Free Ask-A-Lawyer Programs

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The Civil Law Self-Help Center currently hosts four free Ask-A-Lawyer programs – one for landlords and tenants with housing and eviction issues, one for unrepresented individuals seeking legal advice about their probate issues, one for unrepresented individuals seeking legal advice about their small claims case, and another for individuals seeking advice about debt collection matters.  The Ask-A-Lawyer programs offer self-represented individuals the chance to sign up for a short consultation with a lawyer free of charge.

More details about the these Ask-A-Lawyer Programs and many more can be found by visiting the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada website. 

 

Landlord/Tenant Ask-A-Lawyer Program

Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada's Pro Bono Project has pro bono attorneys available to unrepresented tenants and landlords seeking legal advice on their rights.  The program allows you to have a 15-minute consultation with one of these attorneys.

There are two Ask-A-Lawyer sessions offered every Wednesday.  The morning session is from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., and the afternoon session is from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

You can sign up for a consultation at the Civil Law Self-Help Center at the Regional Justice Center at 200 Lewis Ave., Downtown Las Vegas.  Signups begin at 8:00 a.m. on the day of the program. Space is limited, and consultations are on a first-come-first-served basis.

Probate Ask-A-Lawyer Program

For those who have experienced the death of a loved one and want to talk to an attorney and obtain legal advice about probate matters, Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada has attorneys available to unrepresented individuals going through a probate case.

This program allows you to have up to a 20-minute consultation with one of these attorneys free of charge.

The Probate Ask-A-Lawyer Program is offered once a month, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.  To know the exact dates the program is available this year, visit the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada website. 

Participants should bring all probate-related paperwork to this session. You can sign up at the Civil Law Self-Help Center at the Regional Justice Center at 200 Lewis Ave., Downtown Las Vegas. Signups begin at 8:00 a.m. on the day of the program. Space is limited, and consultations are on a first-come-first-served basis.

Small Claims Ask-A-Lawyer Program

If you are involved in a small claims case or thinking of suing someone in small claims, the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada's Pro Bono Project has pro bono attorneys available to assist you.  The program allows you to sign up for a 15-minute consultation with one of these attorneys to discuss your case.

This program is held two times per month, on the first and third Tuesday, with one session in the morning and one in the afternoon.  The morning session is from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., and the afternoon session is from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. To know the exact dates the program is available this year, visit the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada website.

You can sign up for a consultation at the Civil Law Self-Help Center at the Regional Justice Center at 200 Lewis Ave, Downtown Las Vegas.  Signups begin at 8:00 a.m. on the day of the program. Space is limited, and consultations are on a first-come-first-served basis.

Debt Collection Ask-A-Lawyer Program

If you are having debt collection related issues and would like more information regarding your rights, the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada's Pro Bono Project has pro bono attorneys available to assist you. The program allows you to sign up for a 20-minute session with one of these attorneys to discuss your matter.

This program is held once a month, on the 4th Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. To know the exact dates the program is available this year, visit the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada website.

Participants should bring all related paperwork to this session, including any information about pending cases. You can sign up for a consultation at the Civil Law Self-Help Center at the Regional Justice Center at 200 Lewis Ave., Downtown Las Vegas. Signups begin at 8:00 a.m. on the day of the program. Space is limited and consultations are on a first-come-first-served basis. 

Family Law Ask-A-Lawyer Program

Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada's Pro Bono Project offers a Family Law Ask-A-Lawyer program at the family court (601 N. Pecos, Las Vegas, Nevada) in partnership with the Family Law Self-Help Center.  For more information about this program, visit the website for Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada or the Family Law Self-Help Center.