Representing Yourself in Court:
Below are several sources of information for persons who do not have a lawyer. The information is not legal advice and does not take the place of talking to a lawyer.
Texas Law Help
- Information about different areas of the law for people who are handling their own simple civil legal matters. It also has a Chat service that allows the user to chat with someone who can help.
Texas Court Help
- Videos and other information in English and Spanish about going through the court system, including information about how to find a lawyer, where to find forms, and how to get ready to go to court.
Texas State Law Library Consumer & Self-Help Information - The State Law Library website has
information, forms, and links. Its
Ask a Librarian
feature allows users to get legal information from a librarian by email.
Finding an Attorney:
Refer persons to the State Bar of Texas
Lawyer Referral & Information Service (LRIS)
. This is a free service provided by the
State Bar of Texas
to help people find an attorney.
Dallas Bar Association
citation(s), status, or balances
. Example: (C12123456 Do not enter the dash)
(Warrants will appear in red)