Accessing Military Benefits and Other Veterans’ Issues

Helping veterans and their families in most civil legal matters, including military discharge upgrades and accessing VA benefits.

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Texas Veterans Legal Assistance Project 

The Texas Veterans Legal Assistance Project is a statewide project dedicated to providing legal assistance at no charge to low-income veterans, their spouses, their dependents, and surviving spouses of deceased veterans. 

We help low-income Texas Veterans and their families find financial relief, secure benefits, challenge discrimination, create estate plans, and make family arrangements, like divorce, custody, and visitation. Legal issues we can help you with include:

Veterans Benefits

Discharge Upgrades

Sealing Criminal Records

Contract Disputes

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

Individual Rights

Guardianships and Powers of Attorney

ELIGIBILITY

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

HOW TO GET HELP

Texas Veterans Legal Assistance Project  

Monday - Friday | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

800.622.2520, Option 2

Learn more about veterans' issues on our partner site TexasLawHelp.org