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The article tells you about specific employment rights available to veterans and service members, including information on unemployment benefits. This article was written by Texas RioGrande Legal Aid. 
This article is adapted from content created by the Houston Bar Association in its Elder Law Handbook (2016–2017 edition). It includes information on paying estate taxes and choosing beneficiaries.
This article tells you information about Estate Planning in Texas. state planning means making a plan for how you want to divide your property after you die. Part of estate planning is deciding in advance who should be in charge of your medical and financial affairs if you are unable to make important decisions for yourself....
This article explains the ways health care can be used to benefit you, as a senior citizen. This article was written by the National Consumer Law Center. 
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 FMLA Fact Sheet.
This article can tell you about getting access to Food Benefits after a Disaster. This article was written by Texas RioGrande Legal Aid. 
This article can tell you about Food Stamps also known as SNAP benefits. It can tell you how you can qualify, what to do if your application is denied and more. This article was written by Texas RioGrande Legal Aid. 
This article provides information on funeral rights and funeral goods and services. This article was provided by the federal trade commission.  
This article contains answers to common questions about how to get court-ordered temporary authority to care of a child. This article was written by Texas Legal Services Center. 
This article tells you about guardianship, what it is and the various rights and responsibilities related to it. This article was written by Texas RioGrande Legal Aid. 
This article provides the options a person of age or who is suffering from a disease or injury has in regards to guardianship. Specifically, how one is appointed and their role as a guardian. This article was written by the State Bar of Texas. 
This article provides information on health insurance for children as well as Medicaid-CHIP programs. This article was provided by the Texas Health and Human Services Commission.
This article provides information on Hospice care, Respite care, and Medicare coverage for these services. Additional information is avalable in the link at the bottom of this page. This information was provided from Medicare.gov
This article tells the hospital visitation rights family members and dependents have to lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) persons. This article was written by Human Rights Campaign. 
This article tells you about ways to own property and plan for the future to minimize the need for probate. This article was written by the Legal Hotline for Texans at the Texas Legal Services Center. 
This article provides information about what TDI can help with, what to do before you file a complaint, as well as other information. This article was provided by The Texas Department of Insurance.
This article provides information about rights of the individuals with disabilities, insurance for Texans with disabilities, healthcare coverage options, as well as other information. This article was provided by the Texas Department of insurance.
This article tells you about what you can and cannot be fired for. This article tells you about how to file a charge of discrimination against an employer. This article was written by Texas RioGrande Legal Aid. 
This article provides information on your rights as a cancer patient. This article was provided by the Texas Young Lawyers association.
This article tells you about representative payees, what they can and cannot do, and more. This article was written by Texas Legal Service Center's Legal Hotline for Texans.