Legal representation can be expensive and there is some legal help you can receive free of charge through community resources.
Help with Protective Orders — Brazos County Attorney’s Office
If you’ve experienced instances of domestic violence from another household member, the Brazos County Attorney’s Office can help you obtain a protective order. Ask about their legal services against abuse. To receive their assistance, you cannot have any other legal matter pending (for example, no divorce). Their address is:
Brazos County Courthouse
300 E. 26th Street
Office of the Attorney General
What can the Office of the Attorney General help you with? The office offers free legal services for:
Establishment of paternity
Implementation of court orders for conservatorship, possession and access, child support, and medical support
Enforcement of existing child support and medical support orders
Review and adjustment of existing support orders (modification of child and medical support obligations) if “material and substantial change in circumstances” of 20% difference in correct support or three years from the date of last order
What does the Office of Attorney General not help you with?
The Office of the Attorney General does NOT represent the custodial parent; rather it represents the state of Texas in its goal to make sure all Texas children are supported.
Application for services may be made at texasattorneygeneral.gov.
The office location is across from the parking lot of the Texas Workforce Commission at this address:
4001 E. 29th Street
Project Unity is a non-profit organization designed to assist those who fall through the cracks of other organizations. The project works as a referral to other programs so you can receive the most assistance available.
This project helps with obtaining assistance from various governmental agencies and grants. It also provides the “For Kids’ Sake” Program, designed to assist parents in learning how to co-parent after separation or divorce by identifying behaviors that are harmful to children and suggesting methods for avoiding conflict.
The Project Unity location is in same shopping center as Texas Attorney General and Texas Workforce Commission at this address:
4001 E. 29th Street
C.E. Borman & Associates provides legal assistance for family law, divorce and estate planning matters.