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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.



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

Choose a legal issue to learn more about the services provided:

Civil Rights and Discrimination > Civil Rights

Civil Rights and Discrimination > Discrimination

Civil Rights and Discrimination > Due Process Protections

Civil Rights and Discrimination > First Amendment Protections

Consumer Protection & Debt Relief > Autos: Fraud, Insurance, Repairs, and Towing

Consumer Protection & Debt Relief > Bankruptcy

Consumer Protection & Debt Relief > Budgets and Financial Planning

Consumer Protection & Debt Relief > Consumer Protection and Fraud

Consumer Protection & Debt Relief > Contracts and Warranty Rights

Consumer Protection & Debt Relief > Credit Cards, Reports, and Repair

Consumer Protection & Debt Relief > Debt Collection, Garnishment, and Reposession

Consumer Protection & Debt Relief > Foreclosure

Consumer Protection & Debt Relief > Identity Theft

Consumer Protection & Debt Relief > Insurance

Consumer Protection & Debt Relief > Justice Court (Small Claims Court) Guidelines

Consumer Protection & Debt Relief > Other Consumer/Finance

Consumer Protection & Debt Relief > Payday Loans, Debt, and Banking Regulations

Consumer Protection & Debt Relief > Read About Consumer Law

Consumer Protection & Debt Relief > Taxes

Consumer Protection & Debt Relief > Utilities - Gas, Electric, Phone, Water

Disability > Assistive Technology and Access

Disability > Disability Rights

Disability > Education and Disability Rights

Disability > Employment Law and Worker's Compensation

Disability > Estate Planning

Disability > Guardianship for Persons with Disabilities

Disability > Medicaid

Disability > Medicare

Disability > Medicare, Medicaid, and Nursing Homes

Disability > Mental Health Issues

Disability > Other Disability

Disability > Social Security and Social Security Disability Insurance

Disaster Recovery and Relief > Consumer Protection and Fraud

Disaster Recovery and Relief > Disaster Relief and Housing

Disaster Recovery and Relief > Employment Law and Disaster Relief

Disaster Recovery and Relief > FEMA Benefits

Disaster Recovery and Relief > Insurance Information

Disaster Recovery and Relief > Preparing For Disasters

Disaster Recovery and Relief > Public Benefits and Disaster Reielf

Disaster Recovery and Relief > Tax Relief and School Rights

Domestic Violence or Abuse > Abuse, Neglect, and Foster Care

Domestic Violence or Abuse > Immigration and Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence or Abuse > Protective Orders

Domestic Violence or Abuse > Sexual Assault and Violence

Domestic Violence or Abuse > Shelters and Support Services

Domestic Violence or Abuse > Spouse/Partner/Dating Abuse

Domestic Violence or Abuse > Stalking or Harrasment

Employment Law > Disability Rights and Employment

Employment Law > Other Employment

Employment Law > Unemployment Benefits

Employment Law > Unpaid Wages

Employment Law > Worker's Compensation - Injured on the Job

Employment Law > Wrongful Termination and Working Conditions

Families and Kids > Adoption & Foster Care

Families and Kids > Child Support

Families and Kids > CPS Investigations

Families and Kids > Custody & Visitation

Families and Kids > Divorce & Annulment

Families and Kids > Domestic Violence & Abuse

Families and Kids > Free Family Law Forms

Families and Kids > Paternity

Families and Kids > Scholarships and Student Loans

Healthcare and Benefits > Chronic and Terminal Illness Help and Assistance

Healthcare and Benefits > Health Insurance

Healthcare and Benefits > Mental Health

Healthcare and Benefits > Nursing Homes and Assisted Living

Healthcare and Benefits > Other Health Issues

Healthcare and Benefits > Powers of Attorney, Advance Directives, and More

Healthcare and Benefits > Prescription Drugs and Benefit Programs

Housing > Deed Information (Contract for Deed, Quitclaim Deed, etc.)

Housing > Foreclosure

Housing > Homeownership

Housing > Landlord Tenant Law

Housing > Mobile Homes

Housing > Other Housing Issues

Housing > Public Housing (Subsidized Housing, Section 8,and More)

Immigration > Domestic Violence and Immigration

Public Benefits > Assistance for Injured Workers

Public Benefits > Disability and/or Senior Assistance

Public Benefits > Food Assistance

Public Benefits > Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Benefits

Public Benefits > Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)

Public Benefits > Unemployment Insurance Benefits

Public Benefits > Utilities Assistance - Gas, Electric, Phone, Water

Public Benefits > Women, Infants, & Children Nutrition Program (WIC)

Seniors and the Law > Guardianship

Seniors and the Law > Nursing Homes

Seniors and the Law > Other Elder Law Issues

Seniors and the Law > Powers of Attorney, DNR, and Similar Documents

Seniors and the Law > Prescription Drug Benefits

Seniors and the Law > Social Security

Seniors and the Law > Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

Victims of Crime > Crime Victim Compensation

Victims of Crime > Crime Victim's Rights

Victims of Crime > Domestic Violence or Abuse

Victims of Crime > Identity Theft

Victims of Crime > Sexual Assault

Wills and Life Planning > Guardianship

Wills and Life Planning > Powers of Attorney, DNR, and Similar Documents

Wills and Life Planning > Small Estates

Wills and Life Planning > Trusts