Legal services are an effective way to put an end to power-based abuse. In Fort Worth, Texas, there are several organizations that provide free legal services to women.
Texas Advocacy Projectis one such organization that offers counseling by phone, support with legal filing processes, and full representation of the client. Their experienced attorneys guide and advocate for the client throughout the process.
Northwest Texas Legal Aid is another organization that provides free civil legal assistance to low-income residents of 114 Texas counties. Voluntary Legal Services of Central Texas (VLS) is an organization that provides civil legal services to low-income individuals through volunteer attorneys in Travis County.
Texas RioGrande Legal Aid(TRLA) offers free legal services to low-income residents in sixty-eight counties in Southwest Texas. The Fort Worth office provides clinics on a variety of legal topics, including general civil matters, wills, labor issues, and bankruptcies. Tarrant County Domestic Relations Office (DRO) is comprised of Child Support Services, Legal Support Services, Family Court Services, and the Community Oversight Unit. These departments work together to ensure compliance with applicable state and local laws and associated regulations, and directly manage program operations across the county.
Lone Star Legal Aidprovides legal services, including representation, to low-income residents of 72 Texas counties from 12 offices.
They serve 115 Texas counties with 15 offices; the Amarillo office serves Armstrong, Carson, Collingsworth, Dallam, Deaf Smith, Donley, Gray, Hansford, Hartley, Hemphill, Hutchinson, Lipscomb, Moore, Ochiltree, Oldham, Potter, Randall, Roberts, Sherman and Wheeler counties.