If you`re not sure if you need a lawyer or can`t afford it, consider visiting a free legal clinic in Austin once a month. The legal clinic is sponsored by VLS and has volunteer lawyers who provide advice. Limited number of walk-in visits accepted. Some cases may qualify for additional legal services. Se Habla Espanol. National legal advice to artists, inventors, authors, filmmakers and other entrepreneurs in the entertainment sector, including patent, trademark and copyright assistance, dispute resolution, business and not-for-profit start-ups and other intellectual property legal services. Austin Bar Association: Veterans Free Legal Advice Clinic The next clinic will be held on Monday, September 9, 2013. The Austin Bar Association hosts a free legal counseling clinic once a month at the Austin VA Outpatient Clinic (new facility), 7901 Metropolis Drive, Austin, Texas 78741, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., for all U.S.
veterans. With services in more than 72 Texas counties, including Austin County, Lone Star Legal Aid is the fourth largest provider of free legal aid in the country. The organization focuses its resources on issues of maintaining housing, improving outcomes for children, supporting people with disabilities or the elderly, and more. Support, including advice, assistance, emergency accommodation and accommodation, legal advice and advocacy. “Williamson County`s only resource center and emergency shelter for people affected by domestic and sexual violence. Call 512-472-0279, ext. 110 or request a faster response here: www.austinbar.org/?pg=veterans. No appointment is necessary; Please register before 15:30. Registration starts at 13:00. Volunteer lawyers give short legal advice (15 to 20 minutes).
Please bring all documents relevant to your case. If you would like to obtain Veteran`s benefits or a dismissal upgrade, please bring a copy of your DD214 and any evidence related to your claim. Texas RioGrande Legal Aid (TRLA) is the largest provider of legal aid in Texas. With more than 60 counties, including Austin, in its service area, TRLA offers services in the areas of real estate, civil rights, environmental justice, labor, and employment, among others. Free legal advice and services throughout the state for victims and survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault and harassment. Texas Advocacy Project Texas Advocacy Project is a nonprofit organization that works directly with victims, shelters, law enforcement, and courts across Texas to provide effective legal services to Texans in need. The Texas Advocacy Project provides free legal services to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking throughout the country. They offer free legal helplines for victims and several programs that protect victims from their abusers. In 2011, VLS provided legal assistance services to more than 5,500 people worth more than $4.9 million.
Financial benefits to customers amounted to more than $3.6 million. Local community hub to access more legal information and forms for many areas of law. Volunteer Legal Services: Free Vls Legal Clinics offers free general legal consultations and intake clinics at local colleges on Monday and Wednesday evenings; and also offers specialized counseling clinics for specific legal topics such as special education and HIV/AIDS. Lawyers, interpreters and other volunteers in these clinics to give brief advice to people with civil law problems. Many participants are then referred to VLS for additional legal assistance, depending on the merits of their case and their income eligibility. Emergency assistance to individuals or families affected by sexual or family violence, as well as counselling, advocacy and training in financial services, life skills and prevention. Applying for disability benefits in Austin www.freelegalaid.com/nav/texas/government-benefits-law/article/f. Legal advice does not take place at the admissions office. Fair Housing Project, Austin Tenants` Council www.freelegalaid.com/nav/texas/landlord-tenant-law/resource/fair. Free monthly legal advice for veterans and their families.
Pro bono lawyers are able to provide brief legal advice. Every Veteran who attends the Free Veteran Legal Advice Clinic (either in person or virtually) must complete an application to verify their qualification. Legal advice is provided in the following areas: divorce, child support, custody, consumers, contracts, criminal law, wills, estate planning, guardianship, estate, housing, landlord/tenant and bankruptcy. Lemon Law Austin www.freelegalaid.com/nav/texas/other/article/lemon-law-austin We help income-eligible Texans access health care, security, stability, housing, government benefits, and employment. All TLSC services are free of charge. Volunteer Legal Services (VLS) has been helping low-income individuals seeking legal aid since 1981. They provide services such as legal counsel clinics and one-on-one representation by pro bono lawyers, and often work with local law firms for family law matters, including divorce and custody. Austin has many places to go if you need free or discounted legal help. Lone Star Legal Aid uses a selection process for its clients. To find out if you`re applying, visit www.lonestarlegal.org Other Services: www.safeaustin.org/our-services/ visit the Texas RioGrande Legal Aid (TRLA) Admissions Office at the Travis County Law Library.
