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Legal Aid Center in the News

January 16, 2020

Nevada Public Radio
Mike Prevatt

Hours after the smoke cleared from the December 21 Alpine Motel Apartments fire, investigators said the culprit appeared to be a stove. 

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January 6, 2020

Las Vegas Review-Journal 
Alexis Egeland

The Vegas Strong Resiliency Center continues to offer services to survivors of the Route 91 Harvest festival shooting, now in a larger space.

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December 9, 2019

Public News Service

Truancy rates are high and graduation rates are low – especially for Nevada's 4,200 children in foster care – and child advocates say systemic change is needed.

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November 22, 2019

The Nevada Independent
Riley Snyder

A national trade group for payday lenders is asking state officials to ignore state laws governing high-interest loans while it works to implement regulations for a pilot program allowing a limited number of companies to offer unique financial products outside of existing regulations.

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October 25, 2019

Telemundo Las Vegas

November 15, 2019

Nevada Current
Jennifer Solis

Being poor is expensive. And it’s even more so for those who have no or only limited access to banking.

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October 30, 2019

Nevada Public Radio
Michael Lyle

Legal Aid of Southern Nevada is collaborating with Nevada Eighth Judicial District Court Family Division and Clark County to open a Protection Order Office and Family Self-Help Center in order to simplify and streamline the process of getting protection orders.

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October 21, 2019

KTNV
Austin Carter 

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Law enforcement agencies and victims' advocates gathered for the fourth annual Leave No Victim Behind conference in Las Vegas on Monday.

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September 3, 2019

Public News Service
Suzanne Potter

Legal aid groups are searching for a special group of volunteers to advocate for foster kids within the school system.

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September 3, 2019

Public News Service
Suzanne Potter

Complaints by Nevada tenants to legal-aid organizations have shot up this summer, as landlords began raising fees after a new law, Senate Bill 151, went into effect. Now, Attorney General Aaron Ford is letting renters know that landlords cannot unilaterally raise fees.

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The State Bar of Nevada released results from the July 2019 Bar Exam. We want to congratulate everyone on this list, including 16 individuals who are former clerks, externs and volunteers at Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada. We are proud of you! Click here for the complete list.

We are honored to receive this inaugural award from the National Association of Counsel for Children for the amazing work and accomplishments achieved through our Children’s Attorneys Project (CAP). To learn more about CAP and this award, click here.

August 6, 2019

Las Vegas Review-Journal
Katelyn Newberg

Clark County officials, including Coroner John Fudenberg, are in El Paso, Texas, this week to assist with the aftermath of Saturday’s mass shooting.

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August 5, 2019

3 News Las Vegas

As the country deals with the aftermath of three recent mass shooting tragedies, a likely reminder for survivors of 1 October, the Vegas Strong Resiliency Center (VSRC) is increasing its office hours and partnering with agencies to offer support groups including virtual, daytime and evening.

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August 5, 2019

Las Vegas Sun
Miranda Wilson

In light of the three mass shootings in the last week, Las Vegas-area agencies are offering additional resources to those still feeling the effects of the Oct. 1 mass shooting on the Strip nearly two years ago.

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