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Using TUFTA to Spot Fraud and Collect for Your Client

By Robyn Brumbelow, Lone Star Legal Aid “Look at who died!” my receptionist exclaimed as I opened my office door to see her shoving a local newspaper in my face.  There, above the fold, was the obituary of a client’s former judgment debtor, which read, “She’d worked to get her affairs in order.” The last… Continue reading Using TUFTA to Spot Fraud and Collect for Your Client

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Save the Date for PLC 2019

The annual training you know and love is back this August! Poverty Law Conference (PLC) is the premier statewide advocacy training for legal professionals who serve low-income Texans. Don’t miss this opportunity to join your colleagues for legislative updates, advocacy tips, and the latest legal trends to help you and your clients. Registration doesn’t open… Continue reading Save the Date for PLC 2019

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Recent Case Helps Protect Undocumented Survivors of Abuse

By Elizabeth Tran, Houston Volunteer Lawyers Last year I attended the 20th Annual Texas Bar College Summer School CLE at Moody Gardens. During an expansive review by Cindy Tisdale on new caselaw affecting family matters, one case, Turrubiartes v. Olvera, stood out to me the most. It addressed issues that quite often come up in… Continue reading Recent Case Helps Protect Undocumented Survivors of Abuse

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LSLA Client Gets Second Chance with Order of Nondisclosure

By Clarissa Ayala, Lone Star Legal Aid Although 17-year-olds in Texas cannot vote, buy cigarettes, serve on a jury, join the military, or enter into a binding contract, they can be charged as adults in criminal matters and even sent to prison. In high school, Irene Andrews was the victim of bullying. At 17, she… Continue reading LSLA Client Gets Second Chance with Order of Nondisclosure