The admissions office will help you find out if you qualify for Texas RioGrande Legal Aid`s free legal aid. You fill out an admission form and answer questions about your case. You must meet income and immigration requirements to be eligible for TRLA services. Capital Area Agency on Aging 888-622-9111 or 512-916-6062 (Austin) Provides abuse and neglect referrals to people over the age of 60, legal awareness education, health information, long-term care insurance information, utility advice and information, and ombudsman services. Also provides assistance with filling out forms, individual advocacy, individual counselling, public interest advocacy, self-help materials and referrals to other agencies. “The Law, Clarified.” TexasLawHelp.org is a vast online resource for free, low-cost civil law support for those who cannot afford legal assistance. More information can be found here. Our mission is to ensure equal justice for all Texans by educating, empowering, and representing the vulnerable while reshaping the broader legal system that affects us all.
The Austin Chronicle published a column entitled “The Common Law,” written by a local Austin lawyer. There are several columns that provide good general information on a wide range of topics. The information contained in the legal columns is provided for informational purposes only. Please contact a lawyer if further assistance is required. View archived columns. Lawyer Referral Service: LegalLine – Free Legal Advice Hotline call 512-472-8303 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on the first Tuesday of each month for LegalLine, the free legal helpline that answers legal questions by phone.
LegalLine is sponsored by the Central Texas Attorneys Reference Service and consists of pro bono attorneys who answer legal questions and provide brief legal advice. American Gateways serves the immigrant community and provides low-cost legal assistance for various immigration or refugee services, including asylum, families, adaptation, citizenship, public relations, and advocacy. 2-1-1 Texas, a program of the Texas Health and Human Services Commission, is a free, anonymous 24-hour social services hotline that finds information about local and state health and social programs for food, housing, health and more. While the TRLA accepts applications for admission to conduct () for all types of civil legal aid, its lawyers do not accept certain types of cases for extended representation due to limited resources and program priorities. They are not even able to accept all types of priority cases for extended representation due to resource constraints. The assessment of the acceptance of a case is carried out by a TRLA lawyer after the admission has been completed and submitted for review. Cases that are not accepted for representation receive advice, guidance, short support and referral. Austin Legal Clinic East Drop-in (no appeal) Monday evening from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm, Martin Junior High, 1601 Haskell (corner of Comal and Haskell). Austin Legal Clinic North Drop-in (no appeal) Wednesday evening from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Webb Middle School, 601 E. St. John`s Ave., Austin.
Call Texas RioGrande Legal Aid at 512-374-2700 if you have any questions about these clinics. Capital Area Agency for Aging (512) 916-60626800 Burleson RoadAustin, TX 78760Elder. The 2nd Tuesday of each month takes place at the Centro Cultural Hispano de San Marcos, 211 Lee St., San Marcos, TX 78666 Defends the rights of tenants for disputes with landlords, housing repairs and more. Call: 512-854-8677 or visit their website HERE for more services. Legal assistance for eligible individuals with family law, pension recovery, professional driver`s license, expunctuation, extended family access, forms, public benefits (SNAP, Medicaid, Medicare, SSI, SSDI and TANF), medical issues, end-of-life planning, disability rights, domestic violence, and veteran assistance. Address: 4920 N. I-35 · Austin , TX 78751 Téléphone: 512-374-2700 Fax: 512-447-3940 Sans frais: 800-369-9270 Comtés Desservant: Bastrop · Blanco · Burnet · Caldwell · Foin · Llano · Francs-maçons · Travis · Williamson · Catholic Charities of Central Texas Immigrant Legal Services (512) 651-61001625 Rutherford LnAustin, TX 78754Immigration Texas Advocacy Project (800) 374-4673Austin, TX 78767Domestic Violence and Family Appelez le 512-474-1961 ou pour plus d’informations: www.housing-rights.org/tenant-concerns.