Charged with DUI or DWI? Let John F. Marchiano provide you a lawyer experienced in DUI cases. We will help you navigate the legal system and ensure that you receive the right to a fair trial.
Arrested on a DUI or DWI in Henderson? Let Our DUI Defense Attorneys Help You.
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While you can't easily tell from driving around the Valley, "Las Vegas" is actually made up of three separate and independent cities: The City of North Las Vegas, The City of Las Vegas, and The City of Henderson. Odds are you couldn't even tell when you left one and entered another. However, if you've been charged with a DUI in Henderson, how the case should be handled can be quite different.
Serving as the City of Henderson's attorney for many years, in 1988, John Marchiano opened his criminal defense practice to serve the citizens of Henderson. Marchiano Law offices are conveniently located right next door to the Henderson Courts and Jail.
If you are charged with or arrested for a misdemeanor DUI or DWI in Henderson, your case will fall under the Henderson Municipal Court. If your case can be considered a gross misdemeanor or felony, it will be heard in Henderson Justice Court. Both courts are located at 243 South Water Street, Henderson, NV 89015. The Henderson Detention Center is at 18 E. Basic Rd. Henderson, NV 89015
When an individual obtains a driver’s license in Nevada, they agree to conform to the implied consent laws. This means that if you are pulled over for suspicion of driving under the influence (DUI) or driving while intoxicated (DWI), you must agree to have your blood, breath or urine tested to determine the blood alcohol content (BAC).
If you refuse to submit to the test or fail the test, law enforcement will revoke your driver’s license. You will be issued a temporary license that is valid for a period of seven days from your date of arrest.
Anyone found driving the Henderson streets with a BAC of .08 or greater may be arrested and charged with a DWI or DUI offense. Commercial drivers could face DUI charges if their BAC level is .04 or higher. Drivers under the age of 21 can be charged with a DUI offense if their BAC level is between .02 and .08 percent.
Anyone who is convicted of a first-time DUI offense in Nevada could face the following penalties:
If you have been charged with a DUI crime involving serious bodily injuries or death to another person, you will be facing much more severe charges. This is categorized as a Class B felony offense, which carries the following penalties:
The penalties for a DWI or DUI conviction in Nevada can be extremely harsh. Therefore, it is imperative to hire a Henderson DUI Attorney who is experienced in defending DUI cases. It is up to the prosecution to prove that you are guilty of the offense. Call today to speak to a lawyer about your case: (702) 565-0473.