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 tells you about concerns that may arise for your immigration status after a natural disaster and what steps to take next. This article was written by Texas RioGrande Legal Aid.
This article tells you about disaster relief programs availabe to immigrants and specific conditions that may need to be met. This article was written by Texas RioGrande Legal Aid.
This article contains information on disaster relief loans, including what they are, what they cover, who is eligible to recieve them, and more. This article was written by Texas RioGrande Legal Aid.
This article contains information on ways you can get help with emergency housing and other needs as you recover from a disaster. This article was written by Texas RioGrande Legal Aid.
This article provides resources to individuals with disabilities who have been affected by Hurricane Harvey. This includes information on accessible hotel rooms, durable medical equipment, medical needs & supplies, and more. This article was written by Disability Rights Texas.
This article provides information about coping after a disaster and the national center for disaster fraud. This material is from the Federal Trade Commission.
This article can tell you about your rights to unemployment assistance in relation to a natural disaster. This article was written by Texas RioGrande Legal Aid.
This article provides information on obtaining credit reports and disputing errors, and includes a link to a sample dispute letter. This article is from the Federal Trade Commission.
This article tells you about dividing retirement benefits upon divorce, including information on qualified domestic relations orders (QDROs). This article was written by Texas RioGrande Legal Aid.
This is a resource to Texans for hiring construction professionals, including general “Do’s” and “ Don’ts ” for hiring a contractor or other professional to help rebuild in the wake of these natural disasters. This resource was written by the Texas Young Lawyers Association (TYLA).
This article tells you about driver surcharges, which were additional payments assessed by the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) against drivers convicted of certain driving offenses. Note that there are no longer drivers surcharges in Texas.
This article provides information on formal real estate agreements made by electronic means. It is adapted from material by the Texas A&M Real Estate Center.
This article tells how to prepare, plan and be informed for an emergency. Additionally, how to build a kit and more. This article was written by FEMA.
This article provides information on Employer/Employee Issues, as well as other information. This article was provided by the U.S Department of Labor.
This article provides information on powers of attorney, advance directives, living wills, and other end-of-life documents. This material is excerpted from an article by Judon Fambrough of the Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University.
This article provides information on Energy Assistance, LITE- UP Texas and For Profit Energy Efficiency Programs. This article was provided by Texas ROSE.
This article was prepared by the clinical legal programs at the University of Houston Law Center, and contains information from other sources as well.
This article is adapted from content created by the Houston Bar Association in its Elder Law Handbook (2019–2020 edition). It includes information on paying estate taxes and choosing beneficiaries.
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....
This article explains the ways health care can be used to benefit you, as a senior citizen. This article was written by the National Consumer Law Center.