Nevada Self Help and Legal Research
This page provides information about Self Help and Legal Research resources in Nevada.
Links are grouped by those that cover courts statewide, for multiple counties, and then by individual county.
Nevada - Statewide Courts Self Help
Traffic and Motor Vehicle Information
The Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles offers information about traffic laws, motor vehicle laws, driver licenses, and driving history records.
Nevada Foreclosure Mediation Program
Nevada courts offer a specialized mediation program for homeowners and lenders to find a mutually agreeable resolution to avoid foreclosure.
Nevada Legal Brochures
Informational brochures are available from the Nevada State Bar Association on various legal topics. Some brochures are also available in Spanish.
Domestic Violence Help by County
Services for victims of domestic violence, including emergency shelter, food and financial assistance, job assistance, legal advocacy and counseling are listed by region and county.
Nevada Law Library
Find information about the Nevada Supreme Court Law Library, including location, hours, an online catalog, and links to self-help resources and forms.
Nevada Court Rules
View the rules of Nevada courts, including rules of statewide application and local rules of practice for various judicial districts and Justice Courts.
Foreclosure Prevention Resources
Resources for preventing foreclosure in Nevada are provided, including local housing counseling agencies, state and local agencies and programs, and a link to legal assistance providers.
Nevada Multiple County Courts Self Help
5th Judicial District Drug Court
View information about Drug Court in the 5th Judicial District, a drug intervention program for adults and juveniles that provides an alternative to criminal adjudication and incarceration in Esmeralda and Nye Counties.
Churchill County - Courts Self Help Resources
Churchill County District Court Telephonic Appearances
View information about appearing in family court proceedings by telephone in Churchill County District Court.
Churchill County Law Library
The Churchill County Law Library is open to the general public for legal research.
City of Carson City County - Courts Self Help Resources
Carson City Juvenile Drug Court
The Carson City Juvenile Drug Court offers an alternative to traditional adjudication in the juvenile justice system for delinquent offenders with substance abuse issues.
Clark County - Courts Self Help Resources
City of Henderson Municipal Court Specialty Courts
View information about Henderson Municipal Specialty Courts, which provide alternatives to criminal adjudication for offenders with mental health or substance abuse issues (the ABC Court) and for veterans who may be eligible for diversion from the criminal justice system for service related impairment (the Veterans Court).
Clark County Civil Law Self-Help Center
The Clark County Civil Law Self-Help Center provides legal information and assistance to individuals representing themselves in civil matters in Clark County.
Clark County Criminal Record Sealing
An instructional booklet and the forms needed for sealing some types of criminal records are provided by the Clark County District Attorney's Office.
Clark County District Court Probate Information
View information about probate cases in Clark County District Court, including an overview of asset distribution upon death, guardianships, probate calendar, forms and instructions, and related resources.
Clark County Family Law Self-Help
View information available from the Clark County Family Court Self-Help Center, including resources, forms, classes, and instructional programs.
Clark County Law Library
View information on the Clark County Law Library, which is open to the general public for legal research.
Elko County - Courts Self Help Resources
Elko County Custody Help
View information about the Elko County Divided Family Workshop, which helps divorcing parents resolve child custody issues.
Elko County Drug Court
Elko County Drug Court offers a drug intervention program administered by the Court to provide an alternative to criminal adjudication and incarceration.
Elko County Family Court
The Elko County Family Court Master's Office handles child support enforcement, domestic violence protective orders, and juvenile matters.
Storey County - Courts Self Help Resources
Storey County Justice Court Protection Orders
Find information on filing protection orders in Justice Court, including procedural steps, types of protective orders available, and a link to the Storey County Victim Services Unit for assistance and advocacy.
Storey County Justice Court Record Sealing
View information on how to seal Storey County Justice Court criminal records and link to the necessary forms.
Storey County Justice Court Small Claims
Storey County Justice Court provides information including monetary limits, preparation and procedural assistance, and links to necessary forms.
Washoe County - Courts Self Help Resources
Reno Municipal Court Rules
View the rules and procedures of Reno Municipal Court.
Reno Municipal Court Traffic School Information
View information about Reno Municipal Court Traffic School, which can keep points off your record for some violations. Links to Reno online courses and to the state DMV list of traffic schools are included.
Washoe County District Court Alternative Dispute Resolution
Alternative dispute resolution programs are available in Washoe District Court, including arbitration, mediation, and the Short Trial Program, which requires that civil cases be tried in one day.
Washoe County District Court Probate Information
Probate and trust information, including forms and guidelines, are available from Washoe County District Court Probate Division.
Washoe County Family Self-Help Center
View information about the Washoe County Family Division Self Help Center, which provides assistance with procedures, forms, and referrals to self-represented parties in family law cases.
Washoe County Law Library
The Washoe County Law Library offers legal research assistance to the public, including online seminars, an Ask-A-Librarian program, online legal databases, and other resources.
Washoe County Specialty Courts
View information about Washoe County Drug, Diversion, DUI, Mental Health, and Veterans Courts, which can set up treatment programs in lieu of jail for some offenders with substance abuse and mental health problems. Prison Reentry Court, which facilitates early release of some non-violent offenders, is included.