For more self-help legal information and referral assistance for this state, visit TexasLawHelp.org.
Click here for Military Legal Assistance Offices
Servicemembers and their families may access free legal assistance at these offices. See our Working with a Lawyer publication for more details on eligibility.
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These programs provide free civil legal assistance, but your eligibility for services may be limited based on your income. These organizations may or may not have military-specific services. Contact these programs for more details on eligibility. In the search box, type your state, county, or city to find local programs.
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These programs will connect you to a lawyer who charges for legal services. Some attorneys with these programs, however, may offer discounted initial consultations or may charge reduced fees based on your income. Contact these programs for more information. In the search box, type your state, county, or city to find local programs.
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These are programs designed to assist members of the military with legal matters. See the specific details on the services provided.
311th Air Base Group/JA
2510 Kennedy Cir., Brooks City-Base TX 78235-5115
San Antonio, TX 78235
Phone: 210-536-3301, DSN 240-3301
NOTE: Services by appointment only, only for AD and dependants
7th Bomb Wing/JA
7 Lancer Loop, ste 225
Dyess AFB, TX 79607
Phone: 325-696-2232, DSN 461-2232
Visit Dyess AFB Website
17th Training Wing/JA
351 Kearney Blvd, Ste 202
Goodfellow AFB, TX 76908
Phone: 325-654-3203, DSN 477-3203
Visit Goodfellow AFB Website
JBSA-Lackland Legal Office
1701 Kenly Ave. Ste. 134
Lackland AFB, TX 78236
(210) 671-3362 or DSN 473-3362
Visit JBSA-Lackland Website
561 Liberty Drive Suite 2 [Bldg 338]
Del Rio, TX 78843
Phone: 830-298-5172 DSN 732-5172
Visit Laughlin AFB Website
JBSA-Randolph Legal Office
1 Washington Cir. Bldg. 100
Randolph AFB, TX 78148
(210) 652-6781 or DSN 487-6781
Visit JBSA-Randolph Website
317 F Ave. [Bldg 315]
Wichita Falls, TX 76311
Phone: 940-676-2312, 736-2312
Visit Sheppard AFB Website
Building 113 Pershing Road
El Paso, TX 79916
Visit Fort Bliss Website
Building 4617 (Corner of Santa Fe and 72nd St)
Killeen, TX 76544
Phone: 254-287-7901, 737-7901
JBSA-Fort Sam Houston
JBSA-Ft. Sam Houston Legal Office
2422 Stanley Rd. Bldg. 134
Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234
(210) 808-0169 or DSN 420-0169
Visit JBSA-Fort Sam Houston Website
Navy NAS Corpus Christi
NLSO Central Branch Office Corpus Christi
320 Fifth Street SE Suite 2A
Corpus Christi, TX 78419
Phone: 361-961-3765 861-3765
Visit Navy NAS Corpus Christi Website
Navy NAS Joint Reserve Base
NLSO Central BROFF Fort Worth
1501 Chennault Avenue
Fort Worth, TX 76127
Phone: 817-782-6007, 739-6007
Visit Navy NAS Joint Reserve Base Website
State Bar of Texas
P.O. Box 12487
Austin, TX 78711-2487
Texas Lawyers for Texas Veterans: A State Bar of Texas program to establish and assist pro bono legal clinics throughout the state for Texas military veterans and their families who otherwise cannot afford or do not have access to basic civil legal services. Provides resources, training, and materials to assist local bar associations in organizing and maintaining veterans legal clinics. Civil practice areas covered in veterans legal clinics include but are not necessarily limited to Bankruptcy, Child Support, Divorce/Custody, Guardianship/Probate, Landlord/Tenant, Wills/Estate Planning, Employment, Housing, and Tax. Visit the website for more information, including a list of pro bono veterans legal clinics, other legal services resources, disability claims resources, and a list of veterans service provider resources.
Houston Bar Association's Veterans Legal Initiative
HBA's Houston Volunteer Lawyers Program
712 Main Street, Suite 2700
Houston, TX 77002
Contact- Mickey Baden
The HBA's Veterans Legal Initiative provides pro bono legal services for veterans in Harris County through regularly-scheduled legal advice clinics at several venues, as well as through its Houston Volunteer Lawyers Program. Veterans can get help with legal issues including family law, wills and probate, consumer law, landlord/tenant issues, disability, and veterans benefits.
