Nevada Criminal Laws

Welcome to FindLaw's section covering the criminal laws of Nevada, with helpful (and legalese-free) explanations of various criminal statutes enforced in the Silver State. This section covers a variety of crimes in Nevada, including the state's relatively liberal marijuana laws, and how they relate to federal law; prohibitions on white-collar crimes such as identity theft and the perpetration of pyramid schemes; violent crimes such as murder, child abuse, and sexual assault; and more commonly committed crimes such as DUI and credit card fraud. In addition, you'll find information about how to file for a protective order in Nevada. Click on a link below to learn more about Nevada's criminal laws.

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