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Where to Find Help

UPDATED September 13, 2016

Legal Assistance

Texas

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Included in this list are organizations that provide free or low-cost legal services to victims of abuse and others who qualify.  Even if the organization does not have a lawyer available to represent you in court, you may want to ask if there is a lawyer who you can consult with to get advice.  Please note that we list the organizations by the town/city or county where the office is located – however, many offices may likely serve multiple counties.  We indicate the “counties served” whenever possible.  You can click the blue “View All” button to look through the complete list of organizations.

 

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Paris

Lone Star Legal Aid (Paris Branch office)
164 6th Street SouthEast
Paris, TX 75460
Phone: (800) 925-5802
Phone: (903) 785-8711
Fax: (903) 785-5990
Web: http://lonestarlegal.org/
Lone Star Legal Aid provides legal services, including representation, to low income residents of 72 counties in Texas from 12 offices. The Paris office serves Delta, Franklin, Hopkins, Lamar, Morris, Red River and Titus counties. They provide services for a variety of legal issues including issues regarding domestic violence and family law. Lone Star Legal Aid will provide assistance to those with limited English skills.

Plainview

Legal Aid of Northwest Texas (Plainview office)
305 West 7th Street
Plainview, TX 79072
Phone: (800) 955-8491
Phone: (806) 293-8491
Fax: (806) 296-0786
Web: http://www.lanwt.org
Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas (LANWT) offers free civil legal assistance to low-income Texans. They serve 115 counties in Texas with 15 offices; the Plainview office serves Parmer, Bailey, Castro, Swisher, Lamb, Hale, Floyd, Briscoe, Hall and Motley counties. They are able to represent clients in any type of civil matter. Their practice focuses on support for families, preserving the home, maintaining, economic stability, safety, stability, and health, individuals with special needs and problems affecting groups of individuals. Specifically they take cases with domestic violence such as, adoption, child abuse and neglect, child custody, divorces involving family violence, enforcement of access and visitation, modification of visitation/custody, parental rights termination, paternity, termination and adoption when abuse is alleged and visitation enforcement.

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