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In the aftermath of disasters such as Hurricane Harvey, The State Bar of Texas acts as a clearinghouse for disaster response resources. Their website provides links and information critical to Texas residents impacted by flooding.If you are in Houston seeking legal help from issues related to Hurricane Harvey, the State Bar has posted the following information:
UPCOMING LEGAL CLINICS:
The Houston Veteran’s Legal Advice Clinic will take anyone seeking help with legal matters as a result of Hurricane Harvey at 1 p.m., September 1, at the Debakey VA Medical Center, 2002 Holcombe Blvd, Houston.
The Houston Bar Association’s LegalLine will have volunteer attorneys answering calls from 3 p.m. until 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Extended LegalLine hours will be available from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. September 6 and 20. The public can call 713-759-1133 and speak to volunteer attorneys who will answer their questions, provide brief legal advice, and refer them to appropriate resources for help. The attorneys will be able to answer questions on insurance, landlord/issues, contracts, lost documents, FEMA matters, and other disaster-related topics.
Do You Need Immediate Help Recovering from Hurricane Harvey?
If you have been impacted by Hurricane Harvey and need help figuring out your next financial steps, use the button below to schedule a completely free conversation with Jon Swanburg, our head of Financial Planning. We, like many of you, have been helped by so many in the community during this time of crisis and we are eager to pay it forward by offering financial guidance to those in need.
This is not for questions about investments but rather topics like: Who can you contact to reduce utility payments? How do you pay off the credit card debt that may pile up? Or What are the implications of taking a loan from the 401k to pay for repairs?