Free Legal Education

As of March 23, we are offering on-line classes to reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19 and to comply with CDC guidelines concerning public gatherings. Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada and Nevada Legal Services continue to provide legal assistance and strongly encourage individuals to connect via telephone or email. For information about bankruptcy, collection proof, divorce, guardianship, immigration, paternity/custody and small claims, visit www.lacsn.org, call 702-386-1070 or email info@lacsn.org. For information about criminal record sealing, visit https://nlslaw.net/ or call 702-386-0404, extension 110.

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, paternity, custody, guardianship, immigration, criminal record sealing, tenants' rights and bankruptcy matters.

To view the current Class Schedule Calendar. Note dates marked “No Classes” for holidays. https://www.lacsn.org/what-we-do/free-classes/calendar#year=2017&month=8...

For more information call Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada at 386-1070, ext. 155. You can also find more information on their website at www.lacsn.org.

Click on the link below to learn more about the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada and how they can help you with your legal matters and to watch videos on Family Law, Bankruptcy Law, Guardianship, and Small Claims.
http://www.youtube.com/user/LegalAidCenterSNV

Court closure orders, guidance on closing firms to the public, and general information regarding COVID-19 resources:
https://suasor.legal/blog/2020/3/24/coronavirus-information-for-attorneys

  • Bankruptcy

    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 29, 2020 through July 31, 2020 (No class on July 3, 2020)

    Meeting information for July 17, 2020
    Join meeting
    Meeting number: 120 873 4818
    Password: 7DCuaYXf?35

    Or
    Join by phone
    +1-415-655-0001 US Toll
    Access code: 120 873 4818

    Feedback form

     

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

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

  • Bankruptcy (Spanish)

    This class is temporarily suspended until further notice. Anyone needing assistance in this area is directed to contact Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada at 702-386-1070 or by email at info@lasn.org.

     

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

  • Divorce

    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.

    Saturdays, 9:00 - 11 a.m. - May 30, 2020 through July 25, 2020 (No class on July 4, 2020)

    Meeting information for Saturday, July 11, 2020
    Join meeting
    Meeting number: 120 237 6039
    Password:  2432vmDqNy$
    Or
    Join by phone
    +1-415-655-0001 US Toll
    Access code: 120 237 6039

    Feedback form

    Tuesdays, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. - June 2, 2020 through July 28, 2020

    Meeting information for July 14, 2020
    Join meeting
    Meeting number: 120 662 0395
    Password: WBjeXQB*725
    Or
    Join by phone
    +1-415-655-0001 US Toll
    Access code: 120 662 0395

     

    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

  • Family Law (Spanish)

    This class is temporarily suspended until further notice. Anyone needing assistance in this area is directed to contact Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada at 702-386-1070 or by email at info@lasn.org.

     

    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

  • Guardianship

    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.


    Tuesdays, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. - June 2, 2020 through July 28, 2020

    Meeting Information for July 14, 2020
    Join meeting
    Meeting number: 120 244 2395
    Password: aGmpjC77r$4

    Feedback form

    Or
    Join by phone
    +1-415-655-0001 US Toll
    Access code: 120 244 2395

     

    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

  • Immigration - Path to Legal Status in U.S.

    In this class, you’ll get an overview of the requirements for the various paths to legal immigration status, including family petitions, VAWA petitions, U-Visas, T-Visas, asylum, current DACA, and expanded DACA and DAPA (which are currently on hold by court order), among others.

    Thursdays, 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. - June 4, June 18, July 2, July 16 and July 30, 2020

    Meeting information for July 16, 2020
    Join meeting
    Meeting number: 120 214 7678
    Password: 2P2gsbxVG@2

    Or
    Join by phone
    +1-415-655-0001 US Toll
    Access code: 120 214 7678

    Feedback form

     

     

    For more information https://www.lacsn.org/what-we-do/free-classes/immigration

  • Immigration - Adjustment Status

    This class will focus on family-based adjustment of status for eligible individuals who are currently in the United States and have a qualifying Legal Permanent Resident or U.S. Citizen relative who may petition for them. We will explain the eligibility requirements, discuss the forms and evidence required, and go over the process by which the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service reviews and adjudicates these applications.

    Thursdays, 9:30 - 11:30 a.m - English Class - June 25 & July 23, 2020
    Thursday, 9:30 - 11:30 a.m - Spanish Class - July 9, 2020

    Meeting information for July 23, 2020
    Join meeting
    Meeting number:   
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    Or
    Join by phone
    +1-415-655-0001 US Toll
    Access code: 

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  • Immigration - Removal Defense

    This class will give an overview of removal proceedings in Immigration Court. It is not meant to provide legal advice, but rather to provide clarity on the process and ease people's fears by shining light on what they can expect. We will cover aspects of both the detained and non-detained docket including bond hearings, master calendar hearings, Notices to Appear, and general rules of the court. 

    Thursdays, 9:30 - 11:30 a.m - English Classes - July 2 & July 30, 2020
    Thursday, 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. - Spanish Class - July 16, 2020

    Meeting information for July 16, 2020 (Spanish Class)
    Join meeting
    Meeting number: 120 147 0438
    Password: twSQXQe?357

    Or
    Join by phone
    +1-415-655-0001 US Toll
    Access code: 120 147 0438

    Feedback form

  • Immigration (Spanish)

    This class is temporarily suspended until further notice. Anyone needing assistance in this area is directed to contact Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada at 702-386-1070 or by email at info@lasn.org.

    In this class, you’ll get an overview of the requirements for the various paths to legal immigration status, including family petitions, VAWA petitions, U-Visas, T-Visas, asylum, current DACA, and expanded DACA and DAPA (which are currently on hold by court order), among others.

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

     

    For more information https://www.lacsn.org/what-we-do/free-classes/immigration

  • Free Litigation and Trial Preparation Class

    This is an online class. Please pre-register and you will be contacted with the sign on link. To pre-register, go to:

    https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b0e4da5ac2da5ff2-family2

     
  • Paternity/Custody

    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.

    Saturdays, 11 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. - May 30, 2020 through July 25, 2020 (No class on July 4, 2020)

    Meeting information for July 11, 2020

    Join meeting
    Meeting number: 120 443 5246
    Password:  XAc97uqT5c* 
    Or
    Join by phone
    +1-415-655-0001 US Toll
    Access code: 120 443 5246

    Feedback form

     

    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

  • Record Sealing and Civil Rights Restoration

    UNLV Boyd School of Law and Nevada Legal Services offer a Record Sealing Class for those seeking to seal their criminal records.

    Registration required; call 702-455-4696

    Thursdays, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.- June 4 through July 30, 2020

    Meeting information for July 16, 2020

    Join meeting
    Meeting Number: 120 853 0341
    Password: rdBY67t3KJ?

    Feedback form

    Or
    Join by phone
    +1-415-655-0001 US Toll
    Meeting number: 120 853 0341

    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

     
  • Small Claims

    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 29 through July 31, 2020 (No class on July3, 2020)

    Meeting infromation for July 17, 2020
    Join meeting
    Meeting Number: 120 006 2146
    Password: pCWmJ2Mp2?7
     
    Feedback form

    Or
    Join by phone
    +1-415-655-0001 US Toll
    Meeting number: 120 006 2146

     

     

    Download Small Claims Manual https://www.lacsn.org/what-we-do/free-classes/small-claims

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

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