Free Virtual Legal Clinics for U.S. Veterans
The Veterans Legal Initiative is a program that offers free legal advice and legal representation to low-income veterans. Currently during the Covid-19 pandemic, legal clinics are held every Friday from 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. over the phone. Applications may be submitted online or requested by telephone.
Legal issues may include family law, consumer, wills & probate, property, tax, disability and veterans benefits, as well as other civil legal problems or questions.
Qualifying Veterans receive one-on-one legal advice and counsel and will be screened for additional free legal representation. Clinic open to all low-income U.S. Veterans and spouses of deceased veterans in Harris and surrounding counties.
To date, the program has served over 20,000 veterans with advice and counsel and/or legal representation. More than 400 attorneys have volunteered to assist with the Veterans’ Legal Initiative.
*The Veterans Legal Initiative is a public service of the Houston Bar Association, Houston Volunteer Lawyers and Houston Bar Foundation, with funding from the Texas Access to Justice Foundation. VLI is made possible by grants from the Texas Access to Justice Foundation, the Houston Bar Foundation, and the Texas Veterans Commission.