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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 tells you what a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy is and what it can and cannot do. This article was written by Texas RioGrande Legal Aid. 
This article tells you about what can and cannot be done through a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy. 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.   
Texas Legal Services Center has created this page to provide the public with aggregated links to news and information about the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic from credible sources such as the U.S.
This article was written by  Texas Legal Services Center and applies only to COVID-19 related SBA loans.
This article was written by Texas Legal Services Center and applies only to COVID-19 related employment issues.
This article tells you about credit reports, how to correct them, and more. This article was written by Texas RioGrande Legal Aid. 
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, excerpted from material by the Federal Trade Commission, provides resources and information about debt and credit counseling.
This article tells you about your rights and options under the law if you are facing debt collection. This article was written by Texas RioGrande Legal Aid. 
This article contains information about acceptable debt collector communication and how to write a sample letter. This article was provided by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
This article, excerpted from material created by the Federal Trade Commission, tells how the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) protects survivors from the debts of deceased relatives.
This article provides information on the Deceptive Trade Practices Act. This material is excerpted from the Consumer Law Handbook, a publication of the Houston Bar Association.  
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.
This article tells you about specific help available for small businesses after a disaster. This artilce was written by Texas RioGrande Legal Aid. 
This article provides information about how to avoid home repair fraud after a disaster. This article is from Lone Star Legal Aid.