Providing Equal Access to Justice for Low-Income Nevadans.

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Free Legal Help

Nevada Legal Services is a non-profit organization providing free legal services to low income Nevadans in all counties.

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Are you interested in helping Nevada Legal Services or helping our clients? There are numerous ways that you can get involved.

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Our Pro Bono activities include outreaches, Continuing Legal Education Courses (CLEs), case involvement and special events.

Read the story... See how NLS helps

Nevada is a state where the percentage of people in poverty is more than 13%, with our communities spread across more than 110,000 square miles. Nevada Legal Services helps people in the crowded communities surrounding Las Vegas...and we help others living in the area of Carson City and Reno...but what sets us apart is that we help families in all areas of Nevada.

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Our Mission

It is the Mission of Nevada Legal Services to strengthen the community by ensuring fairness and providing equal access to justice for low-income Nevadans.


Thank you so much for helping me and my boys…With your help its peace of mind and putting our lives in order.

Our NLS counselor Ken listened to our dilemma and helped resolve our issue when others could not or would not. The counselor took the time to ask questions and gain an understanding of our situation which was complicated.

I won my appeal. I am extremely pleased with the help and advice I received. I don’t think I would have had the confidence to speak up for myself and what’s right if not for my attorney’s advice. Thank you.

Hi Jennifer. How are you? I hope you are doing great!! My son is doing wonderful! He has just finished his third and last transplant! I just wanted to update and thank you for all the hard work and research you did for my son and myself. Keep working hard for families and bringing justice to the front line!!

Thank you so much for representing me in my case! This whole thing brought on a whole lot of mental pressure but your support alleviated a lot of it and helped us to win! I couldn’t have done it without you, thanks again!

What We Do

We provide free legal assistance to eligible clients.  We are a statewide, nonprofit public interest law firm funded by grants from the Legal Services Corporation, the Nevada Bar Foundation, and other state, federal, and private grants.  Our practice is civil law and we do not handle criminal law cases. Eligibility usually depends on your income level. Contact us if you need help. There may always be a grant under which we can help you!

  • Government Benefit Denials

    • SNAP (Food Stamps)
    • Medicaid/Medicare
    • Social Security Disability
    • Temporary Assistance for Needy
    • Unemployment Benefits
    • Veteran’s Benefits

  • Subsidized Housing and Mobile Home Parks

    • Termination of housing assistance
    • Denial of housing assistance
    • Evictions from all housing types

  • Consumer Issues

    • Foreclosure Defense
    • Bankruptcy
    • Collection Defense
    • Garnishment and Attachment Exemptions
    • Fair Debt Collection and Credit Reporting

  • Ryan White Part B

    • Government Benefit Denials (SSDI, SSI, Medicare/Medicaid, SNAP)
    • Consumer Issues (Bankruptcies, Foreclosures, etc.)
    • Record Sealing (Criminal & Eviction)
    • Name Changes
    • Housing
    • Estate Planning (Wills & Power of Attorneys)
    • Limited Family Law
    • Discrimination (Employment, Housing, Public Accommodation)
    • Employment Law

  • Native American

    • Assistance w/ Tribal Code Drafting
    • Jurisdictional Issues
    • Federal Trusts
    • Wills and Probate
    • Criminal Cases in Tribal Courts
    • Individual Civil Cases in Tribal Courts

  • Tenants’ Rights Center

    • Tenant Evictions
    • Deposit Returns
    • Damages Defense
    • Families Habitability Issues

  • Elder Law

    • Wills and Probate
    • Evictions
    • Garnishment
    • Medicare
    • Nursing Home Issues

  • Family Law Matters

    • Guardianship Matters
    • In cooperation with other legal service providers and our Pro Bono Program, we provide only limited services in other family law matters.

  • Veterans and Rural Services

    • Evictions
    • Denial of housing assistance 
    • Bankruptcy 
    • Collection Defense 
    • Mortgage Foreclosure Counseling  

Upcoming Events & Classes

Need Legal Help?

Free legal counsel and representation is available if you qualify.