Legal Aid Center in the News

December 13, 2018

ABC 13 KTNV Las Vegas
Tom George

A valley woman says she's out around $3,000 between her deposit and first months rent after renting a property she says was unlivable.

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November 29, 2018

KTNV 13
Darcy Spears

13 Investigates has revealed exploitation of our most vulnerable citizens in a years-long special report on horrific abuse in the guardianship system.

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November 26, 2018

Las Vegas Review-Journal
Bill Dentzer

Nevada Gov.-elect Steve Sisolak fleshed out the leadership of his transition team Monday, naming U.S. Rep. Dina Titus as chair and two others as co-chairs: former Assembly Speaker Barbara Buckley and Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve.

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October 31, 2018

El Tiempo
Valdemar Gonzalez

Unas cien personas de escasos recursos económicos y con preocupaciones legales pudieron hablar con un abogado y recibir consejo, durante un evento gratuito, hace unos días, patrocinado por la agencia Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada.

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October 21, 2018

The Nevada Independent
Riley Snyder

For most people, taking out a loan with a 652 percent interest rate would be unthinkable. But for thousands of Nevadans short on rent or needing cash, that’s the average interest rate placed on loans granted at ubiquitous high-interest, short term lenders such as MoneyTree, Dollar Loan Center or TitleMax.

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October 18, 2018

3 News Las Vegas
Matthew Seeman

An upcoming "Ask-a-Lawyer" clinic will provide free legal help to the Las Vegas community later this month.

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October 16, 2018

3 News Las Vegas
Gabby Hart

A local family is fighting the Clark County School District over their 6-year-old daughter’s medical equipment.

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October 1, 2018

Nevada Current
April Corbin

Fly-by-night staffing companies that choose to hire people as independent contractors or under-the-table are able to accept lowball contracts from event operators. When these events go smoothly, which is typically the case in a city like Las Vegas that is built off hospitality and special-event expertise, no red flags are raised and all parties involved walk away from the arrangement happy enough.

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September 30, 2018

Las Vegas Review-Journal
Henry Brean and Rachel Crosby

In all that darkness, there was light. One year after the Oct. 1 attack on the Route 91 Harvest festival in Las Vegas, here are 91 stories of heroism, helping, healing and hope.

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In honor of National Pro Bono Celebration Week, local attorneys will offer free advice on a number of topics at the Neighborhood Recreation Center on October 23, 2018. Online registration is closed however walk-ins are welcome. More information can be found here

September 14, 2018

Las Vegas Review-Journal
Michael Scott Davidson

At about lunchtime most weekdays, it’s common to see the atrium of the Clark County Family Court building full of people with numbered tickets in their hands.

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August 25, 2018

Las Vegas Sun
Dan Wulz

You probably haven’t heard of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, but if you own or use a telephone, it affects you in a positive way on a daily basis. 

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August 27, 2018

Nevada Independent
Riley Snyder

Despite often-touted improving jobs numbers and a sinking unemployment rate, many Nevada residents are still suffering from the financial crash of 2008.

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August 23, 2018

Nevada Current
Dana Gentry

Nevada Medicaid officials plan to ask lawmakers for a special appropriation to fill a deficit caused in part by an increase in health and behavioral services used by children and adults, the Current has learned.  

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