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Harris County Robert W. Hainsworth Law Library

The Harris County Robert W. Hainsworth Law Library has partnered with Texas Legal Services Center (TLSC) as a Virtual Court Kiosk host site.

The kiosk is available Monday – Friday, from 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

All are invited to use the kiosk. 

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.

Legal Topics

Harris County Robert W. Hainsworth Law Library Home Page:

The home page of the law library where you can find useful links to assist with your legal issue. 

Harris County Robert W. Hainsworth Law Library Self Help Information & Resources:

Resources to help self-represented litigants navigate the court system. 

Harris County Robert W. Hainsworth Law Library Remote Database Access:

Instructions on how to gain remote access to select remote databases provided by the law library. 

Legal Aids Near Me

Houston Bar Association LegalLine

Free legal advice for citizens of Harris County, Texas, on the first and third Wednesday of each month. Instructions on signing up are available at the link below. 

Houston Volunteer Lawyers Program

Free legal aid for low-income residents of Harris County, Texas. Visit the HVL website or call 713-228-0735 for more information. 

Lone Star Legal Aid:

Provides general free civil legal services to low-income families who qualify. Click here to learn more.

Earl Carl Institute for Legal & Social Policy, Inc.

Assistance with various issues, including preventing loss of houses and land; juvenile justice; juvenile records sealing, expunctions, and nondisclosures; and proving innocence in criminal matters. Click the link to learn more. 

Beacon Law

Aid for homeless Houstonians with housing and economic legal matters.

Call 713-220-9737 for appointment information. 

Aid to Victims of Domestic Violence (AVDA)

Services include victim advocacy, victim safety, legal advocacy, counseling services, battering intervention, and 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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