Texas Legal Hotline

Texas Legal Hotline
Texas Legal Hotline

The Legal Hotline for Texans answers questions free of charge in many areas of law, including but not limited to:

  • Kincare – relatives raising minor children as parents
  • Advance directives and power of attorney
  • Guardianship – adult and minor guardianship
  • Home ownership and real property issues
  • Public benefits – TANF, SS, SNAP, SSDI, SSI, unemployment compensation, VA benefits, QIT
  • Private landlord/tenant Issues (for the tenant)
  • Economic security – age discrimination in employment, spousal maintenance (alimony), state and local income maintenance, other income maintenance
  • Medicaid and Medicare appeals
  • Consumer issues (bankruptcy and debtors rights)
  • Foreclosure/eviction – mortgage foreclosures, mortgage predatory lending practices or other housing
  • Long-term care – Medicaid/Medicare LTC, home & community, private health insurance for LTC, LTC facility issues, state & local health caregiver LTC

Persons eligible for services are Texans 60 years of age or older or Medicare recipients of any age who are calling about a Medicare matter.