Launch of Pro Se Divorce Clinic Using New Supreme Court Forms
On March 21, 2013, Houston Volunteer Lawyers hosted a pro se divorce clinic and, with the help of ExxonMobil, assisted over 40 pro se divorce litigants. The concept for this new clinic came from the forms recently approved by the Texas Supreme Court for use in divorces that do not involve real property or minor children. Twenty-one attorneys from ExxonMobil spent the morning helping clients complete the forms the instructing them on how to file and finalize their own divorces. The clients and Houston Volunteer Lawyers are grateful to ExxonMobil for pioneering a new kind of pro bono service for persons who otherwise would have nowhere to turn. Read the full article here.