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Our Partners

At TexasLawHelp we understand how important teamwork is. We would not be able to provide free and reliable information to over 1.5 million Texans per year without the help of our wonderful project partners.

TexasLawHelp is the cumulative result of a true statewide effort to ensure equal access to the justice system for Texans. Our partners include our team, our funders, Texas Access to Justice Foundation Grantees, Libraries, Law Libraries, Other Non-Profit Organizations, Local Courts, State Government Agencies, and Advocacy Organizations.

 

We want to say thank you to all our partners for helping make TexasLawHelp possible. 

 

 

“Equal justice under law is not merely a caption on the facade of the Supreme Court building; it is perhaps the most inspiring ideal of our society. It is one of the ends for which our entire legal system exists . . . it is fundamental that justice should be the same, in substance and availability, without regard to economic status.” 

 

Our Team

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Texas Legal Services Center

The Texas Legal Services Center ("TLSC") administers the day to day functions of the website. The Texas Legal Services Center is a non-profit law office which provides training to poverty law advocates. TLSC also sponsors projects that help individuals in Texas and, in some cases, nationwide.

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Travis County Law Library

Since 1983, the Travis County Law Library has helped thousands of Travis County residents find legal information. The Law Library's Self-Help Center provides extended help to residents through their reference attorneys. The library is the primary source of the printout forms available on TexasLawHelp. 

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TexasLawHelp Advisory Committee

Formed in 2014, the TexasLawHelp Advisory Committee is composed of representatives from legal aid organizations, the Texas Office of Court Administration, Law Libraries, domestic violence shelters, and more. The Advisory Committee provides guidance for the strategic direction of TexasLawHelp.

 

Texas Access to Justice Foundation Grantees

The Texas Access to Justice Foundation is the leading source of funding for legal aid in Texas. The Foundation was created by the Supreme Court of Texas in 1984. The Foundation committed to the vision that all Texans, regardless of income, will have equal access to the civil justice system. 

There are over 35 Legal Aid organizations that receive funding from the Texas Access to Justice Foundation. These organizations have provided substantial assistance to TexasLawHelp. 

These organizations help by drafting legal information articles and toolkits, developing forms, and helping us with various special programs to better serve Texans.

We truly could not provide the variety and depth of information we currently provide without the help of the Texas Access to Justice Foundation Grantees. 

Please click here for a list of current Texas Access to Justice Foundation Grantees.

Texas Access to Justice Foundation

 

This is a Court committed, heart and soul, to the principle that all must have access to justice, including the poor, the most vulnerable among us, if the promises of the rule of law are to remain real and true. This is not a matter of politics, liberal or conservative; it is about good government.

 

Libraries, Law Libraries, and Other Non-Profit Organizations

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Libraries, Law Libraries, and Other Non-Profit organizations play a huge part in helping us reach and help low-income Texans.
Whether it is the Travis County Law Library developing a substantial number of pro-se family law forms, the Harris County Law Library providing resources and guidance, the Silsbee Public Library helping us reach rural Texans, or Non-Profit Organizations like Mission Granbury helping provide access and guidance on TexasLawHelp, their contributions are essential to our mission.

 

Local Courts, State Government Agencies, and Advocacy Organizations

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Travis County Courts

The Travis County Courts provide help by participating in the review process for our Family law forms, like our uncontesed divorce forms. 

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Texas Office of Court Administration

The Texas Office of Court Administration provide help by providing information on Texas Courts as well as forms for nondisclosure. They also provide guidance as a member of the TexasLawHelp advisory committee.

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Texas Association Against Sexual Assault

The Texas Association Against Sexual Assault provides help through their useful materials and guidance as a member of the TexasLawHelp advisory committee.

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Texas Council on Family Violence

The Texas Council on Family Violence provides help through their useful materials and guidance as a member of the TexasLawHelp advisory committee