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Dealing with the death of a family member is not easy, but losing a loved one in a disaster can be especially painful. If you’ve lost a family member as a result of disaster, the following information may affect the future of you and your family.
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 is excerpted from material 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.
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 (2019–2020 edition). It includes information on paying estate taxes and choosing beneficiaries.
This article provides information about estate planning in Texas. Estate 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 Texas school districts that are providing meals for their students during Spring Break and school closures related to COVID-19.
This article provides information on funeral rights and funeral goods and services. This article was adapted from material disseminated by the Federal Trade Commission.
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.
The COVID-19 pandemic is worsening health outcomes and leading to more people applying for governmental assistance. As urgent health needs rise during this crisis, this page provides information on navigating health resources and public benefits during this time.
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 about HIPAA and how it can benefit you. This article is from the U.S Department of Labor.
Here are some resources for uninsured Texans needing help with COVID-19 testing or treatment. Also there is information on how to get health-care coverage if you lost your job and your medical insurance benefits.