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The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) gives paid leave to many employees who are impacted by COVID-19. Benefits may apply to those who are sick, caring for others who are sick, or caring for children out of school or daycare due to COVID-19. The act also reimburses employers through a tax credit.
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.   
Texas Legal Services Center - Medical-Legal Partnerships has created a prenatal legal check up to help pregnant people in Texas. 
This article tells you about various public benefit programs including food benefits, cash assistance, health, medical, disability, veteran, social security benefits and more. This article was written by Texas RioGrande Legal Aid. 
This article about the public charge test was written by Texas Legal Services Center - Medical-Legal Partnerships. 
This article tells what the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) entitles eligible employees of covered employers to do and more. This article was written by the United States Department of Labor.
This article was written by Texas Legal Services Center.  The information on this website is not a substitute for, and does not replace the advice or representation of, a licensed attorney. Legal information is not the same as legal advice, which is the application of law to an individual's specific circumstances.     
This article tells you how to replace 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) cards...
This article provides information on how to request medical care, where to find I-60 request forms, and what to do if a request is not answered. This material was written by the Texas Civil Rights Project.  
This article provides information on the rights of the elderly under Texas law. This article is adapted from content created by the Attorney General of Texas.  
This article provides valubale information about the laws that affect senior citizens. If you are a senior Texan this is the guide for you. It was written by the Texas Young Lawyers Association.  
This article tells you about Social Security Disability Benefits. This article has information on how to apply, what to do if your disability benefits are terminated, and more. This article was composed by TexasLawHelp staff from excerpts from various SSA  publications. 
This article tells how state and federal health privacy laws give you the right to keep your medical records private and more. This article was written by the Office of the Attorney General.
This article provides information on  surprise medical bills and what to do about them as well as other information. This article is adapted from material created by the Texas Department of Insurance.  
This article provides information on mediation through the Texas Department of Insurance when you are challenging a surprise medical bill. It is excerpted from the web site of the Texas Department of Insurance.  
This article provides information how grandparents taking care of grandchildren can get access to Temporary Assistance for Needy Families benefits. This is a federal program to provide money and help to needy families with dependent children. This article was written by the Legal Hotline for Texans at the Texas Legal Services...
This article contains a manual with information and resources for grandparents and other nonparents caring for a child, including information about public benefits. This article was written by the Texas Kincare Task Force.   
This article answers questions about the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). It is adapted from content written by the United States Department of Labor, in its Fact Sheet #77B: Protection for Individuals under the FMLA.
This article tells you what happens if you can't pay on a debt; what kind of income is protected from creditors; and more. This article was written by Texas RioGrande Legal Aid.   
This article tells you about what to do if you are injured at work and what covered and non-covered employers are. This article was written by Texas RioGrande Legal Aid.