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

 

To apply for legal services, click on the blue "Apply for Legal Services" button on this page and complete the online application. 

 

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

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.

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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