Federal Civil Rights Complaint Filed Against Port of Freeport

Freeport, TX - An East End resident of Freeport, Manning Rollerson, filed a federal complaint on Friday, August 17, 2018, in US District Court for the Southern District of Texas in Galveston over Port Freeport’s failure to comply with Federal law in its port expansion efforts.  Represented by LSLA’s EJ attorney Amy Dinn, Rollerson’s complaint … Continue reading Federal Civil Rights Complaint Filed Against Port of Freeport

Reverse Mortgages: Increasing Homelessness in Aging Communities

Houston, TX– Champion Mortgage, one of many reverse mortgage lenders, is trying to make 78 year old Linda Tabell-Boyce homeless.  Linda, who suffers from Multiple Sclerosis (MS), and her late husband William applied for a reverse mortgage after he had a severe stroke and could no longer work and they were facing financial hardship.  The … Continue reading Reverse Mortgages: Increasing Homelessness in Aging Communities

The United States Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit Slammed Houston Attorney Joseph Onwuteaka in Debt Collection Appeal

Beaumont, TX - Wednesday, the United States Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit laid down the hammer in its ruling against a debt collecting attorney and his firm. The Circuit Court affirmed a judgment in favor of a consumer debtor and overruled all Joseph Onwuteaka’s claims of error. In November of 2014, Lone Star … Continue reading The United States Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit Slammed Houston Attorney Joseph Onwuteaka in Debt Collection Appeal

Lone Star Legal Aid Will Staff Upcoming Hurricane Preparedness Events

Pearland/Houston/Galveston, Texas - Hurricane season officially begins on Friday, June 1st. Join us at one of the events below to learn about how to best prepare yourself and your family for a disaster. Lone Star Legal Aid is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit law firm focused on advocacy on behalf of low-income and underserved populations. Lone Star … Continue reading Lone Star Legal Aid Will Staff Upcoming Hurricane Preparedness Events