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 supported decision-making as an alternative to guardianship. Disability Rights Texas created this toolkit, with resources from the Southern Disability Law Center and Texas RioGrande Legal Aid.
This toolkit tells you how to use and fill out a Medical Power of Attorney. FORMS ARE INCLUDED. This toolkit was developed by the Texas Legal Services Center.
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 provides information about advance directives such as Directives to Physicians, Medical Power of Attorneys, and more. This article was written by Texas RioGrande Legal Aid.
This article provides information on the Affordable Care Act for people with disabilities. This article is adapted from a fact sheet by Disability Rights Texas.
This article tells you about the Affordable Care Act, also known as "Obamacare". It tells you how to enroll, when, and the costs of enrolling. This article was written by Texas RioGrande Legal Aid.
This article tells you about your options if you are facing bankruptcy, you have options. This article was written by a TexasLawHelp volunteer.
This article provides information on What COBRA Insurance is and how it can benefit you, as well as other information. This article was provided by the U.S Department of Labor.
This article provides information on area agencies on aging, and how to get help. The information is from the web site of Texas Health and Human Services.
This article provides information on assistive technology that could be provided for disabled Texans by Medicaid. It is excerpted from a paper by the National Assistive Technology (AT) Advocacy Project of Neighborhood Legal Services, Inc.
This article contains information about your rights to birth control in the context of access, health insurance, and programs to help you get birth control. This content comes from Jane's Due Process, the Texas Department of Health and Human Services, and Healthcare.gov.
This article provides answers to what a debt collector can and can not do to your social security or VA benefits. This article was written by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
This toolkit tells veterans how they may be able to apply for VA Health Benefits if they do not have the health benefits due to their discharge characterization. IMPORTANT: This procedure does not result in a discharge upgrade. Only health benefits are the goal. The VA only reviews the applicant’s military record to...
This article contains information on a way certain non-parents can be allowed to consent to medical treatment of a minor child. This article was developed by the Texas Kincare Taskforce. Links to a FORM to consent to medical treatment by a non-parent is included.
This article provides information on dealing with denials or reductions of Medicaid services. This information is excerpted from content by Disability Rights Texas.
This article provides information on death and burial benefits in Texas. This article was provided by the Texas Department of Insurance.
This article contains information and answers about directives to physicians. These are different from a Medical Power of Attorney. This article was written by the Legal Hotline for Texans at the Texas Legal Services Center.
This article contains information about disability rights regarding disability and discharge. This article was provided by Disability Rights Texas.
This article tells you about the American with Disabilities Act, disability anti-discrimination laws, and more. This article was written by Texas RioGrande Legal Aid.
This TexasLawHelp.org article highlights a handbook on Texas elder law. The Elder Law Handbook covers information such as powers of attorney, guardianship, Medicaid, wills, and more. It was written by the Houston Bar Association.