Texas Court Help

How do I find a lawyer?

If You Can Afford a Lawyer

If you can afford a lawyer, there are several ways to find one:

If You Cannot Afford a Lawyer

If you cannot afford a lawyer, you may be able to get help anyway:

  • Legal aid organizations provide free legal help in civil cases for persons and families with low income. To get help from these organizations, you must go through an application process. The 3 largest, full-service legal aid organizations in Texas are:
  • Other legal aid organizations
  • Legal clinics are another way for low-income people with civil legal problems to get free legal advice and help from local lawyers who volunteer their time. 
  • Limited scope representation is a way to get a lawyer's help with part of a case instead of the whole thing. For important information about limited scope representation, download the written guide on this page.