Free Legal Help for Veterans and Their Families During November Rural Legal Clinics

AUSTIN, TX, November, 11 2020 — In honor of Veterans Day and Texas Veterans Legal Aid Week, Texas Legal Services Center (TLSC) is inviting veterans to participate in our November Family Law Clinics normally held monthly at local public libraries, schools, and community centers in rural areas across the state. 

 

Low-income veterans and their families needing help with financial relief, securing benefits, challenging discrimination, creating estate plans, and making family arrangements—like divorce and custody—are encouraged to register. Legal issues we can help with:

Veterans Benefits

Sealing Criminal Records

Consumer Protections

Divorce, Custody, and Child Support

Education (Ex. GI Bill, Hazelwood, Student Loans)

Employment Discrimination

Housing, Bankruptcy, and Foreclosure

Medicare and Medicaid

Estate Planning

 

Eligibility and Registration

You must be a Texas resident. You must be a veteran or the spouse, surviving spouse, or a dependent (a minor child or an adult child with disabilities living with the parents) of a veteran. Your household income must be at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines. 

 

Because of Covid-19, many of our host locations will not be accepting in-person appointments. Once you register, a TLSC team member will reach out to verify your information. Clinic appointments will be over the phone. 

 

Those interested should visit tlsc.org/familylawclinics and select their nearest clinic location. 

 

Monthly Family Law Clinic in Rural Texas Communities

Each month, a community partner hosts a Texas Legal Services Center legal aid clinic that specializes in family law. Family law includes issues involving family relationships, such as adoption, divorce, and child custody. Learn more about the clinics here

 

About Texas Legal Services Center

Texas Legal Services Center is a statewide nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide high-quality legal representation, advice, advocacy, and education at no cost to underserved people across the state. With more than a dozen practice areas, our work touches almost every aspect of civil law that impacts low-income Texans.

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Meghan Lee, Communications

communications@tlsc.org

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