File Name: LL_Legal_Assistance_Resources-Sept 2020.pdf
File Size: 79.99 KB
File Type: Application/pdf
Last Modified: 2 years
Last checked: 3 hours ago!
This Document Has Been Certified by a Professional
We recommend downloading this file onto your computer
Legal Assistance Resources Note: Librarians cannot provide legal advice or recommend specific formsFort Bend County Law Library: 281-341-3718 George Memorial Library: 281-341-2605A small legal collection including Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes and Codes Annotated is available at GeorgeMemorial Library. More information on state and federal laws is available at the Fort Bend County Law Library
All Fort Bend County libraries locations have copies of self-help/pro se legal materials in reference and forcheck-out. Please visit our library catalog or branch locations for more information
FORT BEND COUNTY RESOURCES State Bar of Texas Lawyer Referral & Information Service (LRIS)Fort Bend County Clerk’s Office 800-252-9690 (Toll Free), Monday - Friday,281-341-8685 CST, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.mInformation about local court proceedings, filing www.texasbar.comfees, vital statistics and property filings
SELF-HELP RESOURCESwww.fortbendcountytx.gov/index.aspx?page=107Fort Bend County District Clerk’s Office Texas Law Help281-341-4515 Free legal information and sample, fill-in-the-Information about local court proceedings, filing blank-style forms for low-income Texans
fees, e-filing, and jury information. www.texaslawhelp.orgwww.fortbendcountytx.gov/index.aspx?page=176 Online Chat Service: Mon-Fri from 10:00 am — 3:00 pmLocal Court RecordsA database of local court records for matters TXAccess.org1983 - present. 866- 292-4636 (Mon-Fri from 1:00 pm — 7:00 pm)http://tylerpaw.co.fort-bend.tx.us/default.aspx Access and Visitation Hotline Free information and sample forms for non-custo-FINDING AN ATTORNEY dial parents concerning visitation, custody, pater-Lone Star Legal Aid nity, support, modification and enforcement800-733-8394 www.lanwt.org/txaccess832-913-7200 (Mon-Fri from 8:00 am — 5:00pm) Provides general civil legal services to low- Texas Legal Services Centerin-come families who qualify. 800-622-2520 Legal Hotline212 South 2nd Street, Richmond, TX 77469 Free legal-assistance programs for Texans,www.lonestarlegal.org including legal helplines for Texans over age 60, veterans, caregivers of minors, and MedicareFort Bend County Bar Association recipients
A directory of attorneys in Fort Bend. www.tlsc.orgfortbendbar.org Texas Court HelpHouston Lawyer Referral Service Basic information about how to make your way800-289-4577 or 713-237-9429 Houston through the court system
Referral service for the Houston metro area www.texascourthelp.orgincluding Fort Bend County. continued on backwww.hlrs.org continued from frontADDITIONAL ASSISTANCE FOREIGN LANGUAGE ASSISTANCEFort Bend County Women's Center, Inc. Catholic Charities Immigration Legal Assistance281-342-4357, 24-Hour Hotline 713-874-6570281-344-5750 Rosenberg Legal services to individuals unable to obtainAssists survivors of domestic violence and sexual legal representation; includes outreach, legalassault and their children achieve safety and assessment, representation, and advocacy
self-sufficiency. Must arrive at 8:00 am to register for assistance
www.fortbendwomenscenter.org Spanish Speakers: 1st & 3rd Tuesday English Speakers: 2nd & 4th WednesdayTexas Attorney General, Child Support Division www.catholiccharities.org800-252-8014, 24-Hour Automated Hotline512-460-6000, State Office Consejos Legales281-208-2137, Missouri City Mexican American Bar Association281-342-6222, Fort Bend County 713-759-1133Provides services for parents who wish to obtain Free legal advice in Spanish for simple legal,or provide support for their children. financial & citizenship issues. Co-sponsored withwww.texasattorneygeneral.gov/cs/index.shtml Houston Bar Association
Spanish Speakers: 1st Thursday 6:00 – 8:00 pm English Speakers: 1st & 3rd Wednesday 5:00 – 9:00 pmEarl Carl Institute713-313-1139 (Mon-Fri from 8:00 am — 5:00 pm) www.mabah.com/consejos-legales.htmProperty Preservation and ForeclosurePrevention Services, ECI Juvenile Justice Project,Thurgood Marshall School of Law InnocenceProject, ECI/MBK Clean Slate Initiative
http://www.tsulaw.edu/centers/ECI/apply_for_legal_services.html Additional ResourcesSouth Texas College of Law Clinics713-646-2990 (Mon-Fri from 8:00 am — 5:00 pm) Fort Bend County Libraries Legal LinksProvides services in family law, estate and http://www.fortbend.lib.tx.us/research/probate, guardianship, child welfare, domestic databases/legal.htmlviolence, animal law, and other matters
www.stcl.edu/clinics State Bar of Texas Referral Directory www.texasbar.com/ReferralDirectoryTexas Attorney General, Crime Victims1-800-983-9933Provides relief for victims of violent crimes
Request for services are provided by phone &online
https://www.texasattorneygeneral.gov/crime-victimsWorkers' Compensation Commission800-252-7031 Injured Employee HotlineAssistance with workers' compensation claims forwork-related injuries
www.tdi.texas.gov/wc/index.htmlU.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services800-375-5283 National Customer Service CenterForms and information regarding citizenship, 09/20immigration, work humanitarian programs,adoptions, and other matters
Note: Librarians cannot provide legal adviceor recommend specific forms Fort Bend County Law Library: 281-341-3718 George Memorial Library: 281-341-2605 A small legal collection including Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes and Codes Annotated is available at George Memorial Library. More information on state and federal laws is available at the Fort Bend County Law Library.
The mission of Fort Bend County Libraries is to bring people, information and ideas together to enrich lives, expand minds, and strengthen our diverse community. Fort Bend County Libraries has been established and is maintained under the provisions of the Texas Local Government Code, Chapter 323, subchapter A: County Libraries.
Additional funds were approved April 27, 2021 to provide financial assistance to the small business community. Fort Bend County has developed informational and educational training videos that will assist applicants, beneficiaries and small business owners and employees with COVID-19 programs and services offered by the County.
Fort Bend County Assistance Program Dashboard – The Fort Bend County Program dashboard has been created to transparently provide a comprehensive CARES/ARPA/ERA diagram to include historical, current, and projected activity for budget versus actual expenditures and all public assistance program statistics.
Your business may be eligible to receive up to $8,000 to assist workforce families. Childcare Voucher Program – Fort Bend County Commissioners Court has authorized additional Cares Act Funds to help offset childcare costs for families who are facing financial instability in Fort Bend County due to COVID-19.