Programs

Washoe Legal Services has established specific programs to address specific legal issues.  We encourage community members to contact us regarding any civil legal issue even if it is not within our established practice areas.  We may still be able to assist you with your legal issue or we will try to refer you to another appropriate community agency. 

Adult Guardianships & Seniors

We provide a variety of legal services to seniors 60 years of age and older in order to eliminate elder abuse and promote healthy living and stable financial conditions.

Housing & Consumer Protection

 We focus our efforts on preserving and protecting our client’s limited property and income from adverse creditor actions and Fair Debt Collection Law violations.

Medical Legal Partnerships

We assists individuals and their families with improving social and other conditions that are having an adverse impact on their health and lifestyle.

Child Advocacy

We provide legal assistance for abused and neglected children in order to ensure safety, health, education, family permanency and access to justice.

Immigration

We assist eligible immigrants who need access to the justice system for legal status and work authorization with legal aid to help achieve stability and normalcy.

Self Help Center

Our priorities are to help victims escape abusive relationships as well as assist with divorce and custody cases in order to preserve and reunify healthy families.

Domestic Violence

We help victims of domestic violence take legal action to escape abuse, obtain protection, rebuild their lives and achieve financial stability.

Inmate Assistance

We engage in administrative advocacy, litigation, and public education on behalf of prisoners incarcerated in Nevada state prisons and county jails.
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Other

Our priorities are to help victims escape abusive relationships as well as assist with divorce and custody cases in order to preserve and reunify healthy families.

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