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State Bar of Texas
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Sept. 6, 2011

Contact: Kim Davey, 800.204.2222 x 1713, 512.427.1713 or kdavey@texasbar.com

State Bar of Texas Activates Disaster Hotline to Assist People Impacted by Texas Wildfires

AUSTIN – The State Bar of Texas has activated its disaster hotline – 800.504.7030 – to assist people with basic legal questions following the devastation left behind by recent wildfires.

The hotline – answered in English and Spanish by Texas RioGrande Legal Aid – is intended to help low-income fire victims with such issues as replacing lost documents, insurance questions, landlord-tenant disputes and consumer protection.

Additional resources to assist those impacted by the wildfires and other disasters are available at www.texasbar.com and www.TexasLawHelp.org.

The State Bar of Texas is an administrative agency of the Supreme Court of Texas. The Bar provides educational programs for the legal profession and the public, administers the minimum continuing legal education program for attorneys, and manages the attorney discipline system.