Free Legal Resources

NOTE: These resources offer introductory information about legal topics, but cannot substitute for the advice of a lawyer. If you do not have a lawyer, please contact our Lawyer Information Referral Service at 800-252-9690. We make every effort to ensure information in these resources is correct and consistent with the latest state law. If you believe something is incorrect or outdated, please contact Lowell Brown at


The resources listed in the categories below are provided as a public service by the State Bar of Texas and Texas Young Lawyers Association. The public is free to download, duplicate, and distribute the informational pamphlets for noncommercial purposes, as long as the content is not altered and credit is given to the State Bar of Texas and Texas Young Lawyers Association. The information contained in these resources is not legal advice. Please consult an attorney for answers to specific legal questions.

You may access downloadable PDF versions of the pamphlets from the pages below. You also may request up to 20 printed copies of a pamphlet from the State Bar of Texas Public Information Department. If the items are available, we will mail them to you free of charge.

Include the name of the pamphlet, the number of copies requested, your full name, your phone number and your mailing address and send your request by email or fax to:

Public Information Dept. 
Fax: (512) 427-4245 

Resource Categories

Please click on category name to view individual pamphlet titles.

The Basics: The Legal System, Lawyers, and You

Juvenile Law

Assault and Abuse

Kids Activity Books

Civil Court

Landlord/Tenant Issues

Criminal Law

The Law at School


Name Changes

Families and the Law

Natural Disasters

Financial Concerns

Occupational and Employment Law


Seniors and the Law


Traffic Law

Human Trafficking



Voting Rights

Immigration Issues

Wills and Probate Law


Abogados y Usted


Cuadernos de Actividades por los Niños



La Familia y la Ley

Derechos de Los Inquilinos

Proveedores de Materiales

Desastres Naturales


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