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Legal Aid Center in the News

July 2016

Patricia Lee, Esq.
Nevada Lawyer Magazine

The access to justice community lost one of its brightest lights with the passing of Melanie Kushnir in May. 

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July 12, 2016

Wesley Juhl
Las Vegas Review-Journal

An Elko County man has been arrested in connection with abuses of the guardianship system, the Nevada attorney general’s office announced Tuesday.

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July 17, 2016

Alexander S. Corey
Las Vegas Review-Journal

Dozens of local attorneys are taking on pro bono cases to honor a former colleague whose life was cut short in a May hiking accident.

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June 30, 2016

Sandra Chereb
Las Vegas Review Journal

The Nevada attorney general’s office is intensifying efforts to fight financial fraud and protect the elderly and vulnerable people from exploitation.

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July 6, 2016

Michael Burton
ABC 13 Action News

Man who had been hospitalized says air conditioning is broken yet again

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June 24, 2016

Jason Scavone
Desert Companion

In popular culture, lawyers have been having a moment for, like, 60 years now, ever since the TV version of Perry Mason started badgering criminals into ’fessing up on the stand. 

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July 1, 2016

Geoff Dornan
Nevada Appeal

 The Interim Finance Committee on Thursday approved spending nearly $1.3 million a year for the next five years to create a new financial fraud unit within the Attorney General’s Office.

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June 22, 2016

Stephanie Zepelin
ABC 13 Action News

A valley mom says she has been without air conditioning in her home for two weeks.

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June 3,, 2016


Nevada consumer advocates are praising a federal plan released Thursday to rein in short-term lenders who can charge sky-high interest rates for payday and car-title loans.

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May 20, 2016


Congresswoman Dina Titus, D-Las Vegas, and Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada Executive Director Barbara Buckley called attention Friday to a national backlog of visas for undocumented immigrant victims of crime.

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May 22, 2016


A nonprofit law firm hopes some fresh eyes might help ease the troubles facing Southern Nevada’s guardianship system.

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May 17, 2016


One in five people who take out single-payment car title loans end up seeing their vehicle seized by the lender for failing to repay their debt.

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April 28, 2016

Fernando Lopez Duran
Coyote Student News @ CSN

Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada, a non-profit law firm, partnered with College of Southern Nevada to present information on pathways to citizenship during a free immigration class held on campus.

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April 29, 2016

Suzanne Potter
Public News Service

If you've got a legal question but can't afford an attorney, you're in luck. The Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada is sponsoring its fifth annual free "Ask a Lawyer" day on Monday, in honor of National Law Day. 

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April 25, 2016

Marissa Kynaston
ABC 13 Action News

A valley woman is upset after she says property management has continued to neglect her home when it rains, leaving her stuck to live in a damaged apartment.  

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