Legal

State Bar of Texas Lawyer Referral & Information Service

The State Bar of Texas Lawyer Referral & Information Service will help you find a lawyer or other resource that best matches your legal needs and financial means. 

800-252-9690
Texas Law Help

Texas Law help provides free legal information and court forms for simple civil legal problems. Because the courts are for everyone.

800-622-2520
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.

800-622-2520
Texas Legal Services Center

A nonprofit working towards civil justice for all Texans—because no person should be denied their right to equal justice.

512-477-6000