Today, the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, True Colors Fund, co-founded by Cyndi Lauper, and Time Out Youth in Charlotte, North Carolina, released an innovative guide for LGBTQ youth facing the daunting prospect of living on their own after leaving unsupportive or abusive homes, or aging out of foster care.
On Our Own: A Survival Guide for Independent LGBTQ Youth is geared toward older teens and young adults forced to fend for themselves, typically without parental support and often lacking the skills or resources needed to live safely and begin building a successful life. The guide provides practical advice on essential topics ranging from finding housing, going to school and opening a bank account, to getting a job, accessing healthcare and living on a budget.
Justice Michael Douglas recognized attorneys for past service provided to the thousands of Nevadans who were in need of legal aid last year. Justice Douglas, on behalf of the Access to Justice Commission, presented awards to Kimberly Surratt, of the Surratt Law Practice, P.C. in northern Nevada, and 3 others.read more
First and foremost, this topic is generally misunderstood and is much simpler than folks are led to believe. Really, it is not that complicated – I promise! Below is a basic explanation for general use on what is often referred to as a “Will Substitute” type of revocable living trust.read more
As a Family Lawyer, adoptions are the most consistently rewarding work I do. I love being able to facilitate bringing a family together rather than the disentangling I do more often in divorces.read more