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HERE 2 HELP: How to find free legal help in Houston during the coronavirus pandemic
HOUSTON – The coronavirus pandemic has left thousands of Houstonians struggling economically or dealing with legal issues that may have come up during the crisis. Below are ways to get free legal advice from attorneys in Houston and across Texas:Free legal advice for small businessesThe Houston Small Business Legal Consultations coalition has created a program to provide free legal consultations to small businesses in the Houston area affected by the coronavirus pandemic. To qualify for free legal advice a person must be self-employed or be an owner or representative of a small business or non-profit organization. Phone: (713) 759-1133Lone Star Legal Aid, the fourth largest provider of free legal assistance in the U.S., is currently assisting Harris County residents via telephone. Phone: (713) 652-0077Free civil legal advice in TexasTexasLawHelp.org provides free legal help to low-income Texans and can connect you to a legal service provider in your area for help with civil legal issues related to the coronavirus crisis.
How to get free legal advice from a Houston attorney by phone
HOUSTON Whether you have a question about your rights as a renter, an issue with your employer or a debt collector, volunteer lawyers with the Houston Bar Association are working longer hours right now to help. The Houston Bar Association has expanded its LegalLine process through June of next year. You can sign up online here to have an attorney call you back with advice and additional resources to help resolve your legal issues. You will be prompted to select an available time slot, then click the Submit and Sign up button. You must register by 5 p.m. each Tuesday in order to speak with an attorney the following Wednesday afternoon.