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Fort Bend County Willie Melton Law Library

Hello and welcome to the Virtual Court Kiosk at the Fort Bend County Willie Melton Law Library!

If you need assistance using this kiosk you can visit our support site at:


To get help, click the live chat button, in the bottom right-hand corner of the screen, on the kiosk website. You can talk to a Virtual Court Navigator, Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM CST.

For free legal advice (if you qualify), use the same chat button from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM CST, Monday to Thursday.


Lawyer and the Library Program

On Mondays, the Law Library also has a "Lawyer and the Library Program" at this location from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm CST

Legal Topics

Fort Bend County Pro Se Handbook: 

Handbook for Pro Se Litigants seeking family law, probate, or general civil forms and information in Fort Bend County and beyond. 

Will Forms - Approved by the Supreme Court of Texas:

This link explains and provides the revised will forms recently approved by the Supreme Court of Texas on July 7, 2023. 

Civil Litigation in Texas- The Basics: 

This article explains the basics of civil lawsuits in Texas.  

Property Deed Basics:

This article explains the basics of property deeds in Texas. 

Legal Aids Near Me

Lone Star Legal Aid:

This organization provides general free civil legal services to low-income families who qualify.

Click the link to learn more. 

Earl Carl Institute:

Free legal assistance on the following issues:

Property Preservation and Foreclosure, prevention Services, ECI Juvenile Justice Project, Thurgood Marshall School of Law Innocence, Project, ECI/MBK Clean Slate Initiative.

 Click the link to learn more.

Houston Volunteer Lawyers:

Houston Volunteer Lawyers is the largest provider of pro bono legal services in Harris County and the surrounding areas.

Click the link to learn more. 

Videos and Tutorials

Watch “How to use a Kiosk”

Learn how to navigate the Kiosk software.

Watch "How to get ready for Virtual Court"

Learn how to prepare for your online court hearing.

Watch "How do I find a lawyer?"

Learn more about finding someone to represent you in Court.

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