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Below are a list of legal resource links provided by the State of Texas Legal Pro Se Committee (State Bar).

Consumer Resources  
If You Have a Consumer Complaint (Instructions for how to file a consumer complaint with the AG’s office)
https://www.texasattorneygeneral.gov/consumer/index.shtml
Office of the Attorney General
Online Consumer Complaint Form
(Email complaint form, online form by county, or PDF)
https://www.texasattorneygeneral.gov/consumer/index.shtml
Office of the Attorney General
Buying A Used Car
https://www.texasattorneygeneral.gov/consumer/index.shtml
Office of the Attorney General
ATM, Debit & Credit Cards
https://www.texasattorneygeneral.gov/consumer/index.shtml
Office of the Attorney General
Car Repairs
https://www.texasattorneygeneral.gov/consumer/index.shtml
Office of the Attorney General
Debt Collection
https://www.texasattorneygeneral.gov/consumer/index.shtml
Office of the Attorney General
Home Improvement
https://www.texasattorneygeneral.gov/consumer/index.shtml
Office of the Attorney General
Telephone Solicitation
https://www.texasattorneygeneral.gov/consumer/index.shtml
Office of the Attorney General
The Texas Residential Construction Liability Act
http://www.tlsc.org/legal-resources/
The Legal Hotline for Older Texans
Electric Utility Information
(general information for consumers regarding their electric utility service and issues they will face in the deregulated market)
http://www.tlsc.org/legal-resources/
Legal Hotline for Older Texans in cooperation with Texas Ratepayers’ Organization to Save Energy
Foreclosure (explains the foreclosure process and the rights of the homeowner)
http://www.tlsc.org/legal-resources/
The Legal Hotline for Older Texans
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Family & Juvenile
OAG Child Support Program (Main Page)
https://www.texasattorneygeneral.gov/
Office of the Attorney General
Child Support Program Frequently Asked Questions
https://www.texasattorneygeneral.gov/
Office of the Attorney General
Parental Rights and Responsibilities
https://www.texasattorneygeneral.gov/
Office of the Attorney General
Why Your Baby Needs A Legal Father
https://www.texasattorneygeneral.gov/
Office of the Attorney General
Acknowledgement of Paternity
https://www.texasattorneygeneral.gov/
Office of the Attorney General
Child Support Interactive (online application for child support)
https://childsupport.oag.state.tx.us/wps/portal/csi
Office of the Attorney General
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Health  
Access to Health Care
https://www.texasattorneygeneral.gov/consumer/health_care.shtml
Office of the Attorney General
Family Health Services Information & Referral Line (information for health care programs available to women and children)
http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/programs/fhquery.asp
Texas Health and  Human Services
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Housing
Overview of Tenant Rights
https://www.texasattorneygeneral.gov/consumer/tenants.shtml
Office of the Attorney General
Eviction (explains tenant’s rights in the eviction process)
http://www.tlsc.org
Legal Hotline for Older Texans
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Life Planning  
Alternatives to Guardianship Under Texas Law
http://texasguardianship.org/guardianship-alternatives
Texas Guardianship Associates
Designation of Guardian In Advance
http://www.tlsc.org/
Legal Hotline for Older Texans
Disposition of Remains
http://www.tlsc.org/
Legal Hotline for Older Texans
Durable Power of Attorney Act
http://www.tlsc.org
Legal Hotline for Older Texans
Guardianship Declaration Questionnaire
http://www.tlsc.org/
Legal Hotline for Older Texans
Living Trust
http://www.tlsc.org/
Legal Hotline for Older Texans
To Will Or Not To Will
http://www.tlsc.org
Legal Hotline for Older Texans
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Public Benefits  
STARS: The State of Texas Assistance and Referral System
(web site that allows Texans to take a self-screen for eligibility for a number of means tested public benefits programs)
https://www.yourtexasbenefits.com/wps/portal
Texas Health and Human Services

Frequently Asked Questions: SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program)

 https://hhs.texas.gov/services/financial/lone-star-card/lone-star-faqs

Texas Health and Human Services
Facts About SNAP (Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program)
http://www.fns.usda.gov/snap/facts-about-snap
Food and Nutrition Service, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture
Food Stamps (provides general information about the Food Stamp program and how to apply, with an emphasis on grandparents obtaining benefits for grandchildren) http://www.fns.usda.gov/snap/state-informationhotline-numbers Food and Nutrition Service, U.S. Dept of Agriculture
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF): Frequently Asked Questions
http://www.tanf.us/texas.html
Texas Health and Human Services
QMB and the Medicare Savings Program
http://www.tlsc.org/
Legal Hotline for Older Texans
SSI, Food Stamps, and Medicaid
http://www.socialsecuritylaidbare.com/ssi-disability/ssi-for-the-elderly
Legal Hotline for Older Texans
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Seniors
Healthcare Rights of Older Texans
http://www.texashealthoptions.com/index.html
Legal Hotline for Older Texans
Free and Low-Cost Prescription Drugs
http://seniorliving.about.com/od/healthnutrition/a/freemedication.htm
Legal Hotline for Older Texans
Nursing Home Complaints
https://www.texasattorneygeneral.gov/elder/select.shtml
Legal Hotline for Older Texans
Social Security
http://www.ssa.gov
Legal Hotline for Older Texans
TANF Benefits for Grandparents
https://yourtexasbenefits.hhsc.texas.gov/programs/tanf/one-time-grandparent
Legal Hotline for Older Texans

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