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Free Legal Assistance Available for Valley Flood Victims

10 months 3 days 13 hours ago Thursday, July 25 2019 Jul 25, 2019 July 25, 2019 4:00 PM July 25, 2019 in News - Local
Photo courtesy: MGN Online

WESLACO – Multiple agencies and organizations are providing legal assistance to low-income individuals impacted by last month’s floods.

Texas RioGrande Legal Aid, the State Bar of Texas, the American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, FEMA along with other organizations will help flood victims with:

  • Securing government benefits
  • Insurance claims
  • Repair contracts
  • Replacing wills and other important legal documents lost in disaster
  • Consumer protection issues (example: price-gouging, contractor scams)
  • Consultation on mortgage foreclosure problems and landlord-tenant issues

To find out if you qualify for assistance call the legal hotline at 866-757-1570.

You can also visit texaslegalanswers.org where questions can be answered by volunteer attorneys.

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