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Free Legal Help for Texas Veterans

Legal aid organizations, bar associations, and courts in your area may have special programs for veterans

These programs are often able to help veterans, who have an income level above the normal legal aid eligibility guidelines.




National and Statewide Programs

  • Texas Veterans Commission

    Texas Veterans Commission

    The Texas Veterans Commission ("TVC") serves as the state-appointed advocate for Texas Veterans. 

    Please click the link below to learn more about how the Texas Veterans Commission may be able to help Texas Veterans and their families.

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    Stateside Legal

    Stateside Legal is a website designed for members of the military, veterans, and their families. Their goal is to help you access benefits, find free legal help, and better understand your legal issues. 



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    Free Legal Assistance for Veterans - Special Joint Project - Apply Online

    Thanks to Lone Star Legal Aid and the Texas Legal Services Center's Veterans Legal Assistance Project, free legal assistance is available to qualifying veterans in Texas. You can fill out an application online to see if you qualify for help. Click the link below to apply today.



County Specific Programs

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Austin Bar Association

Serves Travis County - Austin, TX

The Austin Bar Association organizes a free legal advice clinic for Veterans on the second Monday of each month. No appointment or reservations are needed. Lawyer volunteers will be able to provide brief legal advice.

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Baylor Law School 

Serves McClennan and Surrounding Counties - Waco, TX

At the monthly clinics, both student and lawyer volunteers participate to give advice, counsel, and legal analysis to veterans. The cases that require further representation are referred to volunteer lawyers on a pro bono basis. Some cases are handled internally by Baylor Law students under lawyer supervision.  

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Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program

Serves Dallas County - Dallas, TX

On the first Friday of every month, the Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program hosts a free legal clinic for veterans in need of legal help in civil cases. (Note: In person legal clinics may be on hold due to COVID-19.)

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Denton County Bar Association

Serves Denton County - Denton, TX

On the second Monday of each month, the Denton County Bar Association hosts a free legal clinic for Veterans. (Note: In person legal clinics may be on hold due to COVID-19.)

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Houston Volunteer Lawyers Program

Serves Harris County - Houston, TX

The Houston Volunteer Lawyers Program hosts a free walk-in legal assistance clinic every Friday for U.S. Veterans and spouses of deceased Veterans. 

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Jefferson County Bar Association

Serves Jefferson, Hardin, Orange, Liberty, and Chambers Counties - Beaumont Area

The Jefferson County Bar Association Veterans Legal Initiative helps U.S. veterans and spouses of deceased veterans through FREE legal advice clinics during the year. 

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Texas Lawyers for Texas Veterans - Tarrant County

Serves Tarrant County - Fort Worth, TX

This program organizes legal clinics to provide help in family, consumer/finance, probate, estate planning, bankruptcy, landlord tenant, and other legal matters. 

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For More Information about the importance of legal aid for Veterans, please watch the video below.