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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
  
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 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
  
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
  


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Money Problems - Related Web Links
  Bankruptcy
Credit Repair
Debt Collection
Financial Literacy
Foreclosure
Identity Theft
Loan Problems

Bankruptcy
Legal Seminar: Bankruptcy, presented by Patricia Phair, Esq. February 2010 - Monthly Legal Seminars on different topics offered by the Washoe County Law Library available on the Washoe County Television Channel.
http://washoe-nv.granicus.com/ASX.php?view_id=6&clip_id=428&r=cfbc88f042e3c69807bb26965421fa27&xp=y&intro=1&sn=washoe-nv.gran

Bankruptcy - from the Nevada State Bar
https://www.nvbar.org/sites/default/files/bankruptcy%20brochure.pdf

Bankruptcy - from Nolo.com's Free Featured Articles
http://www.nolo.com/legal-encyclopedia/bankruptcy/

"Bankruptcy Basics" - from the United States Courts
http://www.uscourts.gov/bankruptcycourts/bankruptcybasics.html

"Bankruptcy and Debt" - from the Findlaw.com
http://bankruptcy.findlaw.com/

"Consumer Education Center" - from the American Bankruptcy Institute
http://consumer.abi.org/

"Nevada Bankruptcy Exemptions" - from BankruptcyAction.com
http://www.bankruptcyaction.com/nvexemptions.htm

United States Bankruptcy Court District of Nevada--includes forms and rules
http://www.nvb.uscourts.gov/

Bankruptcy Information from Cornell Law School Legal Information Institute
http://topics.law.cornell.edu/wex/bankruptcy

Corporate Bankruptcy - What Every Investor Should Know from U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
http://www.sec.gov/investor/pubs/bankrupt.htm

Before You File for Personal Bankruptcy: Information About Credit Counseling and Debtor Education from Federal Trade Commission
http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/edu/pubs/consumer/credit/cre41.shtm

Access to Bankruptcy and Other Court Case Files, ca. 1940 - 1998 from National Archives
http://www.archives.gov/research/court-records/bankruptcy.html

Fact Sheet: Your Employer's Bankruptcy - How Will It Affect Your Employee Benefits? from US Dept. of Labor
http://www.dol.gov/ebsa/newsroom/fsbankruptcy.html

The United States Trustee Program, the component of the Department of Justice responsible for overseeing the administration of bankruptcy cases and private trustees.
http://www.justice.gov/ust/

Web BRD: Lynn M. LoPucki's Bankruptcy Research Database Web BRD is the most powerful business bankruptcy research tool on the web.
http://lopucki.law.ucla.edu/

"North America Military Financial Education Center" Financial Education Tools for Everyone
http://militaryfinance.umuc.edu/index.html


Credit Repair
"Credit Repair: How to DIY and Avoid a Scam" - from the Federal Trade Commission
http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/edu/pubs/consumer/alerts/alt097.shtm

"Credit Repair: How to Help Yourself" - from the Federal Trade Commission
http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/edu/pubs/consumer/credit/cre13.shtm

"Articles and FAQ's for Credit Repair for Bad Credit" - from Nolo Publishing Companyt
http://www.nolo.com/legal-encyclopedia/bad-credit-repair/

"Your Credit Card Rights" - from National Consumer Law Center, Inc.
http://www.nclc.org/images/pdf/older_consumers/cf_credit_card_rights.pdf

"Consumer Credit Counseling Service" - A nonprofit, United Way, HUD certified financial counseling service providing.
http://www.cccsnevada.org/

"Annual Credit Report Free" - AnnualCreditReport.com is the official site to help consumers to obtain their free credit report.
https://www.annualcreditreport.com/cra/index.jsp

"Model Letters to the Credit Reporting Agencies" - Credit Repair Process - from Miami Dade College
http://www.mdc.edu/wolfson/student/WorkingSolutions/files/CREDIT%20REPAIR%20PROCESS.doc

"US Code (United States Law) Credit Repair Organizations" Title 15 > Chapter 41 > Subchapter II–A: Credit Repair Organizations
http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/15/usc_sup_01_15_10_41_20_II-A.html

. "North America Military Financial Education Center - Financial Education Tools for Everyone"
http://militaryfinance.umuc.edu/index.html


Debt Collection
"Debt Collection" - from Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada
http://www.lacsn.org/consumer-rights-project/debt-collection/

"Dealing with Creditors" - from Nolo.com's Free Featured Articles
http://www.nolo.com/resource.cfm/catID/43A35C36-0A53-4E37-B92C80B98E69E6D0/213/208/155/

"Consumer Law: Debt Collection" - from Washoe Legal Services
http://www.washoelegalservices.org/debt.htm

