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  1. Guardianship

    For more information on Guardianship matters, click here to visit the Family Law Self-Help Center's Guardianship page.   If your case is in the Eighth Judicial District Court, your court hearin ...

  2. Petition for Foreclosure Mediation Assistance

      If you are facing foreclosure of your home in Nevada and you are interested in participating in the foreclosure mediation process, you might have the opportunity to enroll in the Foreclosure Mediation ...

  3. Guardianship Forms

    For a complete library of Guardianship forms, click here to visit the Guardianship Forms page at the Family Law Self-Help Center's website.   When you are ready to file your forms, you can fil ...

  4. Henderson, North Las Vegas, and Other Small Claims Forms

    You can download the small claims forms on your computer by clicking one of the listed formats underneath the form's title in the list below. A "Word Form" is formatted to be used in Microsoft Word ...

  5. Petitions to Set Aside Estate Without Administration For Estates Less Than $100,000

    ... packet called the "Notice of Hearing" with the date and time of your hearing. Make sure you make a note of that hearing date and time and remember it. If you completed Step 5 because there is a family ...

  6. Petition for Transfer of Property for Estates Less than $25,000

    ... on for each of the family members who were not given notice (e.g., no one knows how to contact that person, the person is estranged from the family, or the person consents but is deployed so you cannot m ...

  7. Affidavit of Entitlement for Estates Less than $25,000

    ...  Step 1: Notice the decedent's family members of your intention to proceed with the Affidavit of Entitlement. Step 2: Collect information. Step 3: Complete the Affidavit of Entitlement. Step 4: Attach th ...

  8. Special Administrators

    ... ill explain to the judge why you do not know about the decedent's assets. Do not forget to sign the petition and verification. Step 5: Gather any nominations. Sometimes the family wants a specific pe ...

  9. Safe-Deposit Boxes

    ... ent's grandchildren; Any family entitled to share in the distribution of the estate. (NRS 139.040.) Find out where you are in the list above, then gather the names, ages, and addresses of all the  ...

  10. Medical Records

    ...  son or daughter; The decedent's parents; The decedent's adult brother or sister; The decedent's grandchildren; Any family entitled to share in the distribution of the estate. (NRS 139.040. ...

  11. Cremation

    ... nks. You, the person completing the packet, are the petitioner. Do not forget to sign the petition and verification. Step 3: Gather consent forms. Refer back to your list of family members that yo ...

  12. Intro to Probate

    ...  The recent death of a friend or family member might have put you in the position of managing the affairs of your deceased loved one. Probate is the process by which the deceased's property is handled--fr ...

  13. Property A Judgment Creditor Can And Can't Take

    ... gment debtor and his family, where the amount of his equity does not exceed $550,000, and he does not own the land upon which the dwelling is situated. (NRS 21.090(1)(m).) If the judgment being col ...

  14. Opposing, Modifying, Dissolving, Or Appealing A Protection Order

    CAUTION! If a protection order has been entered against you, DO NOT VIOLATE IT! Violation of a protection order is a crime punishable by fines and imprisonment. It is also a civil contempt of court. ...

  15. Protection From Workplace Harassment

    ...  have dated), you might need a protection order against domestic violence from the family court. The justice courts cannot issue that type of order. For more information, click to visit the Family Law Self-Hel ...

  16. Protection From Stalking, Aggravated Stalking, Or Harassment

    ... n a course of conduct that would cause a reasonable person to feel terrorized, frightened, intimidated, or harassed or fearful for the immediate safety of a family or household member, AND The appli ...

  17. Protection From Sexual Assault

    ... a “domestic” relationship (which could include someone you're related to, someone you're dating, or someone you have dated), you might need a protection order against domestic violence from the family cour ...

  18. Protection From Harm To Children

    ... t need a protection order against domestic violence from the family court. The justice courts cannot issue that type of order. For more information, click to visit the Family Law Self-Help Center websit ...

  19. Overview Of Protection Orders

    ... applicant’s family, household, or any other person named by the court. Order the adverse party to comply with any other restriction the court deems necessary to protect the victim or any other person ...

  20. Overview Of Small Claims

    Overview Small claims court is a special division of the justice court. Small claims court is designed to help parties who do not have attorneys resolve their disputes quickly and inexpensively. In small ...

  21. Protection Order References, Resources & Links

    ... Contact local law enforcement if you need to enforce a protection order.  For more information, click to visit Enforcing a Protection Order. Family Law Self-Help Center. If you need a protection ...

  22. Tenant's Rights And Duties After Foreclosure

    ...  Nevada's law applies only to "residential foreclosures" of "single family residences" of four units or less.  (NRS 40.255(8).) What if I do not want to stay sixty days? You are not obligated ...

  23. Unlawful Towing or Immobilization

    ... vehicle can be lawfully towed or immobilized under the following circumstances: If a vehicle is parked on residential property with a single-family home on it, the property owner or person in lawful ...

  24. Protection For Armed Forces Members

    The Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA) allows members of the U.S. military to suspend or postpone some civil legal responsibilities while on active duty.  The purpose of the SCRA is to allow ...

  25. Judicial Review Of Unemployment Decisions

    If you disagree with an administrative decision regarding your unemployment benefits in Nevada – and if you have appealed that decision as high as you can through the Nevada Employment Security Division ...

