This article was written by Lorelei Laird and published in the February 2018 issue of the ABA Journal with the title "Storm Troopers: When Harvey and Irma hit the US mainland, the legal community rose to the occasion." There’s no good time for your office to explode. But when it happened to Lone Star Legal … Continue reading ABA Journal Article | Legal community meets relief challenges after hurricanes Harvey and Irma

ABA Journal Article | Legal community meets relief challenges after hurricanes Harvey and Irma

Ms. Ora Morrow met Lone Star Legal Aid attorney Amanda Bosley at the George R. Brown Disaster Recovery Center shortly after Hurricane Harvey made landfall off the Texas coast on August 25, 2017. The GRB was Harris County’s first DRC and also operated as a shelter for hundreds of people who lost their homes as a … Continue reading Personal Independence Restored

Personal Independence Restored

Survivors of sexual assault often fear to raise their concerns because of the possibility of retaliation from their abuser as well as feelings of shame, anxiety, and humiliation. It is essential that survivors never feel as if they have nowhere else to turn. Thanks to Texas Access to Justice’s LASSA grant, Lone Star Legal Aid … Continue reading A Journey to Safety

A Journey to Safety

Lone Star Legal Aid’s Low Income Taxpayer Clinic helps families with tax problems. Sometimes the tax problems are extreme. Here's the story of Alamenia and her amazing recovery from a million dollar tax debt. Alamenia had never seen the box in her attic. She was surprised when "Marty," her ex-husband, called to tell her to … Continue reading A Million Dollar Tax Story

A Million Dollar Tax Story