Legal Aid Center in the News

May 1, 2019

Las Vegas Review-Journal
Rachel Crosby

Members of the public can receive free legal advice between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. today at the Doolittle Community Center.

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April 30, 2019

KTNV 13 Las Vegas

Dozens of attorneys will offer Southern Nevadans free legal consultations in honor of National Law Day on May 1 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Doolittle Community Center.

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April 18, 2019

Newsreview
Dennis Myers

A flood of payday loan money flowed into campaigns in the last election, and it could succeed in stopping changes in Nevada law that would have curbed the high interest loan industry.

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April 14, 2019

The Nevada Independent
John L. Smith

Years have passed, and an endless parade of clients has come through the doors of the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada, but Barbara Buckley will never forget the panic in the young mother’s voice.

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April 1, 2019

KNPR Nevada Public Radio
Doug Puppel, Johnnie Wade

Three separate suicides thousands of miles from Nevada set alarm bells ringing in Las Vegas.

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Brittni is a first year law student at William S. Boyd School of Law. As the next Kushnir Fellow, Brittni will work closely with Legal Aid Center's Pro Bono Project to develop methods to help increase access to justice for individuals who cannot afford an attorney to fight for their rights. Click to learn more about this fellowship.

March 24, 2019

Nevada State Bank-A Positive Outlook
Jeremy Aguero

For the uninitiated, the legal system can be stressful, intimidating and confusing. 

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March 21, 2019

The Nevada Independent
Riley Snyder

Hours of impassioned testimony dominated discussion during a hearing on a bill that would create a statewide database for tracking payday loans, a seemingly innocuous concept met with fierce resistance and dire rhetoric from the industry and its supporters.

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March 21, 2019

Public News Services

Nevada Attorney General Aaron Ford is calling on the Trump administration to allow Obama-era rules on payday lending to take effect. 

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Free attorney consultations will be provided to the public in honor of National Law Day on May 1, 2019.  Topics include family law, immigration, child support and more!

March 5, 2019

Las Vegas Review-Journal
Jessica Terrones

The Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada began overseeing day-to-day operations of the Vegas Strong Resiliency Center on Tuesday, according to a statement issued by Clark County.

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February 21, 2019

Nevada Public Radio
Fred Wasser

For the last few years, the guardianship system in Clark County has been under scrutiny and in turmoil.

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February 24, 2019

Katie Ellington 
Ohio Center for Investigative Journalism 

Nevada addressed guardianship abuse after a fraud case drew national attention.

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January 14, 2019

National Center for State Courts
Court Technology Bulletin

Following the eCourts Conference last month, I had the opportunity of visiting the Civil Law Self-Help Center at the Clark County Regional Justice Center in downtown Las Vegas along with some international friends.  The office is conveniently located on the first floor of the courthouse near the entrance.

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Jan/Feb 2019

NACC the Guadian
Janice Wolf, Esq.

Picture being ten and watching your father being hauled off to jail in handcuffs. Your parents’ argument escalated from verbal to physical, and now someone has called the police. Your father is cursing, and your mother is crying and bleeding. They are both high on meth.

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