Director of Litigation Tom Stutz discusses the recent Texas Supreme Court decision on one district clerk’s policy to chase after court fees from low-income Texans long after a case has been closed.
The Texas Supreme Court on Friday reversed a ruling by the 2nd Court of Appeals in Fort Worth that would have let Tarrant County District Clerk Tom Wilder continue collecting fees from indigent parties to divorce cases.
The Dallas Bar Association and Legal Aid of Northwest Texas have concluded their annual "Campaign for Equal Access to Justice," where local lawyers raise funds to support the operations of the Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program (DVAP).
The Dallas Bar Association and Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas recently concluded their annual “Equal Access to Justice Campaign,” which funds the Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program to provide free legal assistance to more than 4,000 low-income families with civil legal needs each year.
State Sen. Charles Perry helped Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas recognize two judges and seven attorneys at its 2015 Equal Justice Volunteer Program Awards Ceremony in Plainview
Legal Aid of Northwest Texas is offering legal assistance to people whose homes were damaged by flooding or other recent weather events.
Legal issues from storms include housing matters, recovering damaged documents
Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas has announced the recipients of its 15th Women’s Advocacy Awards to be presented July 8.
The 15th Annual Women's Advocacy Awards
Technology innovations can help legal aid organizations with client intake and initial screenings to increase the number of low-income clients they reach each year.
“The growth of our EAJ Campaign totals has been phenomenal,” said Brad Weber, 2015 DBA president. “In 2009, we raised about $544,000. This year we topped $1.1 million — a 102 percent gain over six years.”