International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women: What Lone Star Legal Aid is doing to End Violence against Women

As the world continues to fight the spread of the coronavirus, domestic and family violence have intensified.  To combat this increase, Lone Star Legal Aid (LSLA) has taken its outreach efforts online with targeted live presentations.              LSLA provides virtual presentations for the community where attorneys and community partners provide legal information about the services … Continue reading International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women: What Lone Star Legal Aid is doing to End Violence against Women

Military Family Appreciation Month: An Opportunity to Educate Military Families on Common Scams and how Legal Aid can Protect Your Family

Overview This month is Military Family Appreciation Month and while we recognize the military men and women who have served and are currently serving in the line of duty, we take the time to honor the heroes besides the hero; the family members. Military families oftentimes can become victims of targeted military family scams while … Continue reading Military Family Appreciation Month: An Opportunity to Educate Military Families on Common Scams and how Legal Aid can Protect Your Family

LSLA’s Conroe Branch Extends Help to Both Tenant and Landlord During Eviction Case

Elizabeth Villareal came to LSLA after being served with an eviction petition and having her water shut off for three weeks. She, her husband, and two daughters were struggling financially as a result of COVID-19; Elizabeth contracted COVID and lost her job as a result. By the time she had recovered, the business had gone … Continue reading LSLA’s Conroe Branch Extends Help to Both Tenant and Landlord During Eviction Case

Lone Star Legal Aid Awarded Texas Bar Foundation Grant to Support Eviction Right to Counsel Initiative

Houston, TX - Lone Star Legal Aid has been awarded a $40,000 grant from the Texas Bar Foundation that will support its Eviction Right to Counsel initiative. The concept of the program came to fruition after the pandemic pushed Houston and the rest of America into an eviction crisis. The Eviction Right to Counsel initiative  … Continue reading Lone Star Legal Aid Awarded Texas Bar Foundation Grant to Support Eviction Right to Counsel Initiative

Stimulus Checks Still Available for Eligible Incarcerated Persons Through November 21

Many of the 1.5 million incarcerated people in the U.S. met the requirements for stimulus payments but only 85,000 of them were able to receive their checks before the action was reversed. Those who had been incarcerated as of March 27, 2020 were previously deemed ineligible by the IRS to receive their stimulus checks. However, … Continue reading Stimulus Checks Still Available for Eligible Incarcerated Persons Through November 21