Legal Aid Center in the News

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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Mona Kaveh & Kemp Jones Coulthard saw a need to inspire pro bono attorneys to take 45 foster youth (CAP) cases from Legal Aid Center’s waiting list. For each CAP case taken, KJC donated $1,000.  The legal community stepped up and met the  challenge in just 2 weeks!  Thank you KJC for the generous donation & inspiring pro bono service.

Do you need legal advice about a debt collection matter?  If so, we are offering free attorney consultations monthly at the Civil Law Self Help Center located at 200 Lewis Ave. Please bring relevant paperwork and click here for more details.

January 10, 2019

ABC 13 KTNV Las Vegas
Darcy Spears

Driving change is our mission at KTNV because we want to elevate Las Vegas making it a safer place to live for everyone. We launched a years-long investigation into massive abuses against the elderly and disabled. Now we're ready to tell you about the results.

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January 8, 2019

Nevada Business Press
Red 7 Communications

Bank of Nevada has been recognized for its extraordinary efforts to support legal aid and pro bono services for Nevadans who might not otherwise be able to afford them.

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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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