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Better Business Bureau of Northern NevadaMore Info
     Services: BBB provides objective advice, free business BBB Reliability Reports and charity BBB Wise Giving Reports, and educational information. BBB also offers complaint and dispute resolution services.
Counties: Northern Nevada
Subject: Consumer/Business Law, Dispute Resolution
  
Better Business Bureau of Southern Nevada, Inc.More Info
     Services: Helps you with research on a company's business practices and provides dispute resolution with businesses.
Counties: Southern Nevada
Subject: Consumer/Business Law, Dispute Resolution
  
City of Las Vegas Senior Citizens Law ProjectMore Info
     Services: Provides legal advocacy/assistance to person 60 years and older in civil areas of law including simple wills, long-term health care planning issues, consumer disputes and small claims instructions, intervention in elder abuse, landlord/tenant and mobile home problems, homesteads, social security problems and other government benefits problems. Also helps with preparation of documents for handling medical/legal issues in the event that the client is unable to do so.
Counties: Clark County
Subject: Consumer/Business Law, Government Benefits, Property Law, Senior Law
  
Clark County Neighborhood Justice CenterMore Info
     Services: Assists parties in resolving a dispute without going to court.
Counties: Clark County
Subject: Consumer/Business Law, Dispute Resolution, Family Law, Property Law
  
Community Legal Services' Senior Law ProjectMore Info
     Services: Assists seniors with elder rights and elder abuse problems, consumer problems involving misleading business practices, housing and real estate problems and guardianships.
Counties: Clark County
Subject: Consumer/Business Law, Property Law, Senior Law
  
Consumer Credit Counseling of NevadaMore Info
     Services: Provides financial, debt, housing (foreclosure / loss mitigation / reverse mortgage) and bankruptcy counseling. Financial literacy classes provided throughout NV including required pre-discharge debtor education. Down-payment assistance and IDA accounts for first time homebuyers. Free tax preparation
Counties: Statewide
Subject: Consumer/Business Law, Money Problems, Property Law
  
Financial Institutions Division—Nevada Department of Business and IndustryMore Info
     Services: Enforces regulations and licensing of state chartered banks, credit unions, and any other depository, lending, collection, debt adjusters and money transmission companies.
Counties: Statewide
Subject: Consumer/Business Law, Money Problems, Property Law
  
Insurance Division, Consumer Services Section--Nevada State Department of Business and IndustryMore Info
     Services: Answer insurance-related questions and handle consumer complaints against insurance agents and companies.
Counties: Statewide
Subject: Consumer/Business Law
  
Labor Commissioner's Office--Nevada State Department of Business and IndustryMore Info
     Services: The Office of the Labor Commissioner will help you if your non-government employer has illegally withheld your wages. If necessary, the office will hold a hearing to determine the parties' rights.
Counties: Statewide
Subject: Consumer/Business Law, Dispute Resolution, Employment Law
  
Lawyer in the Library Program - Washoe County Law LibraryMore Info
     Services: This program only provides a brief consultation (usually 5-10 minutes) with the volunteer lawyer, not extensive legal advice. The volunteer lawyer can also provide you with references to a number of legal services that may be able to offer more detailed assistance.
Counties: Washoe County
Subject: All, Consumer/Business Law, Disability Law, Employment Law, Family Law, Government Benefits, Misc Law, Money Problems, Property Law, Senior Law
  
Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada.More Info
     Services: Provides free assistance for the following issues: bankruptcy, child custody, children's rights, consumer fraud, divorce and other family law problems, disability law, guardianship, housing problems, immigration problems connected to domestic violence, special education issues, paternity, real estate, small claims, social security benefits, HIV/AIDS legal problems, domestic violence. Must meet low-income eligibility requirements.
Counties: Clark County
Subject: All, Consumer/Business Law, Disability Law, Employment Law, Family Law, Government Benefits, Misc Law, Money Problems, Property Law, Senior Law
  
Manufactured Housing Division—Nevada Department of Business and IndustryMore Info
     Services: Handles complaints against manufactured housing dealers, salesmen, servicemen, parks/developments, installations, and landlord/tenant conflicts.
Counties: Statewide
Subject: Consumer/Business Law, Money Problems, Property Law
  
