AVDA's attorneys and staff provide free legal representation in English or Spanish in family law matters for victims of domestic violence. Guidelines apply.
Residency in Harris County for 90 days and in Texas for six months for at least one of the parties to the action
All legal advocacy and representation services are offered at no cost to the client. If AVDA accepts a client's case for representation, AVDA automatically files for a waiver of the Harris County filing fees and other court costs on a client's behalf. If the waiver is rejected, then individuals accepted for legal representation are responsible for Harris County filing fees and other court costs.
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