Step 2: Choose a Toolkit or Article.
A Toolkit includes Forms, Instructions, Frequently Asked Questions and related Articles. Toolkits have this symbol:
An Article provides basic information about a topic. Some Articles include Forms. Articles have this symbol:
This toolkit tells you about getting an order of nondisclosure for all eligible offenses. FORMS ARE INCLUDED.
This toolkit tells you how to clear an arrest from your record (expunction). FORMS ARE INCLUDED.
If your driver’s license was suspended or revoked you may still be allowed to drive under certain circumstances if you get an occupational driver’s license (ODL).
This article is intended to help advocates and others who help people who experience the often difficult transition from incarceration to the dominant society. It summarizes some of the legal hurdles caused by a criminal record and provides guidance on how to effectively manage these barriers to re-entry. It is written by...
This article contains a link to a website specifically designed to help those who believe they have been falsely convicted or are worried about their criminal case. The website is known as "And Justice for All." It was funded by the Texas Young Lawyers Association.
This article tells you basic information about criminal law in Texas. TexasLawHelp, because of conditions on its funding, is only allowed to provide limited information on criminal law. This article was written by the Texas Legal Services Center and links to resources written by the Harris County Law Library, Texas Fair Defense...
This article tells you about driver surcharges, which were additional payments assessed by the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) against drivers convicted of certain driving offenses. Note that there are no longer drivers surcharges in Texas.
This article tells you about expunction or a nondisclosure in Texas. This article was written by Texas RioGrande Legal Aid.
This article answers frequently asked questions about clearing an arrest from your record (expunction).
This article tells how to file a grievance about a problem in prison, before a lawsuit is filed. Additionally, it tells how the Prison Litigation Reform Act (PLRA) requirements before going to federal court. This article was written by Texas Civil Rights Project.
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 was written by Diocesan Migrant & Refugee Services. It provides general information and should not be considered specific legal advice for your case.
This article was written by Diocesan Migrant & Refugee Services. It provides general, broad information about defenses to deportation. It contains information to help you figure out if you qualify for relief from deportation (formally known as “removal”).
This article provides information on navigating traffic court. This article is from the Texas Young Lawyers Association.
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 contains answers to common questions about immigration in regards to criminal law. This article was written by American Gateways.
This article contains tips on interacting with police officers. This article was prepared by the Texas Young Lawyers Association.
This article provides information on access to or expungement of juvenile justice records in Texas. This material is excerpted from a brochure by the Texas Juvenile Justice Department.
This article provides you with general information about your rights as an immigrant. This includes what police officers can and cannot do. This article was written by the Texas Civil Rights Project.
This article contains information on orders of nondisclosure for offenses occuring on or after September 1, 2015. This article includes information on how to get a non disclosure under section 411.072 of the Texas Government Code. FORMS ARE INCLUDED. This article was written by the Texas Office of Court Administration.