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Vehicular Manslaughter

Vehicular Manslaughter

Vehicular Manslaughter is the legal term for an unintentional, criminal homicide that occurs as a result of operating a motor vehicle. Vehicular manslaughter can be charged as either voluntary or involuntary. Vehicular manslaughter charges may apply to someone who...

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How To Fight Termination Of Parental Rights

How To Fight Termination Of Parental Rights

Termination Of Parental Rights Nevada A parent's worst nightmare is to lose their children. Parental rights can be terminated in several ways, but one of the most common is when a child has been neglected or abused by their parent. "A parent will lose their parental...

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What Is Capital Murder?

What Is Capital Murder?

Capital murder is often the most serious charge that can be filed against a defendant. It typically carries life in prison without parole or the death penalty as punishment. Capital murder is a crime in which the perpetrator commits an act that results in death and...

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Is Incest Legal In Nevada?

Is Incest Legal In Nevada?

The "Incest" Laws In Nevada (NRS 201.180) Is Incest Legal In Nevada? Similar to sexual assault crimes in Nevada, incest is regarded as a very serious sex crime in Nevada. The penalties often involve many years behind bars, hefty fines, and a disgraceful criminal...

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Case Management Conferences And Temporary Orders

Case Management Conferences And Temporary Orders

Learn About Case Management Conferences Imagine going through the nasty process of a contested divorce where it's up to a judge who gets your property, decides on alimony and debts, and also makes the call about who gets custody of your kids. Any contested divorce,...

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What Is Marital Waste?

What Is Marital Waste?

Wasteful Dissipation of Marital Assets in Nevada When couples are going through the process of getting a divorce, there is often anger and resentment between them. This anger and resentment can often arise when one spouse is being financially irresponsible and...

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Malicious Mischief

Malicious Mischief

Understanding Malicious Mischief In Las Vegas Malicious Mischief In United States Crimes There are times when partaking in mischief can lead to criminal charges. In the United States, there are times when malicious mischief has the ability to fall under specific...

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Deviating from Nevada’s Child Support Formula

Deviating from Nevada’s Child Support Formula

Deviating From The Child Support Formula In Nevada Deviating from Nevada’s Child Support Formula In the state of Nevada, a statutory formula prescribes the amount of child support that either parent is required to pay. "Statutory" refers to a law that Nevada's state...

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Las Vegas Military Divorce

Las Vegas Military Divorce

Military Divorce In Las Vegas, Nevada If you are planning to end your marriage, and you are a military service member, it is important to secure the services of an experienced legal advocate. Las Vegas lawyer Douglas Crawford has spent more than three decades...

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Grounds For Full Custody Of Child

Grounds For Full Custody Of Child

Understanding Why Mothers Are No Longer Guaranteed Custody - And What It Means To You Grounds For Full Custody Of Child Grounds For Full Custody Of Child Not too long ago, the courts and the divorce lawyers believed that custody of the children belonged to the...

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What is Manslaughter?

What is Manslaughter?

Las Vegas Manslaughter The Nevada Revised Statutes clearly define manslaughter: NRS 200.040 Manslaughter is the unlawful killing of a human being, without malice express or implied, and without any mixture of deliberation. Typically, manslaughter is voluntary, in the...

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Child Support Calculations

Child Support Calculations

Calculating Nevada Child Support If you or any acquaintance of yours in southern Nevada—Las Vegas, Henderson, Boulder City, or Mesquite—needs assistance with Child Support Calculations, you need to reach out for the best legal assistance immediately. You need to hire...

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Douglas Crawford Celebrates 35 Years of Practicing Law

Douglas Crawford Celebrates 35 Years of Practicing Law

The end of September marks the thirty-fifth anniversary of Attorney, Douglas C. Crawford’s admission to the State Bar of Nevada. Over the course of his long and distinguished legal career, Mr. Crawford has represented thousands of Nevadans in civil, domestic and...

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How To File For A Divorce

How To File For A Divorce

How To File For A Divorce in Las Vegas If you or any acquaintance of yours in southern Nevada—Las Vegas, Henderson, Boulder City, or Mesquite—needs assistance with How to File for a Divorce, you need to reach out for the best legal assistance immediately. Ending a...

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How To Be A Good Co-parent

How To Be A Good Co-parent

Be A Good Co-parent If you or any acquaintance of yours in southern Nevada—Las Vegas, Henderson, Boulder City, or Mesquite—needs assistance with How to Be a Good Co-Parent, you can do more than simply search the Internet. You can feel free to reach out for solid legal...

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Drug Crimes (Possession/Sale/Distribution)

Drug Crimes (Possession/Sale/Distribution)

Drug Crimes in Nevada If you or anyone you know in the southern Nevada area—Las Vegas, Henderson, Boulder City, Mesquite—have been involved or accused of involvement in a drug crimes, you need to reach out for legal assistance immediately. You need to hire a Drug...

