Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas

Mission
It is the mission of Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas to ensure equal justice for people living in poverty through the provision of high-quality legal representation and to improve the lives of poor people through the rule of law.

Company Overview
Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas (LANWT) is a nonprofit organization that provides free representation on civil cases to low-income people throughout North and West Texas. LANWT’s staff attorneys provides free civil legal services to income-eligible residents in 114 Texas counties from branch offices located in Abilene, Amarillo, Brownwood, Dallas, Denton, Fort Worth, Lubbock, McKinney, Midland, Odessa, Plainview, San Angelo, Waxahachie, Weatherford and Wichita Falls. The administrative office is located in Fort Worth.

General Information
Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas is funded primarily by the Legal Services Corporation and the Texas Access to Justice Foundation. Additional funding is provided by federal, state and foundation grants and through the generosity of private donors. 

In partnership with the Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program (DVAP), LANWT offers a Veterans Legal Clinic on the first Friday of every month, at 1:30 pm, at the Veterans Resource Center, 4900 Lancaster Rd., immediately south of the Dallas VA hospital.  Please call 214-243-2247 to confirm the next clinic date. 

LANWT also operates a telephone intake service from 9 am to 4 pm, Monday - Friday at 888-529-5277, and conducts community intake sites at a number of locations throughout our service area.

Our staff and volunteers are committed to the delivery of effective and efficient legal services. Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas also offers significant educational opportunities and experiences for high school, college and law students, as well as retired members of our community.

County / Counties Served: 
COLLIN
DALLAS
ELLIS
JOHNSON
KAUFMAN
PARKER
TARRANT
COLEMAN
ARMSTRONG
CARSON
DEAF SMITH
HARTLEY
HUTCHINSON
MOORE
OLDHAM
POTTER
RANDALL
LAMB
LUBBOCK
LYNN
TERRY
HOCKLEY
HALE
GARZA
CROSBY
FLOYD
GLASSCOCK
ANDREWS
CRANE
ECTOR
HOWARD
LOVING
MARTIN
MIDLAND
REAGAN
UPTON
WARD
WINKLER
SCHLEICHER
COKE
CONCHO
IRION
MENARD
RUNNELS
STERLING
TOM GREEN
ARCHER
BAYLOR
CLAY
WICHITA
WILBARGER
MCCULLOCH
SAN SABA
BROWN
COMANCHE
MILLS
YOUNG
MOTLEY
YOAKUM
BAILEY
KNOX
BORDEN
COCHRAN
COTTLE
DAWSON
DICKENS
FOARD
GAINES
HARDEMAN
KENT
KING
SHERMAN
WHEELER
ROBERTS
OCHILTREE
LIPSCOMB
HEMPHILL
HANSFORD
GRAY
DONLEY
DALLAM
COLLINGSWORTH
CASTRO
SWISHER
PARMER
HALL
CHILDRESS
BRISCOE
PALO PINTO
HUNT
GRAYSON
FANNIN
ERATH
VA Disability Rating Requirement: 
No Disability Requirement
Discharges Allowed: 
No Minimum Discharge

Events

November 26, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Midland, TX

These clinics offer free legal advice to U.S. veterans and their spouses on civil matters including child support/custody, divorce, veterans’ benefits, landlord/tenant, wills/estate planning,...

November 28, 2019 - 9:00am to 11:00am

Big Spring, TX

These clinics offer free legal advice to U.S. veterans and their spouses on civil matters including child support/custody, divorce, veterans’ benefits, landlord/tenant, wills/estate planning,...