Mortgage Lending Division—Nevada Department of Business and IndustryMore Info
     Services: Enforces the statutes and regulations related to mortgage bankers, mortgage brokers, mortgage agents, escrow agencies and escrow agents.
Counties: Statewide
Subject: Consumer/Business Law, Money Problems, Property Law
  
Neighborhood Mediation Center (NMC)More Info
     Services: The Neighborhood Mediation Center helps Washoe County residents resolve disputes for free without having to go to court. This agency does not give legal advice.
Counties: Washoe County
Subject: Consumer/Business Law, Disability Law, Dispute Resolution, Employment Law, Money Problems, Property Law
  
Nevada Attorney General - Bureau of Consumer ProtectionMore Info
     Services: The Consumer Advocate represents customer interests before the Nevada Public Utilities Commission. The Bureau also enforces criminal and civil violations of deceptive trade laws, unfair business practices, and antitrust violations. Cannot give legal advice to individuals.
Counties: Statewide
Subject: Consumer/Business Law, Senior Law
  
Nevada Center for Ethics and Health PolicyMore Info
     Services: Provides information and forms for end of life medical care (advance directives, living wills, durable powers of attorney for health care). This agency does not provide legal advice.
Counties: Statewide
Subject: Consumer/Business Law, Disability Law, Senior Law
  
Nevada Consumer Affairs Division--Nevada Department of Business and IndustryMore Info
     Services: Handles complaints about misleading business practices.
Counties: Statewide
Subject: Consumer/Business Law
  
Nevada Legal Services - Clark County OfficeMore Info
     Services: Provides assistance for the following legal issues: government benefits, work related problems, housing problems, immigration, health care, and Indian law. In cooperation with other legal providers, Nevada Legal Services provides limited services in the following areas: private landlord/tenant, consumer law, family law and chapter 7 bankruptcy.
Counties: Clark county and some residents in Nye, Lincoln and Esmeralda Counties
Subject: Consumer/Business Law, Employment Law, Family Law, Government Benefits, Misc Law, Money Problems, Property Law
  
Nevada Legal Services - Reno OfficeMore Info
     Services: Provides assistance for the following legal issues: government benefits, work related problems, housing problems, immigration, health care, and Indian law. In cooperation with other legal providers, Nevada Legal Services provides limited services in the following areas: private landlord/tenant, consumer law, and family law.
Counties: Washoe County
Subject: Consumer/Business Law, Employment Law, Family Law, Government Benefits, Misc Law, Money Problems, Property Law
  
Nevada Small Business Development Center - Churchill CountyMore Info
     Services: A cooperative effort between the University of Nevada, Reno and the Churchill Economic Development Authority that provides assistance with small business start-up and other questions.
Counties: Churchill County, Lander County, Lyon County, Pershing County
Subject: Consumer/Business Law
  
Nevada Small Business Development Center - ElkoMore Info
     Services: A cooperative effort between the University of Nevada, Reno, Great Basin College, and the U.S. Small Business Administration that provides assistance with small business start-up and other questions.
Counties: Elko County
Subject: Consumer/Business Law
  
Nevada Small Business Development Center - ElyMore Info
     Services: The Rural Nevada Development Corporation provides business assistance through the Nevada Small Business Development Center. They provide assistance with small business start-up and other questions.
Counties: New and existing businesses in Lander County, Eureka County, White Pine County, Lincoln County, Esmeralda County, and Nye County.
Subject: Consumer/Business Law
  
Nevada Small Business Development Center - HendersonMore Info
     Services: A partnership program between the College of Business, University of Nevada, Las Vegas and the U.S. Small Business Administration that provides assistance with small business start-up and other questions.
Counties: Clark County new and existing businesses in Henderson and surrounding area, but will provide assistance outside the area.
Subject: Consumer/Business Law
  
Nevada Small Business Development Center - Main Office (Reno)More Info
     Services: A business assistance program funded by the U.S. Small Business Administration and the University of Nevada, Reno that provides services, expertise, and training in all areas including starting, growing, and developing a business.
Counties: Statewide - will help anyone in Nevada and may make referrals to local offices in Carson City, Elko, Ely, Gardnerville, Henderson, Las Vegas, North Las Vegas
Subject: Consumer/Business Law
  
