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October 02, 2015 - Publications

Texas Access to Justice Foundation Announces Legal Aid Grants

The Texas Access to Justice Foundation (TAJF) recently announced grants that will fund civil legal services for veterans and sexual assault survivors, as well as basic civil legal services. More »

September 30, 2015 - Blog

‘They want to belong’: Legal aid rebuilds lives after foster care

Adoption, even in ideal circumstances, can be a tricky affair. It only gets more complicated when you’re trying to adopt a 20-year-old who has spent his entire life in foster care. More »

September 28, 2015 - Publications

Money talks: The economic benefits of legal aid

It's been a much improved year for legal aid funding, mostly because Texas' top legislators understand the economic benefit of helping low-income residents get lawyers. More »

September 01, 2015 - Blog

10 Ways the Texas Legislature Bridged the Justice Gap

It’s with a great deal of gratitude that we look to the many ways the lawmakers of the 84th Texas Legislature made justice a little bit easier to find for the millions of low-income Texans that can’t afford a lawyer. More »

June 24, 2015 - Publications

Funding Success at the Capitol

Thanks to the support of our State’s leadership and our Legislature, thousands more low-income Texans will get the legal help they need and deserve through civil legal aid funding. For those Texans served, access to the justice system in our State will be a reality. More »

June 24, 2015 - Publications

Helping Texans Keep What’s Theirs: An Easy Guide

The Texas Access to Justice Commission and other access to justice institutions, under the leadership of the Supreme Court, worked hard during the past legislative session on both funding and non-funding efforts with great success. Access to justice will be improved because of the actions of the Legislature.  More »

June 24, 2015 - Publications

2015: A year to remember for access to justice

Working with judges, lawyers, legal advocates, legislators, their staff and many other very smart people, we built a coalition of support for several changes to the legal system that will help low-income Texans get the justice they’ve always deserved. More »