Finding an Attorney
Fees and Problems with Attorneys
Classes About the Law (Free)
Small Claims Court
Help for Non-legal Problems
Finding an Attorney
You don't have to rely on the Yellow Pages alone. Here are some web sites that may help you find an attorney.
AttorneyGuide.com Locate Nevada attorneys by location and area of practice.
Lawyer Locator by Martindale U.S. and international searchable directory of attorneys that provides ratings for some attorneys.
State Bar of Nevada Lawyer Referral Service (Will refer you to a Nevada lawyer for free, but there is usually a charge for the initial attorney consultation.)
Fees and Problems with Attorneys
"Fee Dispute Arbitration" Explains fee conflicts between clients and attorneys. - from the Nevada State Bar
"Clients' Security Fund" Explains funds available to clients when an attorney has mishandled a case. - from the Nevada State Bar
"How Lawyers Charge" - from the Nevada State Bar
"Lawyer Discipline" - from the Nevada State Bar
Classes about the Law (Free)
Legal Aide Services of Southern Nevada and UNLV / Boyd School of Law have created a partnership program to help provide legal information to the Las Vegas area community. Boyd Law students present informational classes about Housing, Small Claims, Bankruptcy and Family Law matters and help self represented litigants understand how to present their case and represent themselves in court.
Class Calendar http://www.lacsn.org/calendar/
Free Monthly Legal Seminar at the Washoe County Law Library
"Criminal Law" - from Nolo.com's Free Featured Articles
National Sex Offender Public Registry--from The U.S. Department of Justice
http://www.nsopr.gov/ (can search for sex offenders locally or nationwide)
"Sealing Criminal Records" - from Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada
"Sealing Criminal Records" - from Clark County District Attorney's Office
"Sealing Nevada Criminal History Records" - from Nevada Criminal Records Repository
"Sample Forms for Sealing Criminal History Records in the Washoe County Second Judicial District Court " - from the Washoe County Law Library - Reno, Nevada
"Nevada Law on Sealing Criminal Records, Pardons and Restoration of Civil Rights" - from Nevada Board of Pardons Commissioners
"Statutory Rape Education Project" - by the Nevada Public Health Foundation. Includes free links to related Nevada laws and brochures explaining the law in English and Spanish.
"What to Do If You Are a Victim of a Crime" - by US Department of Justice
DUI - from the Nevada State Bar
"Drunk Driving FAQ" - from Nolo.com's Free Featured Articles
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.
For forms related to specific topics, please select a topic from http://www.nvlawdirectory.org/links.html See also, Guide to Finding Nevada Law on the Web--Legal forms at http://www.nvlawdirectory.org/bysubresearchguide.html#forms
The four web links below collect forms and self help resources for a variety of Nevada legal topics.
"SilverSource" - from the State of Nevada, the Silver Source Forms Clearinghouse is designed to help you quickly find the Nevada State government forms you're looking forhttp://silversource.state.nv.us/
"Legal Forms" - from LawInfo's Legal Resource Center
The Legal Resource Center Forms and documents are for educational purposes. Due to the intense personal nature of any legal issue, it is suggested that you consult with appropriate legal counsel to ensure your issues are effectively resolved.
"Legal Forms" - from the Nevada Supreme Court Law Library
The forms you find here are just a starting point. They may provide you with ideas on content and style but specific requirements vary by court. If the sample form is from a court other than the one in which you are filing you MUST change the form to reflect the court in which you are filing. You MUST contact the clerk of the court where your item will be filed to make sure you meet all formatting (referred to as Court Styling), content and procedural requirements.
"Nevada Supreme Court Forms made available by the Nevada Supreme Court Council for Pro Se Assistance" - from the Nevada Supreme Court standardized family law forms that may be used throughout the state and other court forms such as appeals forms for litigants without attorneys
"Immigration and Green Cards" - from Nolo.com's Free Featured Articles
Personal Injury (wrongful death, medical malpractice, automobile accidents, defective products, sexual molestation and sexual harassment, insurance company failure to pay, unsafe property conditions, dog bites and intentional physical harm) - from Nevadainjuries.com
"Personal Injury" - from Nolo.com's Free Featured Articles
Small Claims Court (see also Research Help - Guide to Finding Nevada Law on the Web--Checking with the Court)
"Representing Yourself in Small Claims Court" - from Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada
"Representing Yourself in Small Claims Court" - from Washoe Legal Services
"Taxes and Audits" - from Nolo.com's Free Featured Articles
"Traffic Tickets" - from Nolo.com's Free Featured Articles
Help for Non-Legal Problems
Sometimes you need help for more than just a legal problem for things like counseling and emergency housing, etc. When a situation like that comes up, you might want to try contacting these agencies. They will be able to tell you where you can find free help.
Nevada 211 Provides assistance for non-emergency services in the State of Nevada. http://www.nevada211.org
From basic needs to any health and human service program, one call to Nevada 2-1-1 offers access to: Basic human services, Physical and mental health resources, Employment support services, Programs for children, youth and families, Support for seniors and persons with disabilities, volunteer opportunities and donations,
and support for community crisis or disaster recovery. This is a statewide collaborative program.
Crisis Call Center (toll free: 1 (800) 992-5757)
Help of Southern Nevada (702) 369-4357
NvElderCare.org - Caregiver Resources & Information
United Way of No. Nevada Directory of Services (statewide searchable web directory of services)