People Who Need Legal Advice Because Of Harvey Can Get Free Counseling In Houston

The South Texas College of Law Houston is offering free legal clinics to Harris County residents affected by the storm, regardless of their income.

Houston in August 2017 days after Hurricane Harvey hit.

Licensed attorneys, and law students working under their supervision, at the Randall O. Sorrels Legal Clinics at South Texas College of Law Houston encouraged Harris County victims of Hurricane Harvey to take advantage of free legal counseling offered through the law school.

Clinics’ staff and students stand ready to assist these storm victims with:
• Appeals from Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) denials;
• Wage and hour disputes as residents work to rebuild Houston (involving underpaid or unpaid workers);
• Evictions (advice and counsel);
• Probate issues, including title to property to allow rebuilding.

The clinics are partly funded by the city’s Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund.

Licensed attorneys and law students are available to answer questions about FEMA appeals, wage disputes related to Harvey recovery, evictions, and property rights.