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No Fault Divorce

No Fault Divorce

No Fault Divorce in Las Vegas If you or any acquaintance of yours in southern Nevada—Las Vegas, Henderson, Boulder City, or Mesquite—needs assistance with a No-Fault divorce, reach out for legal assistance now. Ending a marriage can be complex and you need to ensure...

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Should You File First In A Divorce?

Should You File First In A Divorce?

Nevada Divorce Attorney If you live in southern Nevada—Las Vegas, Henderson, Boulder City, and Mesquite—you’re thinking about Divorce and wondering if you Should File First, it’s essential you get the best legal help you can. Should you file first in a divorce Should...

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What Happens During A Probation Revocation Hearing?

What Happens During A Probation Revocation Hearing?

What Happens During A Probation Revocation Hearing in Nevada? If you live in southern Nevada—Las Vegas, Henderson, Boulder City, or Mesquite—and you or anyone you know have questions about what happens during a Probation Revocation hearing, commonly called Parole, you...

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Robbery

Robbery

Robbery in Las Vegas Robbery in Las Vegas If you or anyone you know in southern Nevada—Las Vegas, Henderson, Boulder City, or Mesquite—have been involved in or charged with the crime of Robbery, you need the best legal representation you can get to help you. You need...

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LGBTQ DIVORCE

LGBTQ DIVORCE

LGBTQ Divorce in Las Vegas LGBTQ Divorce I’m proud to live in a state that celebrates diversity and inclusiveness. Since 2014 Nevada has recognized same-sex unions as legal. Protecting and maintaining the civil rights of all our citizens is one of our proudest...

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What To Expect During Your Personal Injury Case

What To Expect During Your Personal Injury Case

What to Expect During Your Personal Injury Case If you’ve been injured, you may not realize it, but the clock on your case is already ticking. You need to reach out to an attorney as soon as possible to make sure your case gets the complete attention it needs, whether...

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Clark County Jail

Clark County Jail

What To Expect When You Are in The Clark County Detention Center If you or anyone you know in southern Nevada—Las Vegas, Henderson, Boulder City, or Mesquite—needs assistance with How to Get Help If You’re in a Clark County Jail, you need to reach out for solid legal...

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Las Vegas Checkpoints

Las Vegas Checkpoints

DUI Checkpoints in Las Vegas If you or any acquaintance of yours in southern Nevada—Las Vegas, Henderson, Boulder City, or Mesquite—gets in trouble at a Nevada DUI checkpoint, I urge you to reach out for legal assistance now. Navigating the DUI process can be complex...

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Is Prostitution Legal in Las Vegas, Nevada?

Is Prostitution Legal in Las Vegas, Nevada?

Is Prostitution Legal in Las Vegas?  Douglas Crawford Law Explains Is Prostitution Legal in Las Vegas The Nevada Revised Statutes (NRS) cover the subject of Prostitution comprehensively, both legal and not. Many visitors to Nevada—Las Vegas especially—do not clearly...

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Shout Out To Sgt. Christopher Curtis (Ret.) of LVMPD

Shout Out To Sgt. Christopher Curtis (Ret.) of LVMPD

Big shout out to my dear friend Sgt. Christopher Curtis (Ret.) of LVMPD! He just published his 3rd book and it’s dynamite. Chock full of cop wisdom and gritty stories from the streets of sin city! Plus, I got to write a blurb! Go to Amazon and buy it now. Fun read!

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We take the well-being of your children seriously

We take the well-being of your children seriously

"At Douglas Crawford Law we take the well-being of your children seriously.  And Personally!  There is no greater reward in the practice of law than assuring that an innocent, defenseless child is placed in the right home and will live a secure and happy life.  It is...

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Channel 13 News Opinion

Channel 13 News wanted my legal opinion on Republic Services actions on filing liens on a homeowner.  Watch this video to hear my thought! https://www.ktnv.com/news/investigations/vegas-pastors-patience-tested-by-surprise-3k-trash-bill

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Clark County Gambling Court

Clark County Gambling Court

Clark County Gambling Court Douglas Crawford was interviewed regarding the new Clark County Gambling Court which making headlines across the country! Check out the full news story here Click if you want to learn about the Victim of Sex Crimes and hire a Las Vegas...

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Division of Premarital Assets During Divorce

Division of Premarital Assets During Divorce

UNDERSTANDING THE DIVISION OF PREMARITAL ASSETS DURING DIVORCE The division of premarital assets during divorce is a concern for many. Often times, clients will wonder if they're entitled to any of the equity in the home, even though their spouse purchased the home...

