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Travis County Law Library Pro Se Services Reference Attorney
Law Library Reference Attorney
If you have an agreed or uncontested Travis county family law case you may qualify for a FREE appointment with a law library reference attorney. The reference attorney can review your paperwork before you go to court and walk you through the steps of an uncontested family law case. The reference attorney cannot give you legal advice or represent you.
Who can meet with the reference attorney?
You can meet with the reference attorney if your case is:
- A simple family law case, such as divorce, custody, child support, modification or name change; and
- Agreed (all parties agree on all issues involved in the case) or default (one party does not respond after being officially served); and
- A Travis County case; and
- Neither party has a lawyer.
How do I make an appointment with the reference attorney?
Call 854-8677 or go to Room 140 on the first floor of the Ned Granger Building, 314 West 11th Street, Self-Help Center. Location
How much does an appointment with the reference attorney cost?
An appointment with the reference attorney is Free.
How long does the appointment last?
An appointment with the reference attorney usually lasts between 30 minutes and one hour.
Where do I go for my appointment with the reference attorney?
The reference attorney's office is located in the Self-Help Center, room 140 on the first floor of the Ned Granger Building, 314 West 11th Street, Austin, Texas 78701. Location
What should I bring to the appointment?
Bring a copy of any court orders about you or your children.
Can the reference attorney represent me or give me legal advice?
No. For legal representation or legal advice you should hire an attorney. The Lawyer Referral Service (472-8303) can help you find a private attorney. If you are low income, you may qualify for free help from Legal Aid (374-2700). Regardless of income, you may obtain free legal advice at the Free Evening Legal Clinics.