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Legal Hotlines

This guide lists legal hotlines available in Texas for different types of legal issues.

Free Legal Hotlines


Some local bar associations and lawyer referral services offer free legal advice hotlines as a public service. Members of the public are welcome to call to speak to a lawyer who may be able to offer useful advice or recommend a course of action. Some legal hotlines are available during regular business hours, while others are only held once or twice a month in the evenings. Please check the websites for more information on times, dates, and services offered.

General Legal Hotlines

These general legal hotlines allow a person to call and speak to an attorney about a general legal question.

Disaster Relief Hotlines

These hotlines help connect disaster victims to legal assistance and support.

Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Hotlines

These hotlines provide victims of domestic violence and sexual assault with legal assistance and support.

Family Law Hotlines

These legal hotlines are for questions about child custody, support, visitation, and other family law matters.

Landlord/Tenant Law Hotlines

These legal hotlines are for questions about landlord/tenant law.

Workers' Rights Hotlines

These hotlines help inform workers of their rights. They may also provide legal assistance and support on certain subjects.