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Legal Aid of Northwest Texas LSC Funded

http://www.lanwt.org

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

Address
Legal Aid of Northwest Texas
600 East Weatherford St. (map)
Fort Worth, TX 76102
Phone
888-529-5277
Toll Free
1-888-529-5277
Fax
817-877-0804
Website
http://www.lanwt.org
Last Review and Update: Feb 02, 2015

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Civil Rights > Discrimination (Equal Protection)

Civil Rights > Due Process

Civil Rights > First Amendment Protections

Civil Rights > Other Civil Rights

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

Crime Victims > Crime Victim Compensation

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Crime Victims > Family Violence

Crime Victims > Identity Theft

Crime Victims > Sexual Assault

Disability > Assistive Technology

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Disability > Guardianship for Persons with Disabilities

Disability > Medicare

Disability > Mental Health Issues

Disability > Other Disability

Disability > Rights of Individuals with Disabilities

Disability > Social Security and Social Security Disability Insurance

Disability > Worker's Compensation

Disaster Relief > Consumer Issues

Disaster Relief > Education (Schools)

Disaster Relief > FEMA Benefits

Disaster Relief > Housing

Disaster Relief > Insurance Claims

Disaster Relief > Other Disaster Issues

Disaster Relief > Persons with Disabilities

Disaster Relief > Public Benefits

Disaster Relief > Tax Issues

Disaster Relief > Wills and Estates

Disaster Relief > Work (Employment)

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

Families and Kids > Adoption and Foster Care

Families and Kids > Child Support

Families and Kids > CPS Investigations

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Families and Kids > Divorce

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Health > Chronic Illness Support Services

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Health > Medicaid

Health > Medicare

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Health > Prescription Drug Benefit Programs

Housing > Contract for Deed

Housing > Foreclosure

Housing > Homeownership

Housing > Landlord-Tenant

Housing > Mobile Homes

Housing > Mobile Homes

Housing > Other Housing Issues

Housing > Public Housing, Subsidized Housing, and Section 8 Vouchers

Immigration > Self-petitions and Waivers for Battered Spouses

Public Benefits > Cash Assistance (TANF)

Public Benefits > Disability Help

Public Benefits > Energy Assistance

Public Benefits > Food Stamps

Public Benefits > Medicaid

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Public Benefits > Unemployment Insurance

Public Benefits > Women, Infants, & Children Nutrition Program

Public Benefits > Worker's Compensation

Seniors > Guardianship

Seniors > Medicaid

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Seniors > Nursing Homes

Seniors > Other Elder Law Issues

Seniors > Powers of attorney/advance directives/living wills

Seniors > Prescription Drug Benefits

Seniors > Social Security

Seniors > Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

Wills & Estates > Drafting a Will

Wills & Estates > Guardianship

Wills & Estates > Powers of attorney/advance directives/living wills

Wills & Estates > Small Estates

Wills & Estates > Trusts

Work/Out-of-Work > Other Employment

Work/Out-of-Work > Rights of Individuals with Disabilities

Work/Out-of-Work > Unemployment Benefits

Work/Out-of-Work > Wage Claims

Work/Out-of-Work > Worker's Compensation

Work/Out-of-Work > Wrongful Termination and Working Conditions