Legal Aid of Northwest Texas

Organization website

Primary geographic focus: Texas
Organization type(s): Provider
Lists: LSC



Additional legal aid funding is a note of compassion from legislature

Rudolph Bush
Dallas Morning News
June 4, 2015
In this editorial, the Dallas Morning News applauds the Texas state legislature for increasing funding for civil legal aid.


Why Texas’ poor should blow kisses at all-Republican, all-conservative Texas Supreme Court

Dave Lieber
Dallas Morning News
April 10, 2016
The Texas Supreme court ruled that poor people who show they’re broke can still use the courts.

News Story

Lawyers Gear Up to Help Victims of Hurricane Harvey

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys
Texas Lawyer
August 29, 2017
With Hurricane Harvey rains continuing to drench Houston, bar associations and legal aid organizations are gearing up to provide legal help to hurricane victims, and firms have pledged money to support aid even as their Houston offices remain closed.


Lawyers step up to help disaster survivors

Hilarie Bass
Houston Chronicle
October 23, 2017
But as the interest in the story wanes, legal needs for the people affected by these storms are just beginning to surface. Disaster survivors' legal problems can be lengthy and complicated. That is where lawyers can help.

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Legal aid for low-income Texans cut under proposed 2019 White House budget

Steffi Lee
KXAN (Local NBC, Austin, TX)
February 23, 2018
Connie Castillo and Jeanette Bell live in different parts of Texas, but both share a similar feeling: If it wasn’t for civil legal aid services coming to their help, they don’t know what they would do.

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Proposed cut for legal aid for low-income Americans hurts programs for poor

Roland Rodriguez
KRIS-TV (Corpus Christi)
March 20, 2018
Not only will this 2019 budget-cut hurt low-income Texans, it will also hurt the programs that help them.


Waxahachie’s Legal Aid of Northwest Texas provides residents with a voice

Andrew Branca
Waxahachie Daily Light (TX)
April 23, 2018
The non-profit organization provides free legal services to low-income residents in 114 counties and have operated in Waxahachie since the late 1990′s.

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Two Low-Income Renters-Turned-Homeowners In West Dallas Are Suing Their Former Landlord

Courtney Collins
June 5, 2018
HMK sold many of those homes to tenants. Now, a lawsuit filed in federal court by two of the homeowners alleges the mortgage contracts are predatory.

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