Legal Aid of Northwest Texas LSC Funded

Who We Are

Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas is a nonprofit organization that provides free civil legal services to low income residents in 114 Texas counties throughout North and West Texas, with offices in Abilene, Amarillo, Brownwood, Dallas, Denton, Fort Worth, Lubbock, McKinney, Midland, Odessa, Plainview, San Angelo, Waxahachie, Weatherford and Wichita Falls.


How to Get Help


You can apply  for help from Legal Aid of Northwest Texas in 1 of 2 ways:


1. Apply directly through the branch office that serves your area. you must schedule an appointment first


  • You may contact the local branch office to schedule an in person or telephone appointment.
  • In certain situations; arrangements can be made for our staff to come to your home.
  • You can attend a free legal clinic (the office may refer you to a clinic if appropriate); or


2. You can apply over the telephone via our centralized intake telephone line.


Steps to Apply

All applicants should follow these steps to apply

1. Eligibility

Please decide whether it makes sense for you to apply by reading our eligibility guidelines.
These guidelines may help you to decide if you qualify for free legal help.

If you aren't sure whether you qualify, you can still apply.


2. Location

Use our ZIP code search tool or check the service area map and find out how and when your local LANWT office takes applications (intake).


3. Urgent Matters

Check to see if you qualify for an "Urgent Matter" intake. If your situation meets certain conditions, you might be able to apply right away.


4. Application Form

Print a copy and fill it out before you come to the office or before you call us. It helps to speed up the application process and ensures you'll have all the needed information with you.


5. Before Applying

We want you to get the most out of your Legal Aid experience. This simple list provides tips for doing just that.


6. Contact Us

Please follow the instructions listed on the office page for your location. Or, if you live outside of Dallas or Tarrant County, you can call the Legal Aid Line.



How to Get Help

You can contact this organization by:

Contact Type
Phone Number
800-955-3959 or 817-336-3943
8:30-11:00 am and 1:30-4:00 pm
8:30-11:00 am and 1:30-4:00 pm
8:30-11:00 am and 1:30-4:00 pm

Who We Serve

  • Johnson County
  • Somervell County
  • Tarrant County
Language(s) Spoken
  • Spanish / Español
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Eligibility Restrictions

For help, you must be: Domestic Violence; Immigrant

Type of Help

This group provides the following types of services based on your legal needs and its resources:
  • Full Legal Representation
  • Brief Advice
  • Self-Help Materials
Emergency Instructions

800-955-3959 or 817-336-3943

General Contact Information

Legal Aid of Northwest Texas
600 East Weatherford St. (map)
Fort Worth, TX 76102
Toll Free
Last Review and Update: Feb 02, 2015

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