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Free legal assistance available for low-income individuals affected by Hurricane Laura

Due to potentially dangerous and destructive conditions predicted in advance of Hurricane Laura’s landfall, the State Bar of Texas wants Southeast Texas residents to know free legal resources are available to low-income individuals affected by disasters. A toll-free disaster legal services hotline—800-504-7030—puts callers in touch with legal aid providers in their area who can help … Continue Reading

State Bar of Texas joins with ABA, FEMA to assist Harvey survivors

The State Bar of Texas, the American Bar Association (ABA), the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and other organizations have partnered to help provide legal and recovery assistance to people affected by Hurricane Harvey. A toll-free legal hotline (800-504-7030) is available to connect low-income individuals affected by the disaster with local legal aid providers who … Continue Reading

New program provides legal hotline for survivors of sexual assault

Texas survivors of sexual assault now have a new statewide toll-free number [1-844-303-7233 (SAFE)] to get in touch with legal aid organizations for potential representation. The hotline was created as part of the Texas Access to Justice Foundation’s new program: Legal Aid for Survivors of Sexual Assault. The LASSA Network will serve every Texas county, … Continue Reading