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 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 discusses the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) and gives examples of age discrimination and what qualifies as harassment. This article was written by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
This article provides information on area agencies on aging, and how to get help. The information is from the web site of Texas Health and Human Services.
Civil Asset Forfeiture Toolkit
This article contains information on protecting the rights of servicemembers. It was written by the U.S. Department of Justice - Civil Rights Division
This article provides information about creditor discrimination, terms of credit, and evaluating your income. This article was provided by the Federal Trade Commission.
This article contains information about evictions and reasonable accommodations in Texas. This article was provided by Disability Rights Texas.
This article was prepared by the Center for Legal and Social Justice at St. Mary's University School of Law. It provides a brief overview of what to expect if you are facing deportation proceedings. It is not a substitute for a lawyer's advice. If you are facing deportation, talk to a lawyer.
This article provides information about discrimination in employment and which laws protect those issues. This article was written by U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
This article provides information on the housing rights of victims of family violence. This article was written by the Texas Council on Family Violence.
This article contains tips on interacting with police officers. This article was prepared by the Texas Young Lawyers Association.
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 tells what you need to know if you're thinking about applying for a mortgage to buy, refinance or make improvements to your home. This article was written by the Federal Trade Commission.
This article provides a packet that answers questions about intellectual property, specifically about copyrights, trademarks, patents and more. This article was written by Texas Young Lawyers Association.
This article provides answers to common questions about religious discrimination and the laws that protect against it. This article was composed by TexasLawHelp based on information from the United States Equal Opportunity Commission and the Texas Workforce Commission.
This article explains what constitutes retaliation; why it happens; and how to prevent it. This article is from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
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.
Immigrant survivors of domestic abuse can apply for VAWA relief.
This FAQ was compiled by Texas Legal Services Center from several sources, all of which are government agencies or nonpartisan nonprofit organizations. It is current as of November 2018. See also Voting in Texas: What You Need to Know.