Low Cost/ Free Services

The Second Judicial District Court for the State of Nevada, Washoe County, has self-help forms for family law matters. If you cannot afford an attorney this is the best location for you to obtain help. Surratt Law Practice does not recommend using a paralegal service without an attorney reviewing the documents prior to filing with the court.

This link takes you to the Nevada Supreme Court Law Library and the page for online forms sorted by County.

Nevada Legal Services is a non-profit that provides free legal services to people throughout the entire State of Nevada who are low income.

Northern Nevada Legal Aid is a non-profit that provides free and low-cost legal services to people in Washoe County.

VARN is a non-profit that provides various programs for low income victims of domestic violence. Their services are limited to the following specific counties: Carson City, Churchill, Douglas, Elko, Esmeralda, Eureka, Humboldt, Lander, Lincoln, Lyon, Mineral, Nye, Pershing, Storey and White Pine counties.

The National Center for Lesbian Rights is a national legal organization committed to advancing the civil and human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people and their families through litigation, public policy advocacy, and public education. If you need help with a custody dispute, separation or divorce, immigration or asylum or other issues, they may assist you.

Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund (TLDEF) is committed to ending discrimination based upon gender identity and expression and to achieving equality for transgender people through public education, test-case litigation, direct legal services, community organizing and public policy efforts. TLDEF also has a “Name Change” project for free help to change your name.

You can call the National Domestic Violence Hotline for confidential help if you are being abused, even if you are not sure it is “abuse”. Go to their website or call: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) / 1-800-787-3224 (TTY)

The Solace Tree is a non-profit organization that serves children, teens and adults in the Northern Nevada and Central California. All the children and teens served by The Solace Tree are coping with overwhelming grief issues from loss due to illness and death.

Rise is the first and only suicide prevention center in Northern Nevada.