capital of the world. Sprouting from its early days as a Spanish territory, it witnessed the comings and goings of pioneers, miners, ranchers, and eventually, entertainers. Each group brought with it a […]Read more
Human Trafficking Laws: Nevada’s Efforts to Combat Modern Slavery
What is human trafficking and its global implications? Human trafficking. Those words alone send a shiver down the spine. A reprehensible crime that, unfortunately, exists even today. But what is it exactly? At its core, human trafficking is the act of recruiting, transporting, transferring, harboring, or receiving people through force, fraud, or coercion for the […]Read more
Medical Malpractice Claims in Nevada
Introduction to Medical Malpractice in Nevada When we visit a healthcare professional, we entrust them with our well-being, hoping to receive accurate diagnoses and effective treatments. But what happens when this trust is breached due to negligence, leading to harm or trauma? This is where medical malpractice claims come into play, especially in the state […]Read more
Protecting Nevada’s Wildlife: Laws on Endangered Species and Habitats
Introduction to Nevada’s Wildlife Conservation Nevada, a state famed for its dazzling lights and bustling cities, has a wilder, more pristine side that often goes unnoticed. Nestled amidst its vast deserts and mountain ranges, the state’s wildlife and their habitats are as diverse as they are magnificent. But, like many places across the globe, the […]Read more
The Role of Digital Wills in Nevada: Are They Valid?
The state of Nevada, renowned for its vibrant nightlife and scenic desert landscapes, is also at the forefront of modern legal developments. Yes, Nevada has now embraced the use of electronic wills, acknowledging digital execution methods as having legal standing. As technology rapidly integrates into every aspect of our lives, it’s no surprise that the […]Read more
Overpayment of Unemployment Benefits: What to do?
You may or may not be awarded with unemployment benefits, when you lose your job at no fault of your own. These unemployment benefits will be here to help you pay your bills such as your rent/mortgage, utilities, and food while you are trying to locate your next job. Once you get your next job […]Read more
Protect Your Money: Nevada Rental Laws Security Deposit
If you are currently renting in the state of Nevada, you more than likely had to give a security deposit to your landlord upon moving into your new home. Did you know just like every other state that Nevada has their own security deposit rules that you and your landlord must follow? Today we are […]Read more
Fair to All: Housing Discrimination and Retaliation Laws in Nevada
When you are a tenant in Nevada, your landlord cannot discriminate, harass, or even retaliate against you. Did you know that housing discrimination alone is against Nevada and even federal law? Yes, there are laws out there that prohibit a landlord from discriminating against you based on your: Race Gender Identity Color Sexual Orientation National […]Read more
Nevada Unemployment Appeal Process Full Guide
If you got a letter in the mail that the Nevada Department of Employment, Training, and Rehabilitation that your unemployment benefits were denied, it is not the end of the world. Just like every other state in the United States, Nevada will give you the right to appeal your denial. Then if your appeal is […]Read more
Need Food? How to Apply for Nevada Food Stamps?
If you find yourself scrounging up enough money to try and feed your family, or do not have the money at all. It may be time to think about applying for the food stamps in Nevada or apply for SNAP benefits. Here’s everything you will need to know before you apply when you apply and […]Read more
Breaking Your Lease in Nevada: How To Do It Properly
Most tenants who sign a lease for their rental unit or apartment typically plan to stay for the entire lease, which typically is just 12 months. However, there are certain situations that may require you to break your lease such as moving closer to your elderly parent, relocating for a new job, or moving in […]Read more
What are Your Renters Rights in Nevada Against Rental Increases?
Over the last few years, there has been a huge increase of new businesses and even new residents in the Sparks/Reno area. With this increase, landlords are fixing up their rental properties which is hastily driving up property taxes and property values. This is leading to higher rental prices for these new and improved rental units. […]Read more
Your Guide to Understanding Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
The Temporary Assistance for Needy Families or TANF for short was put in place to help families in need. The Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program is to help families get back on their feet and become self-sufficient. The Temporary Assistance for Needy Families programs will include the following: Assistance for families with children Encouraging […]Read more
How to Get Guardianship of a Child in Nevada
If you believe caring for your relative, typically a child for more than the next few weeks, you will want to start gaining some sort of legal binding. This will help you provide a stable environment while also protecting the child in question. However, this will also help you in the long run as you […]Read more
What is Wrongful Termination and Retaliation in Nevada?
When it comes to your employer terminating you, you should know that you cannot get fired over discriminatory reasons such as the following: Age Disability Gender Genetic Information Race Religion Discrimination in the workplace is illegal under Nevada state laws and federal law, even if you are in an “at-will” employment state. Yet, what many […]Read more
Medicare in Nevada: Supplement Plans
Last year in 2018, nearly 498,000 Nevada residents received some sort of Medicare coverage, which was reported by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Where Can I Apply for Medicare? For majority of individuals enrolling in the Medicare Part A is typically automatic when you turn 65 unless you delay your Social Security Retirement […]Read more
12 Things You Should Know About Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS)
If you are dealing with issues with the IRS, this can be such a frustrating, stressful, and isolating time for you. You may not know how to navigate all the mumble-jumble tax talk that the IRS is spilling out to you. You may go as far as feel like you need someone who is expert […]Read more
4 Types of Guardianships in Nevada
Can’t decide on what type of guardianship you will need for your situation? If you are currently residing in Nevada, all guardianship cases will be required to go through the courts by Nevada laws for it to be legal. Guardianship cases are not just about children, they can be about adults, and even estates as […]Read more
Pest Be Gone! How to Stop Collection Calls?
At one time or another, we have received those pesky, pesky, and annoying calls from debt collectors. They can be one of the most annoying types of calls to the point where you think about changing your numbers to end contact with them. However, what most people do not know there is a better way […]Read more
Tax Concerns for Working Nevada Families
When you are counting your every penny to support your family, that typically means every penny matter. But, when it comes to tax time, that can either be a good time of the year because you get a wealthy tax refund, or that could mean a devastating time of the year because you owe Uncle […]Read more
What are the Requirements for Filing a Divorce in Nevada?
If you are getting a divorce in Nevada, you will be happy to know that it is pretty much straightforward procedure. However, to ensure that your divorce runs as smoothly as possible, you will want to ensure that you are complying with all of Nevada’s requirements and state rules. Today, we are going to go […]Read more
What is the Taxpayer Bill of Rights?
Did you know as a taxpayer you have a set of rights? You didn’t? Not many people do. As a taxpayer, you will have a set of rights that you should ALWAYS be aware of when you are communicating or even having to deal with the IRS. Now, that you know that there are rights […]Read more
Being Served with Divorce Papers? Now What?
Whether you saw this coming or you had no idea, getting served with your divorce papers is a stressful and sometimes highly emotional situation. You have just concluded that your marriage is completely over, if you like it or not. You now must figure out how to respond to these divorce papers for your wife […]Read more