Lone Star Legal Aid has a long history of helping low-income families in Texas, and they have offices in most east Texas counties. You can apply for free legal help over the phone, or you can set up an appointment to talk to someone in person. To find out if there is someone in your area, check the office listing page here.
You can also get information at the free legal advice clinics sponsored by Volunteer Legal Services of Central Texas. These clinics are held every Monday and Wednesday nights at locations in Austin and you’ll be able to get free advice from an attorney, and apply for free legal services. To get information about upcoming clinics, check the group’s website here.
Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas helps many people with family law issues like divorce and custody. Their service area covers the Texas Panhandle south to Odessa, San Angelo, and Dallas/Fort Worth. Find addresses and telephone numbers for all of their offices here.
Finally, if you live in the southwest area of the state, you can contact the Texas RioGrande Legal Aid organization for help with immigration, divorce, and other civil cases. They have offices in San Antonio, Austin, and Corpus Christi, as well as satellite offices along the Mexican border. Look for the office closest to you on the website’s map here.