Nevada Small Business Development Center - University of Nevada Las Vegas BranchMore Info
     Services: A partnership program between the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and the U.S. Small Business Administration that provides free assistance to small businesses and answers questions related to running small businesses including regulatory questions.
Counties: Clark County
Subject: Consumer/Business Law
  
Nevada Small Business Development Center - WinnemuccaMore Info
     Services: A partnership program with the Humboldt Development Authority, the University of Nevada, Reno and the U.S. Small Business Administration that provides free assistance to start-up and existing small businesses and answers questions related to running small businesses including regulatory questions.
Counties: new and existing business in Humboldt County, but will also provide assistance for other nearby areas
Subject: Consumer/Business Law
  
Nevada State Contractors BoardMore Info
     Services: Provides helpful information to homeowners about hiring and working with contractors. Allows homeowners to check that a contractor is properly licensed and if any disciplinary action has been taken against the contractor’s license. Investigates complaints about licensed contractors and about unlicensed contracting activity.
Counties: Statewide
Subject: Consumer/Business Law, Property Law
  
Office of the Governor, Consumer Health Assistance, Bureau for Hospital PatientsMore Info
     Services: Provides an explanation of your health care and health insurance rights.
Counties: Statewide
Subject: Consumer/Business Law, Disability Law, Government Benefits, Senior Law
  
Public Utilities Commission - Consumer Complaint Resolution DivisionMore Info
     Services: The PUC’s consumer complaint division resolves disputes between utility companies and customers. Provides information about your utility rights.
Counties: Statewide
Subject: Consumer/Business Law
  
Real Estate Division--Nevada State Department of Business and IndustryMore Info
     Services: Answers questions about the laws related to real estate purchases and sales licensing and regulation of real estate brokers, salespersons, appraisers, property managers, inspectors, community association managers, qualified intermediaries, timeshare sales agents, registered subdivisions and timeshare projects and handles certain types of complaints.
Counties: Statewide
Subject: Consumer/Business Law, Property Law
  
Safety Consultation and Training Section—Div. of Industrial Relations, Nevada Department of Business and IndustryMore Info
     Services: Provides workplace safety assistance services to Nevada Employers.
Counties: Statewide
Subject: Consumer/Business Law, Employment Law
  
Taxicab Authority—Nevada Department of Business and IndustryMore Info
     Services: Enforces the codes, statutes and regulations related to taxicabs in Clark County.
Counties: Clark County
Subject: Consumer/Business Law, Employment Law
  
Transportation Services Authority—Nevada Department of Business and IndustryMore Info
     Services: Oversees, licenses, and regulates passenger and other forms of transportation, including limousines, tow companies, movers of household goods and taxicabs (outside of Clark County).
Counties: Statewide
Subject: Consumer/Business Law
  
Volunteer Attorneys for Rural Nevada (VARN)More Info
     Services: Provides assistance related to the following legal issues: adoption, child custody and parental rights termination, divorce, domestic violence, foreclosures and other real estate matters, guardianship, homesteads, labor law or worker's compensation, name changes, non-profit corporation issues, probate, taxes, and wills. Also provides self-help divorce clinics for simple, uncomplicated cases.
Counties: Northwest Nevada
Subject: Consumer/Business Law, Disability Law, Employment Law, Family Law, Misc Law, Money Problems, Property Law, Senior Law
  
Washoe County Senior Law ProjectMore Info
     Services: Assists seniors with elder rights and elder abuse, consumer problems such as fraud, debt collections, foreclosures, government benefits issues, including Medicare, Medicaid and other health related issues, housing problems, lifetime planning legal issues, and utilities law.
Counties: Washoe County
Subject: Consumer/Business Law, Family Law, Government Benefits, Misc Law, Money Problems, Property Law, Senior Law
  
Washoe Legal ServicesMore Info
     Services: Assistance provided in the following areas of law: children's advocacy, housing discrimination, domestic violence, family law, immigration, and consumer issues.
Counties: Residents of Washoe County
Subject: Consumer/Business Law, Employment Law, Family Law
  
Workers' Compensation Section—Div. of Industrial Relations, Nevada Department of Business and IndustryMore Info
     Services: Handles workers' compensation (workplace injury) issues, but does not give legal advice.
Counties:
Subject: Consumer/Business Law, Employment Law
  


LEAN is not responsible for the accuracy of the information in this directory or other linked web sites. Users are strongly encouraged to verify if the information found is accurate, current and related to the appropriate jurisdiction. No legal advice is provided on the LEAN project pages.

