Lone Star Legal Aid (Tyler Office) LSC Funded


Who We Are

Operating for more than 60 years, Lone Star Legal Aid (LSLA) is a non-profit law firm that now serves as the fourth largest legal aid organization of its type in the United States.  The firm provides free civil legal help to low-income persons who have immediate needs but cannot afford an attorney.  Headquartered in Houston, the organization operates another 12 branch offices and covers one-third of the state, including 72 counties in the eastern and Gulf Coast regions of Texas, and also four counties of southwest Arkansas, and has an eligible client population of almost 1.5 million at 125% of federal poverty guidelines.  LSLA is the only full-service civil legal aid provider in the region, and it offers advice/legal counsel, brief services, self-help clinics, community legal education, and referrals, as well as full representation in administrative hearings and county, state, and federal courts.  Practice areas include domestic abuse, health care, housing, employment, income maintenance, unlawful trade practices, education, civil rights, and disaster relief.  LSLA also manages special projects, such as food stamp outreach, language access, elder law clinics, and a legal help line.  Cases are accepted on a priority basis, and current priorities include: (1) enhancing and protecting income/economic stability; (2) preserving housing and related needs; (3) improving child outcomes; (4) seeking and maintaining safety, stability, health and well-being; and (5) assisting populations with special vulnerability, such as those who have disabilities, or who are elder, homeless or have limited English language skills.

How to Get Help

You can contact this organization by:

Contact Type
Phone Number
800-248-0048 or 903-595-4781
8:30 am-12:00 pm
8:30 am-12:00 pm
8:30 am-12:00 pm
8:30 am-12:00 pm
8:30 am-12:00 pm

For walk-in appointments, please bring any documents related to your case.


Walk-in hours are 8 am-noon and 1-5 pm Monday through Friday.

Who We Serve

  • Henderson County
  • Rains County
  • Smith County
  • Van Zandt County
  • Wood County
Language(s) Spoken
  • Spanish / Español
Cirumstances and languages in which interpreters are provided

Whenever needed.

Income Guidelines

125% for family law cases; up to 187.50% for other matters

Program has discretion to go to 150% for exceptional cases

Your family's income should be at or below the following percentage of the federal poverty level
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Eligibility Restrictions

This program does not serve: Immigrant; Prisoner

Type of Help

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

What is an Emergency? Matters that must be resolved within 72 hours.

800-248-0048 or 903-595-4781 or 903-595-4784, or walk in

General Contact Information

Lone Star Legal Aid (Tyler Office)
110 North College, Ste. 302 (map)
Tyler, TX 75702
Toll Free

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