February 18, 2013
Two Opportunities: 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 and LyondellBasell, is offering a free legal advice clinic on Wednesday, February 20, 2013, 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. at the Metropolitan Multi-Service Center, 1475 West Gray Street, Houston 77019. During the evening, volunteer attorneys will provide brief legal advice to qualifying participants in the following areas: bankruptcy, consumer, family (divorce, custody and child support), guardianship, immigration law, Internal Revenue Service controversies, landlord/tenant, wills and probate.
This is a quarterly clinic. The other 2013 dates are Wednesday, May 15, Wednesday, July 17 and Wednesday, October 16. Qualifying clinic participants will also receive referrals to legal service providers for ongoing legal assistance.
South Texas College of Law Free Legal Clinic
The Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities (MOPD), in partnership with the South Texas College of Law (STCL), is offering free monthly legal clinics for persons with disabilities. Clinics offered by STCL take place on every third Thursday of each month, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. at the Metropolitan Multi-Service Center, 1475 West Gray Street, Houston 77019. STCL provides legal services in areas of community education, estate planning, family law and probate.
Persons interested in obtaining legal services at either program and/or to request any accommodations, contact June Eaton 832.394.0814 or firstname.lastname@example.org in advance.
For more information about MPOD, a division of the Department of Neighborhoods, visit www.houstontx.gov/disabilities.