Houston Bar Association's law week fun run

The Houston Bar Association's 27th Annual John J. Eikenburg Law Week Fun Run will be held on Saturday, March 24. The event benefits THE CENTER which is a private non-profit corporation United Way agency. It is dedicated to offering people with intellectual disabilities the opportunity to reach their full potential and to contribute to their community.

The event features an 8K run, a one-mile non-competitive children's run, a non-competitive one-mile family walk, and a wheelchair division in the 8K. Please visit www.lawweekfunrun.com for more information.

Dallas volunteer attorney program hosts free divorce legal clinic for low-income

The Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program (DVAP), a joint initiative of the Dallas Bar Association and Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas, will hold a free Divorce Legal Clinic for Dallas County residents who meet certain financial guidelines, on Tuesday, January 24, from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the Belo Mansion (2101 Ross Avenue, Dallas, TX 75201).

Volunteer attorneys will provide free divorce legal assistance for low-income Dallas County residents to assist with their simple uncontested divorces. To qualify for assistance, residents must apply for help and meet certain financial guidelines, including:

  • Must be a Dallas County resident and
  • Must be a legal resident or citizen of the USA and
  • Must have an agreement on property division and a minimal amount of property and
  • Spouse must not contest anything about the divorce and
  • Must be no family violence within the prior two months and
  • Must be able to attend three daytime classes.

The Dallas Bar Association is a professional, voluntary organization of approximately 10,000 Dallas-area attorneys. For more information, go to www.dallasbar.org.