Lone Star Legal Aid Attorneys Recognized for their Achievements During Women’s History Month

Houston, TX - Lone Star Legal Aid is honored to recognize two women that have received prestigious awards during Women's History Month. Both of these women are making changes within the civil justice system to restore human dignity, heal broken lives, and enhance safety, civility, justice, and equity through their work. Sonia Lopez, Director of … Continue reading Lone Star Legal Aid Attorneys Recognized for their Achievements During Women’s History Month

Virtual Outreach Schedule for the Week of March 22nd

We have a busy week of lives ahead of us aimed to provide a multitude of resources for Texas residents from several of our community partners. Tune in at www.facebook.com/LoneStarLegalAid to catch one of our presentations listed below.  Tuesday, March 29, 2021 at 1:00 PMOur Military and Veterans Unit will be collaborating with Baylor Veterans' Clinic to … Continue reading Virtual Outreach Schedule for the Week of March 22nd

COVID-19 Resource: New Coronavirus Relief Bill Approved – The American Rescue Plan

On March 11, the White House approved the $1.9 Trillion Virus Relief Bill.  The bill includes: $1,400 checks$300/week jobless benefits$3B for mental health$14B for Department of Veterans Affairs$1,400/week in paid leave benefits$3,600 for child allowance $125B for K-12 schools$25B for rental assistance$25B for struggling restaurants $30B for public transit$14B for Covid-19 vaccinations, testing, treatment, and prevention Stimulus … Continue reading COVID-19 Resource: New Coronavirus Relief Bill Approved – The American Rescue Plan

LSLA Helps Veteran Receive Custody of His Four-Year-Old

Eric Allison is an honorably discharged Army veteran who has a four-year-old daughter named Marley with his former partner and two children from another relationship. Though he and his former partner had never been married, Mr. Allison is listed as the father on their daughter’s birth certificate. In June 2019, Mr. Allison’s partner was granted … Continue reading LSLA Helps Veteran Receive Custody of His Four-Year-Old

Texas Winter Storm Resource – Disaster Unemployment

The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) is currently accepting applications for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) following February’s Winter Storm Uri. As of February 19, 2021, workers who have lost their jobs or self-employed individuals who haven’t been able to work due to damages from the storm may be eligible for DUA benefits.  Am I eligible? If one … Continue reading Texas Winter Storm Resource – Disaster Unemployment