Consumer/Business Law - Related Web Links
  Business
Car Problems
Identity Theft
Insurance
Medical
Patent, Copyright, Trademark & Trade Secrets
Predatory Lending
Utilities (Telephone & Power) Problems

Business
"Business and Human Resources" - from Nolo.com's Featured Free Articles
http://www.nolo.com/resource.cfm/catID/1745D9A3-D50D-4AAD-BFB3ED609A4EE3F5/111/

"Nevada Corporate Forms" - from Parasec indexing Nevada Secretary of State Forms http://www.parasec.com/stateforms.aspx

Car Problems
"Car Information-Many issues are explained at this website." - from Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada
http://www.lacsn.org/consumer-rights-project/car-information

"Car Repairs" - from Washoe Legal Services
http://www.washoelegalservices.org/carrep.htm

"New Car Purchases" - from Washoe Legal Services
http://www.washoelegalservices.org/carnew.htm

"Used Car Purchases" - from Washoe Legal Services
http://www.washoelegalservices.org/carused.htm

"Odometer Fraud" - from Washoe Legal Services
http://www.washoelegalservices.org/odo.htm

"Car Leases" - from Washoe Legal Services
http://www.washoelegalservices.org/leases.htm

"Consumer Information: Automobiles" - from the Federal Trade Commission, the National Association of Attorneys General and the American Automobile Association
http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/menus/consumer/autos.shtm

"Truth in Lending: What you Must Be Told When Getting a Consumer Loan or Other Consumer Credit." - from Washoe Legal Services
http://www.washoelegalservices.org/truth.htm

"Truth in Lending/Predatory Lending" - from Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada
http://www.lacsn.org/consumer-rights-project/predatory-lending

Identity Theft
"If You Think Your Identity Has Been Stolen Here's What to Do Now"--from the Federal Trade Commission
http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/edu/microsites/idtheft/

Insurance
"Consumer's Guide to Getting and Keeping Health Insurance in Nevada" - from the Georgetown University Health Policy Institute
http://healthinsuranceinfo.net/getinsured/nevada/

"Nevada Insurance Alert" - verify an insurance company and check for known insurance scams
http://www.nvinsurancealert.com

"Form for Reporting Individual Insurance Fraud" - from Nevada Attorney General's Office NDOJ
http://ag.state.nv.us/org/bcj/spd/ifu/GENERAL%20PUBLIC.pdf

Medical
"Consumer Complaint Form from Nevada Board of Medical Examiners" - from State of Nevada Board of Medical Examiners
http://medboard.nv.gov/Forms/ComplaintInteractive.pdf

"Consumer's Guide to Getting and Keeping Health Insurance in Nevada" - from the Georgetown University Health Policy Institute
http://healthinsuranceinfo.net/getinsured/nevada/

"License Verification for Medical Doctor, Physician Assistant or Practitioner of Respiratory Care" - from State of Nevada Board of Medical Examiners
https://nsbme.mylicense.com/Verification/

"Summary of the HIPAA Privacy Rule" - from United States Department of Health and Human Services
http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/hipaa/

Patent, Copyright, Trademark & Trade Secrets
"Patents, Copyright & Art" - from Nolo.com's Free Featured Articles
http://www.nolo.com/resource.cfm/catID/FD8C060B-5DD4-4809-A53ECCF6BBD87E32/310/

Predatory Lending
"Don't Borrow Trouble" Office of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, an informational web site on predatory lending. Northern Nevada Residents may also call the related hot line at 775-337-6363 for assistance with predatory lending problems.
http://www.dontborrowtrouble.com/

"Truth in Lending/Predatory Lending" - from Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada
http://www.lacsn.org/consumer-rights-project/predatory-lending

Utilities (Telephone & Power) Problems
"Cramming: Mystery Phone Charges" -from the Federal Trade Commission
http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/edu/pubs/consumer/products/pro18.shtm

"Slamming"(unauthorized phone service switching) - from Nevada Public Utilities Commission
http://pucweb1.state.nv.us/PUCN/ConsumerInfo/slamming.htm


 


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