Free Legal Education

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

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

 

 

  • 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 28 through August 27, 2021

    Meeting information for August 6, 2021
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    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

  • Clase de bancarotta

    Jueves de las 9:30 - 11:00 a.m. - Junio 17, Julio 15 y Agosto 19, 2021

    Clase de bancarotta
    Haga clic aquí para registrarse

     

     

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

  • Collection Proof

    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. June 2 & 16, July 7 & 21, August 4 & 18, 2021
    Please pre-register here

  • 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.
    Frequently Asked Questions-Divorce

    Saturdays, 9:00 - 11 a.m. - May 22, 2021 through August 14, 2021,  (No class on May 29 & July 3, 2021)

    Meeting information for Saturday, August 7, 2021
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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

  • Clase de divorcio y custodio

    Lunes de las 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. - Junio 7 y 21, Julio 19, Agosto 2 y 16, 2021

    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

  • 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.
    Frequently Asked Questions-Guardianship

    Thursdays, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. - June 3 through August 26, 2021

    Meeting Information for August 5, 2021
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    Meeting number: 120 091 6221

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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

  • 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.

    Tuesdays, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. - June 8 through June 27, 2021

    Meeting information for August 17, 2021
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    For more information https://www.lacsn.org/what-we-do/free-classes/immigration

  • Immigration - Adjustment of Status (Ajuste de Estatus)

    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.

    Fridays, 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. - June 11 through July 30, 2021

    Meeting information for , 2021August 6, 2021
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  • Immigration - Deportation Defense (Defensa de remoción/Procedimientos de Expulsión)

    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. 

    Estas clases son virtuales
    Wednesdays, 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. - June 9 through July 28, 2021

    Meeting information for August 4, 2021 
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    Meeting number: 120 322 8534

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    Access code:  120 322 8534

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  • Inmigración: camino al estatus legal en los EE.UU

    Viernes de las 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. - Abril 23, Mayo 28, 2021
    Martes de las 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. - Junio 8 y 22, Julio 13 y 27, Agosto 10 y 24, 2021

    Inmigración: camino al estatus legal en los EE.UU
    Haga clic aquí para registrarse

     

    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.
    Frequently Asked Questions-Paternity/Custody

    Saturdays, 11 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. - May 22, 2021 through August 14, 2021, (No class on May 29 & July 3, 2021)

    Meeting information for August 7, 2021
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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

  • Record Sealing

    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 702-386-0404

    Tuesdays, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. - June 8 through June 27, 2021

    Meeting information for August 10, 2021

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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

     
  • 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 28 through August 27, 2021

    Meeting information for August 6, 2021
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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

  • Special Education Rights

    This class will provide an overview of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), a federal law that ensures students with a disability are provided a Free Appropriate Public Education and ensures special education and related services to those children.  Requesting an evaluation, assessment procedures, categories of disability, Individual Education Plans (IEPs), Behavioral Intervention Plans (BIPs), and due process will be discussed.

    Mondays, 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. - June 7 through August 23, 2021 (No class on July 5, 2021)

    Meeting information for August 9, 2021
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    Meeting Number: 120 181 0052
     
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