Working with Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada and Nevada Legal Services, teams of law students, under the supervision of an attorney, provide free legal education on relevant legal issues by preparing and conducting weekly classes for the public. Classes include family law and divorce, small claims, special education rights, paternity, custody, guardianship, immigration, criminal record sealing, and bankruptcy matters.

law students teaching a guardianship class for Legal Aid

View the current Class Schedule Calendar.

 

To learn more about how the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada can assist you with your legal matters visit www.lacsn.org, call 702-386-1070 or email info@lacsn.org.

 

For information about criminal record sealing, visit Nevada Legal Services at https://nevadalegalservices.org/criminal-record-sealing/ or call 702-386-0404, extension 145.

Discover whether bankruptcy is right for your financial crisis, or if there is a less drastic alternative through credit counseling. Learn the difference between a Chapter 7 and a Chapter 13 bankruptcy and the benefits/risks of each. Are your debts dischargeable? What personal property can you keep if you file a bankruptcy Petition? This class provides a general overview of Bankruptcy law and sample forms.

Fridays, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. - May 3 through September 6, 2024 (Online classes only on May 3, 2024) 
This class offered virtually and in-person.  If you would like to attend in-person, click here to register.   

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Meeting ID: 953 9315 9509

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Download Bankruptcy Manual and Watch video

For additional resources watch this video from HELP of Southern Nevada
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r_sJS2tZcSA&feature=youtu.be

Clase de bancarotta
Haga clic aquí para registrarse

Download Bankruptcy Manual and Watch video https://www.lacsn.org/what-we-do/free-classes/bankruptcy

The Collection Proof class gives consumers a better understanding of what it means to be collection proof, helps consumers understand the legal process and helps consumers understand their rights.

Wednesdays, 3:00 p.m. - January 3 & 17, 2404
Please pre-register here

This class is designed to assist persons in understanding basic legal forms and the family court process. Attendees will learn about joint petitions, the proper way to complete an individual or joint petition and the process for filing forms, as well as the mediation process.
Frequently Asked Questions-Divorce

Saturdays, 9:00 - 11 a.m. - May 4 through September 7 2024 (No classes on May 25 and August 31, 2024)

This class offered virtually and in-person.  If you would like to attend the class, click here to register.
William S. Boyd School of Law - location   Parking is free on Saturday's (you may park in any staff or student spot).

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Download Divorce Manual  https://www.lacsn.org/what-we-do/free-classes/divorce

For additional resources watch this video from HELP of Southern Nevada
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r_sJS2tZcSA&feature=youtu.be

Lunes de las 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. - mayo 6, junio 10, julio 8, y agosto 12, 2024

Regístrese para esta clase enviando un correo electrónico - Haga clic aquí para registrarse:  www.lacsn.org/clasedc 

The Clark County Family Law Self-Help Center also provides additional information and forms at Family Law Self-Help Center Common forms.

Download Divorce Manual https://www.lacsn.org/what-we-do/free-classes/divorce

In this free clinic, you will learn if you are eligible to seal your eviction record, the court process, how to complete a Motion to Seal an Eviction Record, and more.

Tuesday, 12:00-1:00 p.m. -  May 28, June 25, July 23, and August 27, 2024
If you would like to attend the class, click here to register.

This class is designed to assist persons with establishing a new guardianship. Covered topics include, qualifications to serve as a guardian, courtroom protocol, obtaining a hearing date and completing the Petition, Order to Issue Citations and Citations to Appear and Show Cause. The manual contains sample forms. Contested Termination of Guardianship is not covered in this class.
Frequently Asked Questions-Guardianship
 
Tuesdays, 5:15 - 7:15 p.m. - January 23 through May 28, 2024  
Wednesdays, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. - June 5 through September 4, 2404 (No classes on June 19, 2024)
Class on Thursday, November 16 will be offered online only.
This class offered virtually and in-person.  If you would like to attend the class, click here to register.
William S. Boyd School of Law - location   Parking costs around $1.50 per hour.  Picture of campus map.

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Meeting ID: 961 9013 0828

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Download Guardianship Manual https://www.lacsn.org/what-we-do/free-classes/guardianship
Low Income Child Support Schedule here.

For additional resources watch this video from HELP of Southern Nevada
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r_sJS2tZcSA&feature=youtu.be

Are you living on a low or fixed income? Are you out of work and have no income? If either apply to you and you're facing debt collection or have a judgment against you, then this class is for you. "In Debt? Your Income May Be Protected" (previously known as the "Collection Proof class") covers general legal information, the types of income and assets that are considered judgment proof or collection proof, your legal options, and steps you can take to prevent harassing debt collection tactics.

