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 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 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 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.
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 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 article provides information on Private Easements, Easements by Implication as well as other deed restriction information. This article was provided by Texas A&M Real Estate Center.
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.
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....
Gentrification is when a neighborhood changes in a way that makes it hard for some residents to stay in their homes. Learn more about gentrification here.
This article tells you practical steps you can take to handle home insurance claims, especially after a natural disaster. This article was written by Texas RioGrande Legal Aid.
A displaced tenant is someone who has to move due to a government action, such as eminent domain or zoning rules. Learn about programs that can help displaced Texans.
The Texas Public Utility Commission has halted electricity, water, and sewage shutoffs until at least May 15 and longer in some circumstances. However, you may need to apply for some of these benefits. Read more for details.
This article tells what to look for when hiring a contractor. Specifically, how to find one, and what to do before and after the hiring process. This article was written by the Federal Trade Commission.
This article tells about how to be informed during the home buying process. Specifically, how to understand the documents signed, who you may be working with and more. This article was written by the Office of the Attorney General.
This article provides information on refinancing your mortgage, and it is from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
This article provides information on title insurance. This material is excerpted from an article by Judon Fambrough of the Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University.