Nevada Legal Services (Northern Nevada)

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

Nevada Legal Services, Inc.

We are a private, statewide, nonprofit public interest law firm funded by grants from the Legal Services Corporation, the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the Aging and Disabilities Services Division of the State of Nevada, the Justice League of Nevada, and District Court filing fees. We are dedicated to helping you. We provide legal service in civil matters to eligible clients. Eligibility depends on the type of legal assistance you need and your income level.

To be eligible for assistance through Nevada Legal Services you generally must be an individual, household, organization, group or Indian tribe with a low income.  If you are over the age of 60 or own and occupy your home, you may qualify under other guidelines.  Please call our Reno or Elko offices to see if you qualify.

The types of legal matters we may consider for representation include:


Government Programs

  • Denials, Reductions, Terminations and Overpayments of benefits.
  • Food Stamps
  • Supplemental Security Income/Social Security
  • Welfare Temporary Assistance To Needy Families (TANF)
  • Unemployment Compensation
  • Low Income Tax Clinics (LITC)

Health Care

  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Medical Assistance


Housing Matters

  • Eviction Defense
  • Mobile Home Park Tenancies
  • Section 8, Public Housing, or other subsidized housing


Consumer Law

  • Fair debt collection (defensive)
  • Fair Credit Reporting
  • Garnishments
  • Foreclosure Prevention



  • VAWA Self Petitions
  • U-Visa or T-Visa Applications


Indian Law

  • Tribal Sovereignty and Jurisdiction
  • Indian Status Issues
  • Representation in Tribal Court

Pro Bono Program

  • Self-Help Clinics
  • Education Seminars


Reno Office serving all of Northern Nevada


Our Address in Reno
Nevada Legal services, Inc.
204 Marsh Ave., Ste. 101
Reno, NV 89509
775-284-3497 Fax

Toll Free: 1-800-323-8666


Our Address in Carson City (Tuesdays and Thursdays ONLY)
Nevada Legal Services, Inc.
2621 Northgate Lane, Ste. 10 (Capital City Circles Initiative)
Carson City, NV 89706
Call the Reno office to schedule an appointment
Toll Free: 1-800-323-8666

Our Address in Elko
Nevada Legal Services, Inc.
380 Court St., Ste. D
Elko, NV 89801
775-753-5890 Fax

Last Review and Update: Jun 04, 2013