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Free Legal Help for Those Affected by Disasters (TX)
Tuesday, August 25, 2020
Free Legal Help for Those Affected by Disasters
"AUSTIN, Texas (KVEO) — The State Bar of Texas wants to let low-income individuals affected by disasters know that free legal resources are available.
According to the release, a toll-free disaster legal services hotline, 800-504-7030, puts callers in touch with legal aid providers in their area.
These legal aid providers can assist with:
- Securing government benefits.
- Life, medical, property insurance claims
- Home repair contracts and contractors
- Will replacements and other legal documents lost or destroyed because of the disaster
- Price-gouging and avoiding contractor scams
- Counseling on landlord-tenant problems and other matters..."