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Free legal advice clinics for SE Texas veterans scheduled

Special to The Leader

 

The Jefferson County Bar Association (JCBA) will host the following events for Jefferson, Hardin, Orange, Chambers, and Liberty County veterans and spouses of deceased veterans from these counties on the following dates:

 

  • Free Jefferson County Expanded Legal Advice Clinic

(3 hours of individualized counseling on any legal matter)

Saturday, July 30, 2016

9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

West Side Development Center

601 W. Rev. Dr. Ransom Howard Street, Port Arthur, TX

 

  • Free Hardin County Expanded Legal Advice Clinic

(3.5 hours of individualized counseling on any legal matter)

Saturday, August 20, 2016

8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Lumberton Fire & EMS

228 Country Lane Dr., Lumberton, TX

 

Any veteran or spouse of a deceased veteran will be able to receive individualized legal advice from a volunteer attorney in a variety of law areas including family law, wills and probate, consumer issues, landlord/tenant law, bankruptcy, employment, foreclosures, and veterans’ benefits and disability claims.  Those who need continued legal representation and who qualify for legal aid may be assigned a pro bono attorney to handle their case.

 

The clinics are open to any Jefferson, Hardin, Orange, Liberty or Chambers County veteran or spouse of a deceased veteran free of charge.

 

For more information about the events or to schedule an appointment for one of the events, contact the Veterans Legal Initiative at 409-835-8647.