Texas RioGrande Legal Aid has released four new resources to help Texans with their legal rights. The resources can be downloaded online at TexasLawHelp.org.
The new materials include:
Legal Issues Facing Victims of Sexual Assault
While some of the information is specific to Travis County, this brochure gives a brief overview of the rights and resources available to victims of sexual assault in Texas. Issues covered include employment, privacy, safety planning, and housing.
Elder Law Services
This brochure provides a look at the different issues TRLA can help with regarding elder law, including guardianship, powers of attorney, and wills.
Nursing Home Discharges
An eviction from a nursing home can be a scary and traumatic experience. This brochure provides a brief overview of an individual’s legal rights during the process.
Medical Estate Recovery Program
This brochure covers MERP, the Medical Estate Recovery Program, where the state can make a claim against the estate of a deceased Medicaid recipient.