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State Bar, Lone Star Legal Aid promote disaster legal hotline for those affected by Tropical Storm Imelda

The State Bar of Texas and Lone Star Legal Aid seek to alert residents that free legal resources are available to low-income individuals affected by severe storms and flooding spawned by Tropical Storm Imelda. Lone Star Legal Aid operates a toll-free disaster legal hotline — 866-659-0666— that can help with issues such as replacing lost documents,...… Continue Reading

Video: Hotline helps disaster victims with destroyed legal documents, insurance claims

The State Bar of Texas’ legal hotline can assist disaster victims with replacing lost or destroyed legal documents or those who need help with insurance claims or home repairs. Call the hotline at (800) 504-7030 for answers to basic legal questions. The toll-free hotline—answered in English, Spanish, and Vietnamese—is designed to connect low-income people affected...… Continue Reading

Hundreds of lawyers, law students, and paralegals step up to help Harvey survivors

Hundreds of lawyers, law students, and paralegals have volunteered to help those affected by Hurricane Harvey. As of Thursday morning a total of 1,150 individuals had filled out the State Bar of Texas volunteer form to offer a variety of assistance to Harvey survivors. Of those, 556 are licensed Texas attorneys, 469 are lawyers licensed...… Continue Reading