Medicaid and SNAP Benefits Continue for Lone Star Legal Aid Client

Austin, TX - 90 year old retired nurse, Louise Moore, is relieved that her Medicaid and SNAP benefits will continue after office closures prevented her from getting her recertification documents in on time. Ms. Moore worked as a nurse for over 30 years starting Panora General Hospital, then going to Nacogdoches Memorial Hospital before ending … Continue reading Medicaid and SNAP Benefits Continue for Lone Star Legal Aid Client

National Consumer Protection, Part 4: Title Loans and Payday Loans in Texas

If there is a universal language everyone speaks, it’s money, and the lack of it is a familiar and ever-present obstacle for most people. In the United States, borrowing money is all but inevitable if you want a car, a house, tuition money, or even something as simple as a mattress. Credit is not only … Continue reading National Consumer Protection, Part 4: Title Loans and Payday Loans in Texas

Isolation During the Coronavirus can be Dangerous for Domestic Violence Victims

The outbreak and alarming spread of the Coronavirus is causing added stress and financial instability for many families around the world. This can cause an increase in domestic and sexual violence seen in abusive partners. The idea of social distancing is to flatten the curve of the rising number of COVID-19 positive cases and eliminate … Continue reading Isolation During the Coronavirus can be Dangerous for Domestic Violence Victims