Case List (Pro Bono Opportunities)

CASES AVAILABLE FOR PLACEMENT

Please contact Edith Zarate at (775) 284-3491 x 237 or ezarate@nlslaw.net to take a Pro Bono Case in the North or Heather Barrow at (702) 386-0404 x 170 or hbarrow@nlslaw.net to take a Pro Bono Case in the South.

  • Southern Nevada Cases

    20-0092538: Client is requesting assistance with an adult guardianship client is schizophrenic and was advised by his doctor to obtain a guardianship client has a signed certificate of incapacity by his doctor.20-0093599: Client is a veteran requesting assistance with a will and POA for him and his spouse.  Client has a home that still has a mortgage.  Client also has a car and fire arms.  Client would like to divide his assets with his two adult step daughters.  Client does not have any biological children.20-0093718: Client is a veteran requesting assistance with a POA for medical and financial purposes.  Client would like to his son to be the agent of the POA.20-0093648: Client is requesting assistance with a trust and a POA for medical purposes.  Client has a home that is paid off and 2 vehicles that are paid off.  The client would like to put the home in a trust to protect his 3 young children.  Client has six adult children from a previous marriage and three minor kids with his current spouse.  Client would like to assign his wife as his agent for the POA.20-0093613: Client is a veteran seeking assistance with a Will and PAO for medical and financial purposes.  Client has a home that is paid off and a vehicle that he is still making payments on.  Client has no children would like to leave assets to a friend.20-0093870: Client is a veteran seeking assistance with a Will and a POA for client and wife.  Client would like to do a joint will.  Client and wife have a home that still has a mortgage and two cars that are paid off.  Client has two adult children he would like to make beneficiaries on the will and POA’s.20-0093865: is requesting assistance with a Will and POA’s.  Client has no assets only assets Client are her belongings in her apartment.  Client would like to ass her adult nephew as the beneficiary of her will and the agent of her POA’s.20-0092968: Client is requesting assistance with a divorce and child support.  Client lives in Pahrump; Nevada Client will travel to Vegas.  Client got married in Las Vegas, Nv in 2010.  Client and husband separated November 2019. Client husband lives in Las Vegas and is willing to sign any document.  Client has an eight-year-old daughter with her husband and is seeking full custody the husband is agreeing with the terms.   Client and husband have a property in Pahrump were client and daughter live.  Client started process with the lender for the husband to quit claim deed the property to her.   Client husband is agreeing on leaving the property to the client.20-0092211: Client is requesting assistance with a divorce.  Client was married in 1999 and separated in 2005.  Client husband lives in Arizona and is agreeing with the divorce.  Client has no children or property with her husband.  Client husband is a veteran and he is willing to give her military benefits is she is entitled.20-0093856: Client is requesting assistance with sealing his criminal record.  Client has a 2002 grand larceny gross misdemeanor.  It is the only charge client has on his record.  Client has an updated criminal history report and scope.20-0092708:  Client is requesting assistance with Bankruptcy chapter #7.  Client owes $10,000 in credit card debt.  Client is behind on credit cards since August 2019.  Client has no other debt client has no mortgage or car payment.20-0093351: Client is requesting assistance with Bankruptcy chapter #7.  Client received a summons and complaint from capital one.  Client owes $6,000 to capital one.  Client has additional credit card debt of $14,000 client is behind on payments.  Client is unemployed client owes the IRS and is making monthly payments of $50.00.

  • Northern Nevada Cases

  • 20-0094246 Custody: Client would like representation in a custody case regarding a four-year-old child. Parties had a mutual agreement that is not longer working out. A petition to establish custody and visitation has been filed with the Second Judicial District Court.

  • 20-0094507 Runaway Teen: Client needs assistance getting a Writ of Habeas Corpus filed with District Court in Carson City. The state of Washington can intervene and take custody of the teenager who is currently at a family friends home only if the Writ of Habeas Corpus is granted. Client filed a police report on June 4, 2020 and that same day Graham P.D. visited the home where the teen is residing and verified her presence.
  • 20-0094609 Modification of Custody: CONSULTATION ONLY: Client is seeking a consultation regarding modification of her current custody order. Client currently only has supervised visitations that adverse party has refused to let her exercise. Client is seeking joint legal and physical custody.