Tax Fraud and Identity Theft – Daughter Frauds Father Out of Receiving his Stimulus Check

Because Jordan was incarcerated for 10 months, he was unable to file a tax return for the 2019 tax year. As a result, when the pandemic hit in 2020, he did not receive Economic Impact Payment (EIP) or stimulus payment. He was frustrated and confused because he understood that every American was eligible as long as … Continue reading Tax Fraud and Identity Theft – Daughter Frauds Father Out of Receiving his Stimulus Check

Domestic Abuse and Suicide – From the Outside Looking In

Alvin was controlling, abusive and constantly playing the victim when, in reality, his victim was his wife, and he was the bully. He constantly forced his wife of almost two years, to believe she was in the wrong and that she contributed to his unhappiness. It took Lone Star Legal Aid (LSLA) to help Jennifer … Continue reading Domestic Abuse and Suicide – From the Outside Looking In

FACES OF EVICTION AND HEALTH CARE: Family Illegally Locked out of Home and in Need for Health Benefits

Gregory, a Houston father, contracted COVID-19 and then his family’s life took a turn for the worst. Gregory lost his job due to contracting the virus, his landlord illegally locked the entire family of their home for not being able to come up with enough money to pay the rent, and they had no medical … Continue reading FACES OF EVICTION AND HEALTH CARE: Family Illegally Locked out of Home and in Need for Health Benefits

Teen Dating Violence – Walking on Eggshells

Walking on egg shells around your abusive partner can be terrifying, especially when you are constantly being threatened and assaulted. Kaitlyn was just a teenager when her boyfriend began violent tendencies. When Peter was 23 he met 19-year-old Kaitlyn. Soon thereafter, she became his girlfriend and then she got pregnant with his child. Early on … Continue reading Teen Dating Violence – Walking on Eggshells

Lone Star Legal Aid Launches New Texas Crime Victim Legal Assistance Network Website

Houston, TX – Lone Star Legal Aid is excited to announce the launch of the new Texas Crime Victim Legal Assistance Network website (“Network”). The fresh face website features new functions for both partners and survivors, and a more user-friendly interface for the dashboard. In addition to the upgrades being made to the existing features, … Continue reading Lone Star Legal Aid Launches New Texas Crime Victim Legal Assistance Network Website