Help for Self-Represented Litigants

Below are several sources of information for persons who do not have a lawyer. The information is not legal advice and does not take the place of talking to a lawyer.

  • Texas Law Help - Information about different areas of the law for people who are handling their own simple civil legal matter. It also has a Chat service that allows the user to chat with someone who can help. The website is https://texaslawhelp.org/
  • Texas Court Help - Videos and other information in English and Spanish about going through the court system, including information about how to find a lawyer, where to find forms, and how to get ready to go to court. The website is http://www.texascourthelp.org/ 
  • Texas State Law Library Consumer & Self-Help Information - The State Law Library web site has Self-Help information, forms, and links. Its Ask a Librarian feature allows users to get legal information from a librarian by email. The website is https://www.sll.texas.gov/
  • Texas Appleseed - Information about debt collection rights in Texas. The website includes forms for responding to a debt collection lawsuit.