Purpose: Provide information about civil legal issues to low-income Texans.

Website: http://www.texaslawhelp.org/

Texas Law Help provides referrals to local legal aid and public interest law offices, basic information about legal rights, self-help information, court information, and links to social service agencies.

A wide variety of information is available on the website, including:

· Family;

· Consumer;

· Housing;

· Disability;

· Civil Rights;

· Employment;

· Crime Victims;

· How to find a lawyer/legal aid;

· Self-help videos;

· Do-it-yourself legal forms (printable and interactive); and

· Where to file court documents.

Partners to Texas Law Help include the Texas Access to Justice Foundation (http://www.teajf.org/), the Travis County Law Library http://www.traviscountylawlibrary.org/, and the Self-Represented Litigants Project of the Texas Legal Services Center.

Visitors to the website have the opportunity to Live Chat with a licensed attorney, in English or Spanish, Monday-Friday from 9:00am to 5:00pm.

In order to qualify for the Texas Law Help Live Chat feature, clients must be:

· Texas residents;

· At 125% or below of the Federal Poverty Line (measured by gross monthly income vs. household size); and

· Not be seeking help on criminal law or personal injury issues, be a business, and/or not be subject to a conflict of interest.

Tom Green County Law Library provides the information contained in this web site as a public service. Information available at or through these sources does not, in any way, constitute legal advice or interpretation. Due to the constantly changing nature of the law, and the fact that the Law Library relies on data compiled and provided by outside sources, we do not make any warranties or guaranties concerning the accuracy, reliability, relevance, currency or completeness of this directory and/or information obtained at this site. Tom Green County Library is not responsible for the content of, nor endorses any site which has a link from the Tom Green County Library web site.