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Record Sealing Class

It may come as a surprise to learn that individuals with a criminal history may seal their criminal record. If you are interested in sealing your criminal record, the first step requires you to decipher what crimes you have been convicted of and/or charged with. To do this, you will need to obtain your Criminal

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Dear TRC Counselor,

Dear TRC Counselor, My landlord is charging me late fees during the pandemic!  Are they allowed to do this?  It is not fair for them to take thousands of dollars in rental assistance from CHAPs and then turn around and charge me 6 months of late fees that are now posted to my tenant portal.

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Guardianship: What You Should Know

Britney Spears has been widely reported in the news recently, for the nightmare under her California conservatorship. For thirteen years, accounts allege that Spears was like a prisoner in her own home, unless she was out making money for her estate, paying for her keepers and attorneys to perpetuate their lifestyle at her expense. How

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Dear TRC Counselor

Dear TRC Counselor,  My landlord just sent me a letter (on company letterhead) telling me that they are not going to allow me to renew my lease at the end of November.  I have rented this townhome for the past 10 years, and I have never been late on my rent.  How can they get

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Job Openings at NLS

NLS has openings for staff attorneys in our Reno and Las Vegas Offices. Head to our Employment+Internships page to apply now! In Reno we have openings for an attorney in our Core Services, Rural Consumer Law Project, and Senior Law Project. In Las Vegas we have an opening for a Core Services attorney. You can

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PUA Benefits End

Under the CARES Act, PUA benefits were initially set to end in December 2020. The Consolidated Appropriations Act extended that deadline to March 14, 2021, and the American Rescue Plan extended it again to September 4. The additional $300 for individuals receiving regular Unemployment Insurance benefits (UI) also ended. If you have applied for benefits

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