"Did You Lose a Lawsuit? Here Are Your Rights Concerning Garnishment and Attachment" - from Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada
http://www.lacsn.org/consumer-rights-project/debt-collection/61-attachment-and-garnishment

"Lose a Lawsuit? Your Rights Concerning Garnishment and Attachment" - from Washoe Legal Services
http://www.washoelegalservices.org/lawsuit.htm

Financial Literacy

www.mymoney.gov
MyMoney.gov is the U.S. government's website dedicated to teaching all Americans the basics about financial education. Throughout the site, you will find important information from 20 federal agencies government wide.

www.360financialliteracy.org
The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
360 Degrees of Financial Literacy is a multi-faceted effort, spearheaded by the AICPA, with the support of state CPA societies. The program encourages CPAs to take a broad leadership role in volunteering to educate the American public, from school children to retirees, on financial topics that apply specifically to their particular stage of life.

www.nevadacpa.org/Public/Financial_Literacy.htm
Nevada Society of Certified Public Accountants 360 Degrees of Financial Literacy

www.financiallit.org
The Institute for Financial Literacy is a tax exempt non-profit organization whose mission is to make effective financial literacy education available for all American adults.

www.occ.treas.gov/cdd/finlitresdir.htm
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency: Financial Literacy Resource Directory. This directory provides information on financial literacy resources, issues and events that are important to bankers, organizations, and consumers of all ages. The directory includes descriptions and contact information for a sampling of organizations that have undertaken financial literacy initiatives as a primary mission, government programs, fact sheets, newsletters, conference materials, publications, and links to Web sites.

http://www.treasury.gov/about/organizational-structure/offices/Pages/Domestic-Finance.aspx
United States Department of the Treasury: The Office of Domestic Finance, headed by the Under Secretary, advises and assists the Secretary and Deputy Secretary on the domestic financial system, fiscal policy and operations, governmental assets and liabilities, and related economic and financial matters.

"North America Military Financial Education Center - Financial Education Tools for Everyone" - from BankruptcyAction.com
http://militaryfinance.umuc.edu/index.html

"Money Talks" from University of California Cooperative Extension
http://moneytalks4teens.ucdavis.edu/index.cfm

Financial Literacy for Spanish Speaking Populations
Educación Financiera

http://www.mymoney.gov/home-es.html
MyMoney.gov es el sitio Web del Gobierno de los EE. UU. que ofrece toda la información básica sobre educación financiera. MyMoney.gov puede ayudarlo a la hora de comprar una casa, cuadrar su chequera, o invertir en su 401k. A través de este sitio usted encontrará información importante de 20 agencias federales.

http://www.dallasfed.org/ca/ewealth/index.html

A website from the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
Cómo crear riqueza: Una guía para alcanzar sus metas financieras.

http://www.treasury.gov/en-espanol/Pages/fin-edu-resources-es.aspx
Oficina de Educación Financiera

United States Department of the Treasury - Office of Financial Education.

www.money-wise.org

A national financial literacy partnership of Consumer Action and Capital One, is the first program of its kind to combine free, multilingual financial education materials, curricula and teaching aids with regional meetings and roundtables to train community-based organization staff so that consumers at all income levels and walks of life can be reached.

"Cuidada tu Dinero - Money Talks" from University of California Cooperative Extension
http://moneytalks4teens.ucdavis.edu/index_S.cfm

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/

"Nevada Attorney General" on Identity Theft
http://ag.state.nv.us/victims/idtheft/idtheft.html

"North America Military Financial Education Center - Financial Education Tools for Everyone" - from BankruptcyAction.com
http://militaryfinance.umuc.edu/index.html

Foreclosure
"Lawyer in the Library: Recent Changes to Nevada Foreclosure Law for the Homeowner, presented by Douglas Flowers, Esq. & comments by Nevada Supreme Court representatives about mediation." - from Washoe County Law Library Monthly Legal Seminars, different topics each month and available at Washoe County Television Video on Demand
http://washoe-nv.granicus.com/ASX.php?view_id=6&clip_id=326&r=cd7ecb6f94e51a525ec723b29f4be023&xp=y&intro=1&sn=washoe-nv.gran

"Eviction Following Foreclosure" provided by Clark County Nevada Civil Law Self-help Center
http://www.clarkcountycourts.us/CivilSHC/landlord-tenant-evictions/eviction-foreclosure.html

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

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

"What Can I Do About a Defaulted Student Loan?" - from Legal Aid of Southern Nevada
http://www.lacsn.org/consumer-rights-project/student-loans

"What Can I Do About a Defaulted School Loan?" - from Washoe Legal Services
http://www.washoelegalservices.org/student.htm


 


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