Clark County Family Law Self-Help Center
HOURS OF SERVICE
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Closed weekends and holidays
Please note: The last ticket for service is issued 20 minutes prior to closing. The Clerk of the Court's hours of operation are Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 a.m.
Welcome to the Clark County Family Law Online Self-Help Center. Here, you can obtain information on various family law topics and access our library of over one hundred court approved forms. Our forms are intended for use in the Family Court of the Eight Judicial District.
In order to navigate this site effectively please view the topics listed on the left hand side toolbar and click on the link that best describes what family law topic you are interested in obtaining information and/or forms on.
The Self-Help Center is operated by the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada and has been serving the community since 1999. Each month the Center's staff assists thousands of individuals represent themselves in Family Court proceedings by providing legal information, use of legal materials, instruction on family court practice and procedure, facilitating informational classes and programs, and providing fill-in-the-blank court forms.
We hope the information shown here is helpful and will make your contact with the court efficient and more productive. All information is intended to assist you in making the best use of your access to justice. Please note that private counsel is always recommended for legal matters. The Self-Help Center is prohibited from giving legal advice.
The Family Law Self-Help Center provides services to all self-represented individuals; including opposing parties. Be advised that there is NO attorney-client privilege or confidentiality between the Center and any individual. The Self-Help Center will only provide information and resources.
The Self-Help Center hosts the "Ask a Lawyer" program every Thursday from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. The program offers self- represented individuals a free, fifteen minute consultation with a lawyer regarding family law matters.
Lawyer consultations begin promptly at 2:00 p.m. No children are allowed in lawyer consultations.
To Register call (702) 386- 1070, ext. 1731
The Self-Help Center would like to thank all volunteer "Ask a Lawyer" attorneys for generously donating their time to this important community service.
Representing yourself at Family Court?
View the below videos for helpful information.
|1. Introduction to the video:||English||Español|
|2. Introduction to Family Court: J Hoskin||English||Español|
|3. Introduction to the Eighth District Rules: J Giuliani||English||Español|
|4. Children in Court Proceedings: J Steel||English||Español|
|5. Family Mediation Center: Joyce Gallina||English||Español|
|6. What is Mediation Like? (Mock Mediation)||English||Español|
|7. Motions and Filed Papers: J Duckworth||English||Español|
|8. Arguing Your Case: J Henderson||English||Español|
|9. What Happens After Your Court Case: J Nathan||English||Español|
|10. The Importance of the Final Order: J Nathan||English||Español|
|11. Conclusion: J Nathan||English||Español|
|12. Additional Helpful Tips: J. Moss||English||Español|