Escrow Services   An attorney trust account is a secured state-regulated bank account which is used to hold un-bliied attorney retainers as well funds which are to be distributed upon the occurrence of the event.  Our office will hold funds in escrow for the purpose of real estate closings, business closings, the sale and purchase of cars, RV's and other large ticket items, as well as draft the necessary agreements to suit your specific needs.

Criminal Law/Traffic Tickets  If you happen to get yourself into some unwanted trouble or find yourself a victim of an overzealous Northern Nevada traffic officer,  we will be there to help,  we will go to court so you do not have to. Affordable rates are available for all criminal and traffic services,  give us a call to discuss your particular situation.

Wills and Trusts  Whether you are planning for the care and support of family members upon death, trying to navigate the probate process for a loved one who has passed on or seeking prepare a trust for a special-needs child, the Law offices of Nicholas M. Porras, P.A. can help.

Bankruptcy  We offer bankruptcy representation for both creditors and debtors in Chapters 7, 11 & 13, flat-fee based payment structures are available.

Foreclosure Services  Our office specializes in deed of trust non-judicial foreclosures and trustee services serving the entire state of Nevada.  Whether you are a small investor with a few notes or an institutional investor with a big book of notes,  we will move you through the process as quickly as possible. We also offer foreclosure defense services for the residential homeowner trying to navigate this life changing event.

Family Law  Family problems may eventually get to the point where divorce is the only solution.  Our office handles both contested and uncontested divorces and all associated matters including: child custody and support, prenuptial agreements, paternity affirmations, alimony and name changes.

Debt Collection  If it has gotten to the point that you have realized that the court system is necessary to successfully collect on a debt owed,  we have you covered. Whether you are a credit card company, a purchaser of debt or a citizen trying to collect on money lent, we will take you from the filing of a lawsuit through garnishment of wages.

Commercial Litigation Business transactions contain complex issues which often go overlooked leading to disputes which may be to litigated in court.  Our office will try to resolve these issues outside of the courtroom first and then employ every tactic possible to secure the result you are seeking.

Legal services for every budget

The Law Offices of Nicholas M. Porras, P.A.

Real Estate  The purchase and sale of real estate is an important endeavor that is not to be taken lightly, it is important to hire a real estate attorney who has knowledge of the industry and is there to protect your rights. Our office will review your purchase contract and closing documents in addition to drafting contracts and addendums to ensure the deal which was negotiated is properly reduced to writing.  If litigation is required,  our office will fight for you.

Your hometown law office in Reno, Nevada and surrounding areas

Business Law  It is important to have legal representation for the purchase and sale of a business. Our office will draft and review contracts, conduct UCC/lien searches, prepare promissory notes and closing documents, escrow funds and conduct closings. For the new business owner we will organize the corporate entity which best suits your needs and will be with you as your legal support from inception through sale.

Local Counsel Services  Our office serves both law firms in Northern Nevada and out of state law firms by serving as Of Counsel or providing local counsel appearances in state and federal courts.