Social distancing and lockdowns are necessary to help control the impact of coronavirus. However, an unanticipated consequence of these measures is their impact on domestic abuse victims in the U.S. and worldwide. Data suggests that isolation is one of the primary tactics used by abusers to… Read More
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With the current high unemployment rate in Nevada, many individuals are concerned about how to keep a roof over their head and put food on the table. Other looming concerns include how to manage car payments, payday and title loans, and credit card debt. For many Nevadans, the amount of… Read More
Delivery of services to Nevada domestic violence (DV) survivors is more important than ever during the Covid-19 pandemic. For that reason, customary service providers such a shelters, courts, self-help centers, legal aid, rape crisis and law enforcement have all adjusted their practices and procedures to meet… Read More
I’ll never be an attorney! Growing up, I was convinced that I would never be an attorney, let alone see myself working with Legal Aid. My impression of attorneys was based on what I saw in popular media, where attorneys are often portrayed as brash, loud-mouthed, and generally unscrupulous characters. … Read More
Five months ago, Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada was providing in-person services at four different locations (Civil Law Self Help Center, Family Law Self Help Center, Vegas Strong Resiliency Center, and the main building) helping with requests such as responding to debt collection cases, evictions, TPO applications, consumer fraud… Read More
Did you or someone you know recently lose a job in Nevada? If so, you may be entitled to unemployment benefits. The purpose of unemployment benefits is to provide compensation to former employees who are unable to work at this time, but not as a result of the employee’s own… Read More