Free legal advice events for veterans

Free legal advice events for veterans

To honor local veterans and to commemorate Veterans Day, the Jefferson County Bar Association will host the following free events for Jefferson, Hardin, Orange, Chambers and Liberty County veterans and spouses of deceased veterans:

*Free Jefferson County Expanded Legal Advice Clinic

Saturday, November 7, 2015

8 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Rogers Park Community Center

6540 Gladys, Beaumont, TX


*Free Legal Advice Clinic for Student Veterans

Thursday, November 12, 2015

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Lamar University-Setzer Student Center

4400 S. MLK Pkwy., Beaumont, TX


*Free VA Benefits/Disability Claims Seminar

Friday, November 13, 2015

12 p.m.

Beaumont VA Outpatient Clinic

3420 Veterans Circle, Beaumont, TX 


Appointments are encouraged, but walk-ins are welcome. To make an appointment, contact the bar office at (409)835-8647. 

Volunteer attorneys will be available to provide legal advice to all veterans attending on issues such as family law, wills and probate, consumer issues, landlord/tenant law, bankruptcy, employment, foreclosures, and veterans’ benefits and disability claims.  For veterans needing legal representation and who financially qualify, Pro Bono attorneys will be assigned.  The guidelines allow for veterans to have income up to 125 percent above the poverty level and qualify for services.  The clinics are open to any Jefferson, Hardin, Orange, Liberty or Chambers County veteran or spouse of a deceased veteran FREE of charge.