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Learn about the legal system in free classes


Registration for The People’s Law School, a series of evening classes designed to empower citizens and help the public learn how the legal system works, is open until Sept. 10. The classes will be held at the Washoe County Senior Center Sept. 15, Sept. 22 and Sept. 29.

The Nevada Foundation for Consumer Education, the public education arm of the Nevada Justice Association, presents the series periodically. Topics in this session will include your rights and the judicial system, the citizen’s role in the legislative process, consumer protection, workers’ compensation, divorce, custody, support Issues, elder law, living wills, guardianship, insurance law and personal injury.

For more information, call 885-7174 or contact Kathleen Plante. To register online, visit nevadajustice.org. You also can print and mail or fax a form available in PDF format on the site.

The Nevada Justice Association is an organization of independent lawyers who represent consumers. More than 2,000 Nevadans have received diplomas from The People’s Law School since it was introduced in 1986.

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