Disabled, unemployed woman in her late 20s seeking to obtain divorce defense against abuser. Client and abuser had a shared bank account in which abuser withdrew all the money. Client would like to cash out tax refund from the IRS but is not comfortable with putting her contact information because the abuser may have access to it. Abuser may also have credit card debt up to $50,000. Abuser filed for divorce in July of 2020. Case has an upcoming court date to DWOP on 07/16/21.
Spanish-speaking woman in her late 50s needs assistance with finalizing a divorce. There are no minor children of the marriage. Client has already filed for divorce, and her husband has signed a waiver of service. There are two pieces of real property purchased during the marriage. One property is located in Pasadena, and per client, they have agreed to sell and split the proceeds; however, husband continues to reside in the home. One property is located in Mexico, and client does not have any interest and will transfer title to her husband. There are also two vehicles, which they would each like to keep the one in their possession.
Disabled man in his early 60s needs assistance to obtain estate planning documents. Client would like the peace of mind which comes with knowing that if he becomes incapacitated, and when he passes away, his affairs will be in order.
Retired spanish-speaking man in his early 70s needs assistance to obtain estate planning documents. Client would like the peace of mind which comes with knowing that when he passes away, his affairs will be in order. *Client can be assisted remotely*
Disabled veteran in her early 50s needs assistance to obtain estate planning and advanced planning documents as needed. Client would like the peace of mind that comes with knowing if she becomes incapacitated, or when she passes away, her affairs will be in order. Client was impacted by Winter Storm Uri. Documents can be prepared remotely. Lone Star Legal Aid is available locally to execute documents, if needed.
Client (CL) is seeking custody of his niece 10Y Niece whose court-appointed conservators are now both deceased. CL is the only parent figure in her life, and CL wants to be able to consent to school and medical decisions. CL may also need to be able to consent to after school or childcare during the summer. CL’s wife shared legal custody of her 10Y Niece with client's mother-in-law since 2014 pursuant to a custody order entered in Nueces County. The mother of the child was denied all access in the custody order (she did not appear at trial) and subsequently lost other children to CPS interventions. She has not been since before the court case. Niece has no known father. CL’s mother-in-law died about 3 years ago and CL’s wife died on January 27, 2021, from COVID. CL needs help obtaining custody of his niece who has lived with him her entire life and who knows no other parent. The family has lived in Bexar County for at least 3 years. A modification suit would need to be filed in Nueces County which is the court of continuing jurisdiction but then could be transferred to Bexar County because the child has lived in Bexar County for over 3 years. The mother will likely need to be sued by publication.