Free Spanish-Language Legal HandbooksNow Available At HBA

Monday, August 30, 2010 - 00:00

The Spanish-language versions of the Houston Bar Association's free legal handbook series have been updated, and the handbooks are once again available at no charge to individuals and organizations.

The handbooks cover basic legal issues. The Family Law Handbook includes information on family courts, marriage and divorce, division of property and other family issues. The Elder Law Handbook covers topics including Social Security and Medicare and Medicaid. The Consumer Law Handbook addresses contracts, warranties, the DTPA, purchasing an automobile,credit card/debit card liability and more.

Individuals may pick up free copies of the handbooks at the Houston Bar Association office, 1001 Fannin Street, Houston, TX 77002, or may call the HBA at 713-759-1133. Organizations that would like to receive multiple copies of the handbooks should email Lucy Fisher at or call her at 713-759-1133.

The Family Law, Elder Law and Consumer Law handbooks also are available for download in Spanish, English and Chinese at