Due to COVID-19, Beacon Law is only conducting in-person intake on Fridays.

If you have questions or need further assistance, please call us at 713-220-9780.

Check out our new self-help tool to see if you are eligible to seal your record in Harris County

Beacon Law 

We champion equal justice for homeless, low-income individuals and remedy the conditions that burden and marginalize them.

 

90% of America's civil legal aid need goes unmet, but that's not the case with our Beacon Law program. Volunteers help Beacon Law meet the legal needs of Houston's homeless.

An in-person application kiosk is set up at The Beacon Day Center and is open on Fridays.  Sign up is from 7am-9am and it is first come, first served.  

 

Additionally, our online application is available for case manager referral only unless otherwise specified due to capacity.

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Services

  • ID Restoration including but not limited to resolving driver's license holds, replacement of immigration documents, and name change (for purposes of obtaining ID).

  • Sealing Criminal History (expunctions and non-disclosures)

  • Social Security Disability Appeals

  • Limited Family Law (uncontested pro se divorce and child support modification)

  • Housing Law including evictions

  • Limited Wills & Estates including small estate affidavits and estate planning

Results

In 2020, we:
 

  • Served 1,625 unduplicated individuals

  • Resolved 4,500 legal cases

  • Helped realize over $1.04 million in direct benefits to clients