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:
The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles has created a two-step process to transfer a vehicle to a beneficiary upon the owner’s death. The owner must first complete the Beneficiary Designation of a Motor Vehicle form, which tells the Texas DMV who the owner wants the car to go to.
This toolkit is designed to give you information about your electric utility rights in Texas. This toolkit was developed by Texas ROSE (Ratepayers’ Organization to Save Energy).
This toolkit is designed to give you information about how to transfer property using a Transfer on Death Deed. This toolkit was produced by the Transfer on Death Deed Project at Texas Legal Services Center.
This article contains videos you can watch to learn how to recover from Hurricane Harvey. The videos and content were done by the State Bar of Texas.
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 tells you about your options if you are facing bankruptcy, you have options. This article was written by a TexasLawHelp volunteer.
This article provides answers to common questions about filing an appeal on a FEMA decision. Additionally, it provides steps on the decision and an interactive tool. This content is reproduced from National Disaster Legal Aid Resource Center.
This article tells you about appealing an eviction and steps you may be able to take. This article was written by Texas RioGrande Legal Aid.
This article can tell you about dealing with bed bugs as a tenant. Specifically, whether you or the landlord will be required to pay for bedbug removal. This article was written by Texas RioGrande Legal Aid.
This article tells you about tax deductions that may be available to you after a disaster. This article was written by Texas RioGrande Legal Aid.
This article was written by Texas Riogrande Legal Aid.
The Houston Bar Association's Consumer Law Handbook contains information on credit, resolving disputes, buying a car, the Deceptive Trade Practices Act, landlord and tenant issues, and more. This handbook was written by the Houston Bar Association.
This article tells you about contracts for deed. A contract for deed is a contract in which the buyer pays for land by making monthly payments for a period of years. The buyer does not own or have title to the land until all the payments have been made under the contact. This article was written by Texas RioGrande Legal Aid.
This article provides information on death and burial benefits in Texas. This article was provided by the Texas Department of Insurance.
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 provides information on deeds in lieu of foreclosure. This article is excerpted from Deed in Lieu of Foreclosure by Judon Fambrough, published by the Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University.
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 article tells you about whether your property taxes can be reduced after a disaster, homestead exemptions, and more. This article was written by Texas RioGrande Legal Aid.
This manual is a compilation of resource materials for lawyers responding to legal questions from those affected by disasters. This resource is meant for use by lawyers.
This article provides resources to those directly affected by a disaster, like a hurricane. This includes information on housing, insurance, employment and more. This article was written by Lone Star Legal Aid.