Lone Star Legal Aid on Harris County & City of Houston Housing Stability Task Force

Houston, TX - Lone Star Legal Aid’s Dana Karni, Managing Attorney of the Eviction Right to Counsel unit, has been appointed to the Harris County and the City of Houston’s Housing Stability Task Force. With sixteen years' experience, Ms. Karni’s practice covers cases in Justice of the Peace courts, state civil courts, and includes federal … Continue reading Lone Star Legal Aid on Harris County & City of Houston Housing Stability Task Force

Today is National Nonprofit Day: Celebrate with Lone Star Legal Aid

August 17, 2020 is National Nonprofit Day and is a special day for nonprofits all over the world to celebrate their charitable endeavors to help others in their communities. This year is a different from all the rest because we are celebrating and recognizing each other virtually. These changing times during the pandemic haven’t interfered … Continue reading Today is National Nonprofit Day: Celebrate with Lone Star Legal Aid

Voices of Crime Survivors: Lone Star Legal Aid’s Stories on Real Clients

Whether Lone Star Legal Aid offers advice to clients or gives them extended services, our team of attorneys, paralegals, social workers, and communicators work with the client to ensure equal access to justice, to provide emotional support and to let their voices be heard. Our stories of justice platform is a full page of real … Continue reading Voices of Crime Survivors: Lone Star Legal Aid’s Stories on Real Clients

July 30 was World Day Against Trafficking

Purpose Each year at the end of July, the world recognizes World Day Against Trafficking and this year’s focus is on first responders. These are the people who work in different sectors such as identifying, supporting counseling and seeking justice for victims of trafficking. Trafficking is a serious crime and violation of human rights. Thousands … Continue reading July 30 was World Day Against Trafficking

COVID-19 – Renter’s Rights: Lockouts and Utility Shutoffs

For tenants facing eviction, the Supreme Court of Texas issued its 20th Emergency Order on Tuesday, July 21, 2020. The order applies to rental properties covered by the CARES Act and requires landlords to make three statements about the rental property. First, the landlord must state that the tenant was provided with a 30 day … Continue reading COVID-19 – Renter’s Rights: Lockouts and Utility Shutoffs