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Boyd Law School Partners with Nonprofit Groups for Community Law Day Aug. 24

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Campus News  |  Aug 16, 2013  |  By Megan Downs
Media Contact: Megan Downs, Office of Media Relations (702) 895-0898


The intricacies of bankruptcy law, small claims procedures, and the family court process are among the topics to be discussed at Community Law Day, a series of free legal education classes offered through the UNLV Boyd School of Law.


9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24


UNLV Boyd School of Law, 4505 S. Maryland Pkwy, Las Vegas


Classes are designed to cover specific areas of law that will help individuals understand court procedures, documentation requirements and changes to laws. Individuals who attend the classes may apply for pro bono assistance. The event is co-sponsored by the UNLV Boyd School of Law, Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada, and Nevada Legal Services.

The event is free and open to the public and will offer some courses in Spanish.

The schedule offers:

9 a.m to 11 a.m.

  • Bankruptcy
  • Family Law/ Divorce
  • Family Law (taught in Spanish)

11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

  • Small Claims
  • Family Law - Paternity/Custody
  • Guardianship

The UNLV Boyd School of Law, in partnership with Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada and Nevada Legal Services, has sponsored legal information classes the last 15 years and has helped more than 45,000 people in the community.


For more information on this event and this fall's free legal education class schedule, call the Boyd School of Law at (702) 895-3671 or call Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada, (702) 386-1070. Class descriptions and schedule of free classes offered throughout the fall are available


Media are invited to attend. Please contact Megan Downs at (702) 895-0898 for a press credential.