New Legal Resources Available

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.

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