Tag Archives: LegalLine

Houston Bar Association hosts COVID-19-related LegalLine service

The Houston Bar Association invites members of the public needing help with legal inquiries to sign up for the free LegalLine program from 5 to 8 p.m. April 22. Those needing assistance with general legal questions or COVID-19-related inquiries—including unemployment; eviction, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security, or CARES, Act; the Families First Coronavirus … Continue Reading

Houston Bar volunteers respond to need for legal help after Harvey

Editor’s note: The Houston Bar Association issued the following news release Friday.  Nearly 900 members of the Houston Bar Association have volunteered or registered to volunteer in the future to help those impacted by Hurricane Harvey. Attorneys are answering calls for a daily LegalLine program; staffing legal assistance booths at shelters, Disaster Recovery Centers, and … Continue Reading

Houston Bar offering LegalLine for storm victims

Houston-area residents affected by recent flooding and other severe weather can find answers to their legal questions next week through the Houston Bar Association’s LegalLine. Residents can call (713) 759-1133 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 2-6 to speak with an attorney on consumer issues such as insurance, property, landlord-tenant law, contracts, and disaster … Continue Reading

HBA ramps up volunteer services for National Pro Bono Week

The Houston Bar Association reports that in Houston alone, nearly half a million people qualify for legal aid based on federal poverty guidelines. In recognition of National Pro Bono Week, which takes place October 25-31, the HBA is increasing its area volunteer efforts by holding special clinics and events—some of which will continue as permanent … Continue Reading

Dallas lawyers to offer several legal aid resources this month

The Dallas Bar Association and Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas will host several free legal aid events during September, including in-person civil, expunction, and veterans clinics across Dallas County, as well as a call-in program with lawyers. Residents may call the DBA’s LegalLine at (214) 220-7476 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. on September 9 and … Continue Reading