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June 26, 2020 - 11:47 am

June 15, 2020   Houston Volunteer Lawyers (HVL) would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family...

June 23, 2020 - 4:14 pm

Houston Volunteer Lawyers has named Anne Chandler as the new Executive Director, effective June 22. Previously...

June 19, 2020 - 2:17 pm

Evictions, Covid-19, and the CARES Act   The federal government passed the CARES Act in March to help people affected by Covid-19. The CARES Act provides some protections for renters and tenants. Please see the documents below for more information...

April 7, 2020 - 12:51 pm

If you are facing an eviction, resources can be found HERE. Please see below HVL's DIY Guide to Writing Your Own Holographic Will.

March 26, 2020 - 9:36 am

HVL's new online application is below. Apply Online Once you apply, HVL staff will contact you to confirm parts of the application and hopefully schedule you for an appointment.  The online application is currently only in English, with a...

March 11, 2020 - 4:35 pm

The health and safety of the public, our employees, and our volunteers is of paramount importance to Houston Volunteer...

December 9, 2019 - 9:45 pm

HVL has launched a new Volunteer Portal! This is a new hosted service, so click the link below to sign in. If you had a login on the old Portal, your username and password should be the same. If your old password fails to work, it did not meet the new site...

August 29, 2019 - 10:59 am

Jerry C. Larson, Jr. May 8, 1973 – August 27, 2019 It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of...

June 21, 2019 - 10:36 am

If you are representing yourself in court, you can seek assistance at two locations with our new hours: Civil Courthouse, 201 Caroline Street, 17th Floor, from 8:30 am until 12:00 pm. Harris County Law Library, 1019 Congress, Basement, from 8:30 am...

July 18, 2018 - 3:38 pm

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE         Contact:         Wafa Abdin,                     ...

March 22, 2018 - 10:51 am

  See our Opportunities page for more information.

January 30, 2017 - 10:58 am

There is a need for attorneys - especially, but not exclusively, those with immigration experience - to volunteer to...
Immigration Legal Services: Get the Facts

June 24, 2016 - 12:17 pm

JUNE 23, 2016 – Today, the U.S. Supreme Court split 4-4 on Texas v. United States, upholding per curiam ...

September 29, 2015 - 3:03 pm

National Pro Bono Week is an initiative of the American Bar Association to focus the nation's attention on the need for pro bono legal services and to celebrate the attorneys who provide them.              #...

August 24, 2015 - 4:49 pm

SELF HELP DIVORCE CLINIC Are you filing for divorce? Are you representing yourself because you cannot afford an...