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How Social Media Can Affect Your Case

How Social Media Can Affect Your Case

UNDERSTANDING HOW SOCIAL MEDIA CAN AFFECT YOUR CASE Most of us live in a social media world. Somewhere in the vicinity of 70% of Americans have at least one social media platform. As fun as seeing photographs of friends and family and debating issues of the moment can...

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Document Your Legal Case

Document Your Legal Case

DOCUMENT YOUR LEGAL CASE TO HELP GET THE MOST FAVORABLE OUTCOME Legal Case Technology helps make our lives a little easier and streamlined. Who would give up the convenience our smartphones and watches have added to our lives? Benefits include staying in touch with...

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Drug Crime Defense in Las Vegas

Drug Crime Defense in Las Vegas

DRUG CRIME DEFENSE IN LAS VEGAS REQUIRES AN EXPERIENCED ATTORNEY We all know America has a drug problem. Living in southern Nevada, a party center of the world, drugs are prevalent across our valley. Unfortunately, many southern Nevadans get swept into the drug...

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Relocation of Children in Las Vegas

Relocation of Children in Las Vegas

RELOCATION OF CHILDREN IN LAS VEGAS THROUGH THE COURT Relocation of Children in Las Vegas can be a very complex issue in the Nevada court system. You should retain counsel if you have this as an issue due to the complexity of these cases. Family is an essential part...

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Are You a Victim of Sex Crimes?

Are You a Victim of Sex Crimes?

Sex Crimes in Las Vegas Sex Crimes We live in a sexual world. By and large, most relations between any mix of partners is consensual. Unfortunately, and especially as the #metoo movement has shown us, that is not always the case. Nevada’s rate for rape and sexual...

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Las Vegas Criminal Defense Case Makes Headlines

Las Vegas Criminal Defense Case Makes Headlines

DOUGLAS CRAWFORD LAW'S LATEST CRIMINAL DEFENSE CASE MAKES HEADLINES Las Vegas Criminal Defense Case Click if you want to read the full story of the Las Vegas Criminal Defense Case. Douglas Crawford is representing Michael Logan, who has been charged in connection with...

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This Could Save Your Marriage

This Could Save Your Marriage

Are You Considering Legal Separation in Nevada Legal Separation in Las Vegas can be a scary idea! In our complex and ever-changing world, our personal and business lives can go through challenging times. For example, if your marriage is in crisis you might be better...

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Has Your Ex Turned Your Child Against You?

Has Your Ex Turned Your Child Against You?

Parental Alienation Syndrome in Nevada Have You Been Alienated? Parental Alienation Syndrome (PAS), introduced by Dr. Richard Gardner in 1985, can severely impact your life if you are in separation or divorce proceedings and have children’s custody to consider. We all...

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Child Custody Modification in Las Vegas

Child Custody Modification in Las Vegas

Child Custody Modification Child Custody Modification in Las Vegas The only true constant in life is change. That’s not just a cliché, it’s how the world works. And if you have children and you have a custody agreement, your life changes just as every day your...

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Were You Hurt in a Motorcycle Accident?

Were You Hurt in a Motorcycle Accident?

Las Vegas Motorcycle Accident We all know southern Nevada roads can be dangerous—there’s nothing worse than getting stuck on the 15 or 215 because of an accident. Insurance rates in the Las Vegas area consistently rank in the top third of American urban centers. Rates...

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Are You Getting the Child Support You Deserve?

Are You Getting the Child Support You Deserve?

Child Support in Las Vegas Getting the Child Support Children are a source of joy. Whatever may happen to your marriage or domestic partnership, you need to make sure your rights and their rights get the best representation. You need to set an example for them and set...

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Should You Get A Premarital Agreement?

Should You Get A Premarital Agreement?

Premarital Agreement in Las Vegas Premarital Agreement Everything begins with love—none of us would be here if two people hadn’t found some happiness. Yet love in story and love in reality can be very different. If you’re considering a life-altering decision like...

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Should You Hire A Personal Injury Attorney?

Should You Hire A Personal Injury Attorney?

If You've Been Involved In A Serious Accident Then You Need A Personal Injury Attorney Personal Injury Attorney We live in a world of unfortunate accidents, some far more serious than others. If you’ve been involved in an accident, whether at work or home or in this...

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How Does Domestic Violence Affect Child Custody?

How Does Domestic Violence Affect Child Custody?

Domestic Violence in Las Vegas The Nevada Revised Statutes offer guidelines regarding domestic violence and custody of children: NRS 125C.230 Presumption concerning custody when court determines that parent or other person seeking custody of child is perpetrator of...

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Best Interest of the Children Governs Child Custody

Best Interest of the Children Governs Child Custody

Nevada Child Custody The Nevada Revised Statutes provide clear guidelines for child custody and other matters regarding the best interest of a child (or children) in a case of separation or divorce: NRS 125C.0035 Best interests of child: Joint physical custody;...

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