Texas Legal Services Center has created this page to provide the public with aggregated links to news and information about the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic from credible sources such as the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), World Health Organization (WHO), legal aid organizations, and Texas government and health authorities. As this is a rapidly evolving situation, this page will be routinely updated.
Employment and Financial Resources (For information on unemployment benefits, employee wage and leave rights, resources for small businesses, , bankruptcy and more)
Family Law (For information on how the COVID-19 crisis has affected family law issues such as child visitation, child support, CPS matters, domestic violence issues and more)
Health and Public Benefits (For information on navigating health care access and resources during the COVID-19 crisis)
Property and Landlord-Tenant (For information on how the COVID-19 crisis has affected issues like evictions, utility services, mortgage payments, foreclosures and more)
Individual Rights and Court Procedures (For information on participating in proceedings remotely, delaying hearings, consumer protection issues, voting rights, immigrant rights, disability rights, shelter-in-place orders and other miscellaneous individual rights)
The Texas Education Agency (TEA) is working with other Texas state agencies to prepare effective guidance for public school districts across Texas. Read here for more on the TEA's guidance, FAQs and information on school closures and Spring Break procedures.
Texas State Law Library has created a research guide to help Texans navigate some of the legal issues they may face during the COVID-19 outbreak. Read more here.