Legal Aid Center in the News

January 28, 2016

Public News Service

LAS VEGAS – A consumer advocate is speaking out against the car title lender TitleMax, saying some of the company's loans violate state law and overcharge borrowers, sometimes by thousands of dollars. 

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January 31, 2016

Yesenia Amaro
Las Vegas Review-Journal

A move toward consistency may help get child welfare cases resolved faster and children into permanent homes sooner.

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January 22, 2016

Darcy Spears 
ABC 13 Action News

Abuse, isolation, exploitation, lack of oversight.

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January 10, 2016

Las Vegas Business Press

The efforts of local attorneys were honored Dec. 11 at the 15th annual Pro Bono awards luncheon, held at the Rio.

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December 9, 2015

Fred Schulte
The Center for Public Integrity 

After years of financial ups and downs, Gloria Whitaker needed some quick cash to help keep a roof over her head.

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November 30, 2015

Stephanie Zepelin
ABC 13 Action News

A Las Vegas woman said burglars ruined her Thanksgiving. 

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December 9, 2015

Fred Schulte
The Center for Public Integrity

How millions in campaign contributions help block laws to crack down on lending abuses

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November 28, 2015

Jennifer Robison
Las Vegas Review-Journal

High interest rates associated with auto-title loans grab most of the industry's headlines.

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November 28, 2015

Jennifer Robison
Las Vegas Review-Journal

Retired mover Wayne Fischer lives mostly on $489 a month from Social Security.

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November 28, 2015

Jennifer Robison
Las Vegas Review-Journal

The title loan industry is fragmented, with dozens of players ranging from small mom-and-pop locations to nationwide operators with thousands of locations. 

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November 24, 2015

Mark Adams
Las Vegas Weekly

Court can be a scary place for a kid. 

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November 20, 2015

Jan Hogan
View Staff Writer

It's been 10 years of helping the community grow stronger and 10 years of funding worthwhile organizations.

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November 23, 2015

Darcy Spears
ABC 13 Action News

Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) - More startling discoveries about just how 'unjust' Clark County's guardianship system is.

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November 23, 2015

Colton Lochhead
Las Vegas Review-Journal

Nevada's top justice wants to form a permanent Supreme Court committee that would monitor and analyze the state's troubled guardianship system.

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November 18, 2015

The Associated Press

CARSON CITY, Nev. — Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt is launching a program to provide free legal assistance to members of the military.

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