Family In Need of Health Care Benefits to Cover Deceased Child’s Medical Bills

Mrs. Martinez’s son Jason was 13 years old when he passed away from a severe illness. Jason was in the hospital from December 2020 to January 2021. With medical bills piling up, Mrs. Martinez applied for Medicaid and was never sent an approval or denial letter for the deceased child. While he was still living, the hospital continuously reached out to collect the mounting debt and insensitive phone calls … Continue reading Family In Need of Health Care Benefits to Cover Deceased Child’s Medical Bills

Tropical Storm Imelda Survivors Eligible for Aid Through the Homeowner Assistance and Reimbursement Programs

In September of 2019--two short years after Hurricane Harvey-- the Texas Gulf Coast was hit with Tropical Storm Imelda. The storm lasted through the weekend and was dubbed the worst storm in Texas since Harvey, leaving in its wake 5 deaths and innumerable losses. The heavy rainfall shut down most roadways and flooded vehicles, buildings, … Continue reading Tropical Storm Imelda Survivors Eligible for Aid Through the Homeowner Assistance and Reimbursement Programs

Domestic Abuse and Divorce – Mother and Children Feared for their Lives

Julie and Jeffrey got married in 2006 and share two young children. Jeffrey had always been abusive throughout their marriage. He would physically hit and choke her, bully his two children, and had several affairs with male partners. In addition to his violent behavior, he was an alcoholic and once under the influence, his abuse worsened. Because of his constant intoxication, he also failed … Continue reading Domestic Abuse and Divorce – Mother and Children Feared for their Lives

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