A legal advice clinic is held every Friday afternoon, from 2:00 p.m. until 5:00 pm., at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center, 2002 Holcombe, First Floor. No appointment is necessary. Veterans can meet with a volunteer attorney who will provide legal advice and counsel. If the veteran needs further legal assistance, they will be assigned a pro bono attorney through the HBA's Houston Volunteer Lawyers Program.
A legal advice clinic is held monthly at the U.S. VETS at Midtown Terrace residential facility for veterans in Houston and quarterly at the DeGeorge at Union Station residential facility for veterans in Houston.
Saturday legal advice clinics are held in November and February at an American Legion or VFW post in Houston.
More information on the Veterans Legal Initiative is available on the HBA website.
Houston Bar Foundation/Houston Volunteer Lawyers
Veterans Legal Initiative
1001 Fannin Street, Suite 1300
Houston, Texas 77002
Intake: Clinics are held every Friday from 2:00-5:00 p.m. at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center. Saturday clinics are held in surrounding counties. Visit the website for a complete list of upcoming clinics.
Counties Served: Friday clinics serve Harris County; Saturday clinics serve Harris and 16 surrounding counties.
Type of Cases Accepted: Family, Wills and Probate, Consumer, Real Estate, Disability, VA Benefits and other civil cases.
Texas Civil Rights Project
The Texas Civil Rights Project's Veteran Services provide civil rights legal assistance to low income veterans in Texas. We offer assistance for Civil Rights (Freedom of Speech, Equal Protection), Public Accommodations, Disability Law, Access to Public Records, Discharge upgrades, Denial of Veteran benefits due to discharge, and many more veteran law related issues.
Contact one of the Texas Civil Rights Project offices listed below or fill out an intake online.
Texas Civil Rights Project-El Paso
1317 E. Rio Grande Ave.
El Paso, TX 79902
(915) 532-3799 ext. 16
Monday-Friday MST 9am-5pm
Texas Civil Rights Project-South Texas
P.O. Box 219
Alamo, TX 78516
Monday-Friday CST 9am-5pm
Texas Veteran's Legal Assistance Project
The Veterans' Legal Assistance Project serves low to moderate income Texas veterans earning up to twice the federal poverty limit, as well as their spouses, dependents, and survivors.
To receive services, you must be a Texas veteran, or the spouse, dependent or survivor of a Texas veteran, and have household income at or below 200% of the federal poverty guidelines.
- Legal assistance in civil legal matters, including family law, employment, housing, consumer, bankruptcy, probate, VA benefits.
- Referral to private attorney or community services where appropriate.
Call us at 1-800-622-2520.
We receive a heavy volume of calls. If you get our voicemail, please give your name, phone number including area code, address, and a brief description of your problem. You may leave more than one phone number.
This program is made possible by a grant from the Texas Veterans Commission Fund for Veterans' Assistance. The Fund for Veterans' Assistance provides grants to organizations serving veterans and their families. Funding for these grants comes from a portion of Veterans scratch-off lottery ticket sales. For help or information about state and federal veterans' benefits, call the Texas Veterans Commission Veterans HOTLINE: 1-800-252-VETS (8387) or visit the website.
The Texas Access to Justice Foundation provides support to this program.
Texas Lawyers for Texas Veterans – Tarrant County Chapter
1315 Calhoun Street
Fort Worth, Texas 76102
(817) 546-4460 (To make appointments)
(817) 338-4092 (Melissa Sircar, Program Director)
Visit TLTV Website
Program provides pro bono civil legal assistance to veterans who otherwise cannot afford legal services. If you are a veteran or the spouse of a deceased veteran and need legal assistance, call 817-546-4460 for an appointment to a monthly legal clinic. Please leave a message and a volunteer will call you back with information about the upcoming clinic.
Please be aware that TLTV does not have staff attorneys or volunteers that can handle emergency matters or issues outside of a legal clinic. At this time, TLTV's resources are limited to Tarrant County cases and issue