November 10-16th is Texas Veterans Legal Aid Week

Texas Veterans Legal Aid Week is a statewide campaign that centers on building awareness of the legal issues facing veterans, surrounding Veterans Day. Across the state, legal aid organizations will host legal clinics, intake, legal informational workshops, seminars, media events, and issuing press releases. With 1,584,844 veterans living here, Texas ranks second in veteran population … Continue reading November 10-16th is Texas Veterans Legal Aid Week

Human Trafficking Bus Tour Event

HOUSTON, TX - Lone Star Legal Aid joined CHILDREN AT RISK for an educational bus tour presentation, sponsored by Locke Lord, LLP, on human trafficking in Houston on Tuesday, October 22, 2019, where they were able to get a first-hand look at both where major trafficking incidents have occurred and where this crime may be … Continue reading Human Trafficking Bus Tour Event

Free Legal Assistance Available for Individuals Affected by North Texas Tornado

Longview, Paris, Texarkana, Tyler, Texas - Free legal assistance is available to low-income individuals in Cass, Lamar, Panola, Rains, Rusk, Van Zandt, and Wood counties affected by the North Texas Tornado that caused severe and widespread property damage and threatened loss of life on October 20, 2019. Governor Greg Abbott issued a disaster declaration that … Continue reading Free Legal Assistance Available for Individuals Affected by North Texas Tornado

Free Legal Assistance Available for Tropical Storm Imelda Survivors in 6 Southeast Texas Counties

     AUSTIN, October 11, 2019 — A toll-free legal assistance hotline is available to people affected by Tropical Storm Imelda and flooding that occurred in Chambers, Harris, Jefferson, Liberty, Montgomery, and Orange counties September 17 through 23. This service is a partnership among Lone Star Legal Aid, the State Bar of Texas, the American … Continue reading Free Legal Assistance Available for Tropical Storm Imelda Survivors in 6 Southeast Texas Counties

Healthcare.gov’s Open Enrollment Period is November 1, 2019 – December 15, 2019

The 2020 Open Enrollment Period runs from November 1, 2019, until December 15, 2019. If you don’t act by December 15, 2019, you can’t get coverage unless you fall into the Special Enrollment Period. Special enrollment covers individuals who have certain life-changing events, like losing health coverage through an employer, moving, getting married or divorced, … Continue reading Healthcare.gov’s Open Enrollment Period is November 1, 2019 – December 15, 2019