Clark County tenants are encouraged to respond to eviction notices by completing the Tenant Answer online. Electronic filing (eFiling) is available to Las Vegas residents at www.lacsn.org/efile (select "SUMMARY EVICTION: Tenant's Answer"). Outside Las Vegas, tenants can use the online program to prepare their answer forms and email them to the court. See our guide for a brief overview of how to get started:



There are new eligibility guidelines for rental assistance programs that provide aid to those facing eviction due to non-payment of rent in Clark County, Nevada. The CARES Housing Assistance Program (CHAP) will process all applications submitted by 11:50 p.m. on January 22, 2023. Households submitting applications after that time must fall within one of two groups to be considered for rental assistance. Click here to learn more. 

Legal & Financial Toolkit

We continuously update our Legal & Financial Toolkit that covers important issues many of us face during these unprecedented times, such as employment, housing, paying bills, and more. Click below to access the toolkit:



Recovering Financially

Learn about a number of issues increasingly relevant as a result of the financial destruction caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and its associated shutdowns. Peter Aldous of our Consumer Rights Project discusses credit reporting, credit repair, debt collection, collection exemptions, bankruptcy, foreclosure, and loan modification in the video above. Find the slides from this presentation here:


Taxes & Unemployment

Income earned from unemployment benefits is taxable, as are any benefits received along with unemployment such as Federal Unemployment Compensation and Lost Wages Assistance. Economic Impact Payments (or stimulus checks) are not taxable. For more details about taxes and unemployment, view our flyer of frequently asked questions: 



Stimulus Checks

We created a sheet of frequently asked questions for individuals who do not file tax returns. This sheet will help you understand whether you are eligible to receive a stimulus check and the steps you need to take to receive one. Click below to view our Stimulus Check FAQ sheet: 



Legal Services

Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada is open to walk-ins Monday through Thursday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (excluding major holidays). If you're a tenant who's received an eviction notice or order, please immediately visit the Civil Law Self-Help Center on the first floor of the Regional Justice Center at 200 Lewis Avenue downtown. Other tenants with questions or individuals with other issues can connect with a legal advocate by calling 702-386-1070 (Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.) or by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. We also offer virtual classes and telephonic Ask-A-Lawyer sessions. See below for details.

The Civil Law Self-Help Center is open Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (excluding holidays). In-person operations at the center have resumed; however, if your matter isn't an emergency and if you have access to the internet, you're encouraged to visit www.civillawselfhelpcenter.org.

The Family Law Self-Help Center can be reached at 702-455-1500 or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. In-person operations at the Family Law Self-Help Center have resumed Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.; however, if your matter isn't an emergency, we encourage you to first reach out by phone, email, or online chat via the red box on the bottom-right of the screen when an agent is available on the website, www.familylawselfhelpcenter.org. Appointments can also be scheduled here. To apply for a domestic violence protection order, call 702-455-1500 between 8:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Virtual Town Hall Series

Legal Aid Center offered a series of virtual town halls that addressed critical legal subjects for individuals affected by COVID-19.

If you missed any of our town halls, you can visit our YouTube channel for videos covering what you should do if you cannot pay rent, what you need to know about entering into a repayment plan with your landlord, and more by clicking here.

Other Resources

Legal Aid Center manages the Vegas Strong Resiliency Center, which is a multi-agency resource center for anyone impacted by the mass shooting on October 1, 2017; victims of crime throughout Nevada; and Southern Nevada first responders. The Resiliency Center is open for walk-ins and available to assist with needs in person, by phone, or by email. Appointments are encouraged and can be scheduled through 702-455-2433 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Hours are Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Visit www.vegasstrongrc.org to learn more.

For information about our Community Legal Education Classes and to access the schedule and remote login information (by computer or phone), click here.

For information about our Ask-A-Lawyer Programclick here.

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