Civil Law Self-Help Center (NV)

Opened in 2009, seeks to increase access to the legal system by providing extensive support services to self-represented parties. Based in Las Vegas and has extensive online resources.
Link to organization

Primary geographic focus: Nevada
Organization type(s): Online, Provider
Tags: Information Centers, Pro Se/Self-Help

Among other things, the center does:

  • Provides legal information, educational materials, and training to self-represented litigants regarding court rules, court procedure, and various civil legal topics;
  • Assists with the identification and completion of legal forms;
  • Refers parties to other legal and non-legal community resources;
  • Conducts a weekly Ask-A-Lawyer program, at which litigants can meet with volunteer pro bono attorneys regarding landlord-tenant issues; and
  • Provides forms and information via its website on such topics as mediation, small claims actions, landlord-tenant disputes, foreclosures, protection orders, and how to represent one’s self in court, among other things.


Blog Post

Closing the ‘Justice Gap’

Lonnie A. Powers
Huffington Post
July 11, 2014
This blog post details the way technology and self-help centers are helping expand access to justice.

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