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Legal Hotline for Texans LSC Funded


Who We Are

The Legal Hotline for Texans answers questions free of charge in many areas of law, including but not limited to consumer matters, housing and public benefits, wills and probate, guardianship, taxes, and personal injury.  Persons eligible for services are Texans 60 years of age or older, Medicare recipients of any age; nursing home residents of any age, and victims of violent crime and their family members who are indigent and either 60 years of age or older, a person with a disability, or a person unable to access legal services locally.  Referrals for reduced-cost legal services are available in some areas of the state.  Information and publications are available either by mail order or by downloading them from this website or the TLSC website.

General Contact Information

Legal Hotline for Texans
2101 IH 35 South (map)
Suite 300
Austin, TX 78741
Toll Free
Last Review and Update: Feb 03, 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 > Employment

Civil Rights and Discrimination > First Amendment Protections

Civil Rights and Discrimination > Housing

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 > Eviction

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 > 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 > Employee Benefits(Pensions,Health Care, and More)

Employment Law > Fair Labor Standards (Minimum Wage, Overtime Pay, Child Labor)

Employment Law > Family and Medical Leave Act

Employment Law > Occupational Health and Safety (OSHA)

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 Labor & Education Rights

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 > Grandparents' Rights

Families and Kids > Health & The Family

Families and Kids > Juvenile Justice

Families and Kids > Kincare: Caring for Extended Family

Families and Kids > Marriage

Families and Kids > Military Families

Families and Kids > Name Change

Families and Kids > Paternity

Families and Kids > Read About Family Law

Families and Kids > Scholarships and Student Loans

Health > Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)

Health > Children's Health Programs

Health > Chronic Illness Support Services

Health > Insurance

Health > Medicaid

Health > Medicare

Health > Mental Health

Health > Nursing Homes and Assisted Living

Health > Other Health Issues

Health > Powers of Attorney, DNR, and Similar Documents

Health > Prescription Drug Benefit Programs

Health > Women's Health

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 > Property Laws

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

Public Benefits > Assistance for Injured Workers

Public Benefits > Children's Medicaid/Health Programs

Public Benefits > Disability and/or Senior Assistance

Public Benefits > Food Assistance

Public Benefits > Medicaid

Public Benefits > Medicare

Public Benefits > Other Public Benefits

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 > Dying With a Will and Probate

Seniors and the Law > Guardianship

Seniors and the Law > Medicaid

Seniors and the Law > Medicare

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 > Retirement and Pension

Seniors and the Law > Social Security

Seniors and the Law > Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

Veterans and Military > Benefits

Veterans and Military > Burial & Memorials

Veterans and Military > Family Law and Military Families

Veterans and Military > Legal Assistance and Support Services

Veterans and Military > Military Courts

Veterans and Military > Other Military and Veteran Issues

Veterans and Military > Selected Military Laws

Victims of Crime > Domestic Violence or Abuse

Wills and Life Planning > Dying Without a Will (Intestate Succession)

Wills and Life Planning > Guardianship

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

Wills and Life Planning > Probate Law

Wills and Life Planning > Small Estates

Wills and Life Planning > Trusts