Critical Legislative Session
The Texas Access to Justice Commission is focused on informing legislators about the dire funding and non-funded legislative related needs of the access to justice community.
Stories from the Frontlines
For millions of Texans, access to justice is more than a catch phrase. It’s how they keep their lives, their jobs, their homes, and their families secure. It’s what keeps them going.
Bridging the justice gap must include policies that help Texans help themselves. That’s why we advocate for easy-to-use forms that allow low-income Texans to handle simple legal matters when they can’t afford a lawyer.
A house and a "Now Available" Sign
Texas Transfer Toolkit
A car, a home, money in a bank account. The Texas Transfer Toolkit contains all the forms and instructions needed for Texans to transfer these assets to another person (the beneficiary) upon their death.


The July Texas Access to Justice Commission meeting will be held in-person on Thursday, July 14, 2022 from 9 am to noon at the Texas Law Center in Room 101, 1414 Colorado St, Austin, Texas 78701.

It Should Take More Than 10 Minutes

... To Evict Someone | Read the January 13 editorial from the New York Times by Texas Supreme Court Chief Justice Nathan Hecht and DC Court of Appeals Chief Judge Anna Blackburne-Rigsby

...Those Who Cannot Afford Lawyers

Legal aid is essential if we are to truly have the rule of law. Legal aid lawyers exist to give the poor the same level of access to our courts as a person of means.