June 14, 2012
Free Legal Assistance for People with Disabilities
Houston Volunteer Lawyers Program and LyondellBasell
The Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities (MOPD), in partnership with Houston Volunteer Lawyers Program (HVLP) and LyondellBasell, is offering a free legal advice clinic on Thursday, July 19, 2012, 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. at the Metropolitan Multi-Service Center, 1475 West Gray Street, Houston 77019. Volunteer attorneys will provide brief legal advice to qualifying participants in the following areas: bankruptcy, consumer, family (divorce, custody, child support), guardianship, immigration law IRS controversies, landlord/tenant and wills and probate. Referrals to legal service providers will also be available.
South Texas College of Law
The Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities (MOPD), in partnership with the South Texas College of Law (STCL), announces free monthly legal services for persons with disabilities. STCL provides legal services in areas of community education, estate planning, family law, and probate every third Thursday of the month at the Metropolitan Multi-Service Center, 1475 West Gray, Houston 77019. The STCL clinics take place from 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. Upcoming dates for free legal services are Thursday, June 21, Thursday, July 19 and Thursday, August 16.
Persons interested in receiving legal services for either program are asked to call in advance. Participants can also make any arrangements for accommodations when they call. The MOPD contact is Kaitlyn Tracy, 281.936.0770 or Kaitlyn.email@example.com.
For information about the Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities, a division of the Department of Neighborhoods, visit http://www.houstontx.gov/neighborhoods/index.html.