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This article tells you about the State bar's attorney disciplinary system. It explains the steps taken to enforce the ethical conduct of lawyers in Texas. This is a good article to read if you would like to make a complaint about an attorney in Texas. This article was written by the State Bar of Texas. 
This article below tells you about the attorney-client relationship and the protections in place to ensure you are able to work with your attorney. Attorney is another name for a lawyer. This article was written by the Texas Young Lawyers Association. 
This article explains CAAP's purpose in communicating between Texas lawyers and their clients. This article was written by State Bar of Texas.  
This article tells you about contingency fees when hiring a lawyer. This article was written by the Federal Trade Commission. 
This article was written by Diocesan Migrant & Refugee Services. It provides general, broad information, and is not case-specific on deportation and defenses to it. It contains information to help you figure out if you might qualify for relief from deportation (formally known as “removal”).
This article contains basic information about getting a free criminal defense lawyer. This article was prepared by St. Mary's University School of Law, Center for Legal and Social Justice. 
This article tells you about issues you should be aware of when you consider hiring a lawyer. This article was written by the State Bar of Texas. 
This article about uncontested hearings was written by Texas Legal Services Center.  
This article tells you about how to do your own legal research. It was written by the Self-Represented Litigants Project at Texas Legal Services Center. 
This article tells you about a way to make hiring a private attorney more affordable. It is called limited scope representation. This article was written by the Legal Hotline for Texans at the Texas Legal Services Center. 
This article tells you about personal injury claims, also known as personal injury lawsuits. If you have been injured by a doctor not doing their job correctly or in a car accident this article may be able to help you. This article was written by the Self-Represented Litigants Project at the Texas Legal Services Center. 
This article tells you how to replace various important documents, including: birth certificates, death certificates, marriage licenses, divorce decrees, vehicle titles, manufactured home statements of ownership and location, driver's licenses, passports, green cards, social security cards, Texas benefits (Medicaid)...
Being careful online is always important. It can be especially important if you are in an immigration proceeding.
This article explains the use of standing orders in some Texas counties. A standing order is a court order that automatically takes effect (starts) when a case is filed.
This article provides answers to common questions about moving (transferring) your civil case to a court in a different county.This article only applies to civil (not family law) cases that are in a district court or county court at law. This article was written by TexasLawHelp staff. 
This article explains the Federal Court Stystem versus the State Court System. It details the types of cases heard in each system and how judges are selected. This article was written for the U.S. Courts website, but is reproduced here. 
This article provides brief information on what court clerks and court personnel can and cannot do to help. This article was written by the Texas Office of Court Administration. 
This article can tell you what clerks can and cannot do to help you with your case. This article was written by the Texas Office of Court Administration. 
This article tells you the steps to take if you do not hear from your attorney. Specifically on how to obtain your file, and hire new counsel. This article was written by the State Bar of Texas.