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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 provides information on mental health concerns for active duty military and other information  pertaining to this topic. This article was provided by the National Alliance on Mental Illness.
This toolkit tells veterans how they may be able to apply for VA Health Benefits if they do not have the health benefits due to their discharge characterization.      IMPORTANT: This procedure does not result in a discharge upgrade.  Only health benefits are the goal.  The VA only reviews the applicant’s military record to...
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 discusses specific educational benefits available to Texas Veterans including the Hazelwood Act and the Post 9/11 GI Bill. This article was written by Texas RioGrande Legal Aid. 
Although it was written for employers, this handbook by the Texas Young Lawyers Association contains information about Texas employment law that employees may find useful.
This article tells you about your rights as an employee to unemployment and a final paycheck, and more. This article was written by Texas RioGrande Legal Aid.   
This article provides information on legal help for homeless veterans and other information pertaining to this topic. This article was provided by Stateside Legal.
This article contains a link to a useful resource guide for homeless veterans. It contains information on their rights, programs that can help, and more. This resource guide was written by Stateside Legal. 
This article tells you about ways members of the military and their families may be able to gain U.S. Citizenship. This article was written by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service. 
This article tells you how to replace various important documents, including: birth certificates, death certificates, marriage licenses, divorce decrees, vehicle titles, manufactured home statements of ownership and location, driver's licenses, passports, green cards, social security cards, Texas benefits (Medicaid)...
This article tells you about specific protections available to active duty service members in areas of consumer, housing, tax law and more. This article was written by Texas RioGrande Legal Aid. 
This article tells you about a great website designed to assist active duty military and veterans. The website was put together by Pine Stree Legal Assistance of Maine and the Arkansas Legal Services Partnership, and various other organizations. 
This article contains links to important information about Veterans Benefits. This article was put together by TexasLawHelp staff but contains links to resources from the Department of Veterans Affairs.