1st & 3rd Wednesdays of every month at 11:00 a.m. 
Starting in June - 1st & 3rd Thursdays of every month at 11:00 a.m.
This class is offered at Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada
Register - https://www.lacsn.org/what-we-do/free-classes 

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This class is for litigants who will represent themselves in family law matters in Clark County, NV.   The class covers what you need to know from the beginning stages of a case through the trial itself, and general courtroom expectations.  Please pre-register and you will be contacted with the sign on link.  To pre-register, go to:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/litigation-trial-preparation-class-registra...

Wednesdays , 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - May 29, June 26, July 31, and August 28, 2024

Open to individuals who have paternity and custody problems and who are NOT married to the other parent. Information will include matters regarding custody, child support, visitation, and relocation to another state.
Frequently Asked Questions-Paternity/Custody

Saturdays, 11 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. - May 4 through September 7 2024 (No classes on May 25 and August 31, 2024)
This class offered virtually and in-person.  If you would like to attend the class, click here to register.
William S. Boyd School of Law - location   Parking is free on Saturday's (you may park in any staff or student spot).

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Meeting ID: 926 2394 2549

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Download Paternity/Custody Manual https://www.lacsn.org/what-we-do/free-classes/custody
Low Income Child Support Schedule here.

For additional resources watch this video from HELP of Southern Nevada
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r_sJS2tZcSA&feature=youtu.be

UNLV Boyd School of Law and Nevada Legal Services offer a Record Sealing Class for those seeking to seal their criminal records.
If you would like to attend this class registration is required; call 702-386-0404 or click here to register.
This class offered virtually


Fridays, 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. - May3 through September 6, 2024 

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For additional resources watch this video from HELP of Southern Nevada
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r_sJS2tZcSA&feature=youtu.be

Download class manual https://www.lacsn.org/what-we-do/free-classes/record-sealing

Open to individuals (not businesses) with a small claims court dispute. The class is an overview of the small claims court procedure, including information on how to send a demand letter, file and serve documents, tips on how to represent yourself, and execution upon the judgment.

Fridays, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. - May 3 through September 6, 2024 (Online classes on May 3 & 10, 2024)
This class offered virtually and in-person.  If you would like to attend class, click here to register. 

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Meeting ID: 915 6931 5869
 
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Download Small Claims Manual https://www.lacsn.org/what-we-do/free-classes/small-claims

Videos
How long do I have to sue someone in Small Claims Court?

When to sue a landlord for a security deposit

How to Collect Your Small Claims Judgment

Demand Letter and Complaint

For additional resources watch this video from HELP of Southern Nevada
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r_sJS2tZcSA&feature=youtu.be

Clinica Grautuita de formularios de derecho de familia en espanol

sabado 10 de febrero, Parkdale, 23 de marzo - East Las Vegas Library
viernes 13 de abril - Parkdale

Confirme su asistencia para una sesión visitando la siguinte pagina web https://www.lacsn.org/what-we-do/free-classes/family-law-forms-clinic 
Ubicación: East Las Vegas Library, 2851 E. Bonanza Rd., Las Vegas, NV 89101
El estacionamiento es GRATIS los viernes después de la 1:00 p.m. -  mapa.

Para obtener más informacion haga clic aquí

This class will cover everything tenants need to know to protect their rights and property.  Attendees will learn what landlords are required to do to provide habitable conditions and essential services in a rental property.  Attendees will also learn what is and is not allowable to include in lease agreements.  Other topics will include the landlord's right to enter and more.

Fridays, 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. - May 3 through September 6, 2024 (Online classes on May 3 & 10, 2024)
This class offered virtually and in-person. If you would like to attend this class, click here to register.

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Meeting ID: 988 2410 3308

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Download Tenants' Rights Manual - https://www.lacsn.org/what-we-do/free-classes/tenants-rights 

 

More Resources

Nevada Housing Division

If you are struggling to pay rent due to COVID-19, there is help.

All free legal education classes and tax preparation clinics held at the Law Library are postponed until further notice. 
https://www.clarkcountynv.gov/government/departments/law_library/legal_education_classes.php

Clark County Law Library
309 S. Third St., Suite 400
Las Vegas, Nevada 89155

For additional resources watch this video from HELP of Southern Nevada
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r_sJS2tZcSA&feature=youtu.be

Fill out the Client Intake Form link for a free consultation with the University Immigration Clinic https://law.unlv.edu/clinics/immigration/university-legal-services/intake-form

#StayHousedClarkCounty

Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada

 

Ready to File Your Tax Return?
Join the Taxpayer Advocate Service at a Pre-Filing Season Awareness event before you file your federal tax return - it's free!

Wednesday, January 17, 2024 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

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