  26. Family Law (Divorce, Custody, Etc.)

    Although the Civil Law Self-Help Center DOES NOT provide forms or information relating to family law matters, there are other community resources available to assist you with your family law problems. ...

  27. Getting Information About A Judgment Debtor's Assets

    ...  What's your home telephone number? Are you married? If so, what's the first name, maiden name, and last name of your spouse? Do you live in a rented apartment? A single family home? A condo? A mob ...

  28. Filing Your Small Claims Case

    Learn the six basic steps to file a small claims case, including how to identify the correct defendant, how to determine the exact amount of your claim, how to send a demand letter, how to decide where ...

  29. Evicting A Tenant After Foreclosure

    ... law, the landlord can file for an eviction. (NRS 40.255(4).) Nevada's law applies only to "residential foreclosures" of "single family residences" of four units or less. (NRS 40.255(8).) A form N ...

  30. Intro to Foreclosures

      A mortgage foreclosure is the legal process that can happen when a person borrows money from a bank or lender to buy a home. In exchange for the loan, the lender holds a lien against the property. ...

  31. Responding To A Court Order For Eviction

    Find out how you might be able to respond to an eviction order from the court, including how to ask the court for additional time to move, how to ask the court to set aside the eviction order if you believe ...

  32. Starting And Ending Your Research

    Get some tips on starting your legal research - how to narrow your legal issue and decide which laws might apply.  And nearly as important, learn when it might be time to end your research. Starting ...

  33. Law Libraries And Self-Help

    ... attorneys regarding landlord-tenant issues and foreclosure issues. Family Law Self-Help Center For family law matters – including divorce, custody, child support, annulments, guardianships, name ...

  34. Finding And Working With A Lawyer

    ... our lawyer are required to be kept private.  Your lawyer should not discuss your private business with anyone outside of the lawyer's firm. /* Font Definitions */ @font-face {font-family:"Courier New"; ...

  35. Services At Your Court

    ... Center page for an overview of the center. Family Law Self-Help Center.  The Family Law Self-Help Center provides assistance to self-represented individuals who have legal matters before the family ...

  36. Types Of Cases

    Learn about civil cases – the standard of proof the court uses, common types of civil cases filed, and the stages of a civil case. Criminal Cases Civil Cases      Standard of Proof in ...

  37. How Courts Work

    ... er all legal disputes.  These are the courts where criminal, civil, family, and juvenile matters are generally resolved through arbitration, mediation, and bench or jury trials.  District cou ...

  38. Basics Of Court Forms And Filings

    ... to the public.  Click to visit our Forms section to learn more. Family Law Self-Help Center. The Family Law Self-Help Center has form packets on family law topics such as divorce, custody, child ...

  39. Clark County Links

    Clark County Clark County Assessor Clark County Bad Check Unit Clark County Business License Department Clark County Commission Clark County Courts Clark County District Attorney Clark County Family ...

  40. Legal Resources

    American Civil Liberties Union of Nevada Clark County Bar Association Clark County District Attorney Clark County Law Library Clark County Neighborhood Justice Center Family Law Self-Help Center Legal ...

  41. Housing Resources

    ...  of Nevada Salvation Army Women's Development Center Shelters And Transitional Housing Resources Catholic Charities Family Promise of Las Vegas Homeless Shelter Directory Las Vegas Rescue Mission Salvati ...

  42. Interpreters

    ... ursuant to NRS 12.015, there may be no charge for available court interpreters.  EDCR 7.80(a). Can a person bring a family member or friend to interpret? A person may not act as an interpreter in ...

  43. Free Mediation

    ... The NJC can assist in a variety of disputes, including neighborhood disputes, consumer/merchant disputes, employer/employee disputes, family disputes, landlord/tenant disputes, hospital-doctor/patient ...

  44. Family Law Self-Help

    Family Law Self-Help Center The Civil Law Self-Help Center does not provide forms or assistance for family law matters.  For family law matters – including divorce, custody, child support, ...

  45. Nevada Statutes

    The term "Nevada statutes" refers to written laws passed by the Nevada legislature.  Statutes set forth general propositions of law that courts apply to specific situations.  A statute may ...

  46. Protection Order Forms

    ... ng to protection orders on the following websites: Family Law Self-Help Center Nevada Legal Forms Supreme Court of Nevada Law Library  ...

  47. Eviction & Housing Forms

    Here is a list of the eviction and housing forms that are available, free of charge, at the Civil Law Self-Help Center.  You can download a form on your computer by clicking one of the listed formats ...

  48. District Court Forms

    ... scovery Forms Family Law Self-Help Center Eight Judicial District Court Nevada Legal Forms Supreme Court of Nevada Law Library The Self-Help Center forms have been approved for use in all c ...

  49. District Court

    There are ten district courts in Nevada.  The district courts have jurisdiction over civil cases involving amounts in excess of $10,000.  These are the courts where criminal, civil, family, ...

  50. About The Self-Help Center

    Where We Are The Civil Law Self-Help Center is located on the first floor of the Regional Justice Center at 200 Lewis Avenue in downtown Las Vegas, Nevada.  The center is open Monday through Thursday ...