For Immediate Release
TexasLawHelp.org Positioned to Help Thousands of Spanish– and Vietnamese–speaking Texans Hundreds of free DIY legal articles and guides on TexasLawHelp.org are now translated into Spanish and Vietnamese.
Statewide—Building on its widespread reputation as a reliable, easy-to-understand legal resource, TexasLawHelp.org is now offering its content in Spanish and Vietnamese at no cost to visitors. Approximately 5 million people per year utilize the website, which is designed to assist Texans who cannot afford traditionallegal representation. Attorneys, social workers, librarians, and advocates frequently reference TexasLawHelp.org as a trusted legal resource.
Topics span the civil law landscape, including family law, housing, protection from abuse, access to government benefits, and more. TexasLawHelp.org recently launched all of its content in Texas’ top-spoken languages—Spanish and Vietnamese—with over one million words translated. Visitors may navigate to the content using the language button on the top right on any device.
“The translation of these legal resources is essential to the equal justice movement in Texas,” said Karen Speed Miller, Executive Director of Texas Legal Services Center. “Language accessibility is a top priority for our organization, and we are thrilled that thousands more
Texans will now have free legal information, self-help guides, a legal aid directory, and much more – all at their fingertips.”
TexasLawHelp.org is now a leader in language accessibility among ‘Law Help’ sites by nonprofit legal service providers across the nation. The website is managed by Texas Legal Services Center, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.
Texas Legal Services Center is a statewide nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide high-quality legal representation, advice, advocacy and education at no cost to underserved people across the state. With more than a dozen practice areas, our work touches almost every aspect of civil law that impacts low-income Texans. tlsc.org
TexasLawHelp.org is a TLSC resource designed to empower self-represented litigants. For Texans who must represent themselves in the justice system, the website offers legal information, court- approved forms, and LiveChat services with a legal professional. The site hosts approximately 5 million visitors and nearly 15 million page views annually.
This project is made possible by Texas Access to Justice Foundation.