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What is the Ask A Lawyer event?


Ask A Lawyer is a virtual event held on Tuesdays from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Volunteer attorneys answer legal questions and provide resources for the participants.

Calls are limited to 15 minutes. This is a FREE community service.

 

The next Ask A Lawyer series will start in September 2021.

 

Additional Ask A Lawyer resources include:
TexasLawHelp.org - Offers a free live chat feature with volunteer Texas attorneys.
FreeLegalAnswers.org - A virtual legal advice clinic for qualifying users.

 

How do I sign up for a call slot?


You can sign up for a call slot by using our public sign-up sheet. Call slots will be available one week before the Ask the Lawyer event, on a first-come, first-served basis. The sign-up sheet will close 24 hours before the start time of the Ask A Lawyer event. If you would like to sign up for a time slot to speak with an attorney, please select the Ask A Lawyer event from the list below. REGISTRATION FOR EACH ASK A LAWYER EVENT WILL CLOSE 24 HOURS BEFORE THE EVENT BEGINS.

 

The next Ask A Lawyer series will start in September 2021.

 

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The next Ask A Lawyer series will start in September 2021.

 


How do I prepare for my call?


During your requested time slot, a volunteer attorney will call you from an anonymous or private phone number. Your phone will need to accept anonymous, unknown, and private calls. Phone calls will last no longer than 15 minutes. Please be prepared with your legal question and brief summary of your issue.

 

Ask A Lawyer is unavailable and I need to ask a legal question now. What options do I have?


Additional Ask A Lawyer resources include:


TexasLawHelp.org - Offers a free live chat feature with volunteer Texas attorneys.
FreeLegalAnswers.org - A virtual legal advice clinic for qualifying users.

 

I am unable to receive calls during the available time slots. How can I receive help with my legal issue?


You can visit our For the Public page. There you will find information for hiring a lawyer, links to agencies offering free legal services, and resources for self-representation. Alternatively, TexasLawHelp.org offers live chat with attorneys.

 

I am an attorney in the San Antonio area and I would like to volunteer for an Ask A Lawyer event. Where do I sign up?


Please complete an online volunteer form HERE.

 


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