Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada

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Mitch Kelly
October 15, 2020 - 4:44 am
As Nevada's eviction moratorium comes to an end, the state is reminding residents that federal rental protections from eviction remain in place, and that state and local financial and mediation resources are available for homeowners, landlords and tenants impacted by COVID-19.
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June 21, 2019 - 6:19 am
A program offering financial help to survivors of the Las Vegas Strip mass shooting that killed 58 people in October 2017 is changing hands and widening the pool of people eligible for aid.
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May 03, 2019 - 2:45 pm
LAS VEGAS (KXNT) - Commission Vice Chairman Lawrence Weekly is joining with the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada, the County Public Defender’s Office and others to host an event to help about 900 people quash warrants tied to non-violent misdemeanors and traffic citations from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m...
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May 01, 2019 - 2:54 pm
CARSON CITY, NV (KXNT) - A bill (SB 256) before the Nevada State Assembly's Commerce Committee would spell out tenants' rights when it comes to rent, late fees, repairs and return of security deposits. Legal-aid groups are voicing support for a bill to prevent trouble between Nevada landlords and...
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April 26, 2019 - 11:36 am
CARSON CITY, NV (KXNT) - Law Day is May 1, and the Nevada legal community commemorates it with a number of free ask-a-lawyer events starting Friday (April 26) and going into next week. Legal aid groups across the state are offering free legal advice starting Friday and running through next week. On...
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March 21, 2019 - 2:42 pm
CARSON CITY, NV (KXNT) - State Attorney General Aaron Ford is joining calls by his counterparts around the country for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to allow Obama-era rules on payday lending to take effect. The state Legislature is moving on the issue as well. Nevada Attorney General...
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October 12, 2018 - 1:16 pm
LAS VEGAS (KXNT) - Would you be interested in legal advice for free? You'll have the chance later this month. As part of the annual National Pro Bono Week Celebration, which is officially Oct. 21−27, Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada and various legal partners will hold a free Ask-A-Lawyer clinic...
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June 18, 2018 - 2:29 pm
LAS VEGAS (KXNT) - Starting Monday the Vegas Strong Resiliency Center located at 1524 Pinto Lane, 89106, in Las Vegas will be open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding holidays, instead of 10 .m. to 7 p.m. After-hours appointments can be obtained on an as-needed basis. Anyone...
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May 31, 2018 - 1:19 pm
CARSON CITY, NV (KXNT) - On Thursday, Nevada Attorney General Adam Paul Laxalt announced that his office is partnering with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) for a free webinar available to the public. The webinar, titled Fighting Consumer Fraud and Identity Theft in Nevada, begins at 11 a.m. on...
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