August 29, 2018

Nevada sees highest US year-over-year credit card debt growth

Xenophon Peters, a founding partner at Las Vegas-based law firm Peters and Associates, has seen a roughly 20 percent increase in bankruptcy filings in the last […]
January 9, 2018

Ask an Attorney: Help! I spent too much during the holidays

Question: Between gifts, travel, and other holiday and living expenses, my credit card bill is astronomical, and I’m not sure how to get back on track […]
December 27, 2017

Ask an Attorney: What happens if you’re sued for unpaid debt?

Question: I received a court summons for an unpaid credit card debt. I knew I was behind on my payments, but I thought I would have […]
December 12, 2017

Ask an Attorney: Should I use a payday loan for holiday expenses?

Question: I was expecting a bonus from work that didn’t come, and now I’m strapped for cash during the holidays. I’m thinking about taking out a […]
December 4, 2017

Ask an Attorney: Can I refinance if I have a foreclosure on my credit report?

Question: A few years ago, an investment property of mine was foreclosed on. Since then, I’ve been focused on rebuilding my credit score and have been […]
November 14, 2017

Ask an Attorney: What legal documents should I have in order?

Question: I’m in my early 30s, and I feel like it’s time to get some of my important documents in order. I have a general folder […]
November 1, 2017

Ask an Attorney: What are renters’ rights in Las Vegas?

Question: I’m new to the city and looking for a home to rent. What do I need to know about renters’ rights in Las Vegas before […]
November 1, 2017

Ask an Attorney: Who is liable for my child’s injury?

Question: My son broke his arm playing at a friend’s house. The other boy’s parents were very helpful — they called me immediately and took him […]
October 20, 2017

Ask an Attorney: What happens if I die without a will?

Question: My husband recently brought up the topic of “getting our affairs in order.” While it seems premature to me — we’re only in our 40s […]
September 11, 2017

Ask an Attorney: What do I do if I’m hit by an uninsured driver?

Question: Last week I was rear-ended during my drive to work. Immediately after the accident, the other driver and I pulled off to the side of […]
August 29, 2017

Ask an Attorney: I was bitten by a dog. What do I do?

Question: I was recently bitten by my neighbor’s dog, and I had to go to the emergency room for stitches. I’ve known the dog, and his […]
August 29, 2017

Ask an Attorney: Why are there so many legal ads in Las Vegas?

Question: I’m new to Las Vegas, and one of the first things I noticed was a large number of legal advertising — magazines, billboards, radio, TV […]