Legal Aid Society of Lubbock

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The Legal Aid Society of Lubbock works to afford low income clients of the South Plains with first-rate legal assistance, advocacy, and quality counsel in matters of family and elder law at free and/or reduced cost.

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How We Can Help

Our office provides assistance in many aspects of family law and elder law. Our office may also be able to offer free legal advice and direction for almost any problem. Feel free to come in anytime during our regular business hours.

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Protective Orders

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Simple Wills

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Adoptions

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Legal Advice & Brief Referrals

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Divorces

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Child Custody/Support

Frequently Asked Questions

What type of law does the Legal Aid Society of Lubbock, Inc. practice?

Legal Aid Society of Lubbock, Inc. only practices within the areas of family and elder law. This means that staff attorneys are able to assist clients with:

  • Protective Orders for Victims of Violence
  • Child custody/child support
  • Modification of child custody or child support
  • Enforcement of child custody or child support
  • Adoptions
  • Divorce
  • Simple Wills
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Medical Powers of Attorney
  • Physician’s Directives (Living Wills)
Does the Legal Aid Society take applications over the phone or online?

Legal Aid Society of Lubbock does not take applications over the phone, however, we are working to accept applications online. Applications may be filled out at one of our offices. For location information, please visit the contact page.

Do you need an appointment to apply for legal assistance?

Legal Aid Society of Lubbock, Inc. does not require appointments to fill out an application.

Our Lubbock office hours for applications are:

Monday-Thursday:

8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Friday:

8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Our Levelland office hours for applications are:

Monday-Thursday:

8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Friday:

8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Applications are taken on a walk-in basis and can be completed in our office.

We also accept applications at our remote legal clinic offered on a rotating basis at the Women’s Protective Services Shelter and in Dawson and Gaines Counties.  Please Click Here or call our office for dates and times.

What should I bring with me when I come to apply for assistance?
When completing the application, you will need the name and address of the person you are filing against. You do not need to bring anything else. Once you have completed the application, you will be given a list of documents you will need to bring in for your next appointment.
How long will it take before I know if my case has been accepted?

Once you have completed the application at the Legal Aid office, you must call back to schedule an intake appointment.

After completion of this appointment, it may take 2-4 weeks to receive your acceptance letter.

How much will legal assistance cost?

Legal Aid Society does not charge attorney’s fees. You could incur other fees as required that is associated with your case.

How will I know if I financially qualify?
Unfortunately, we cannot answer that until we have completed your intake appointment. There are many things that are considered in determining whether a case will be accepted or not. This is the reason we will ask for income information for you and everyone in your household.

What Others Say About Us

“Financially I wasn’t able to get the divorce done on my own. You were a big help!”

They handled everything and made the process so smooth. 

Lea was the best of all!

My kids don’t have to be afraid anymore.

Both of the women you have working the front are very kind, understanding, and help as much as possible. I love the way they keep their smiles at all times! Thank you!

They got my protective order as soon as possible.

I am more independent now. I have a better job with better benefits.

Everyone I came into contact with helped me in the best possible way there was.

Very quick and helped me understand the process.

They made sure everything was explained thoroughly.

Everything was done in a very professional, respectful manner.

Knowing that I have a P.O. makes me feel safer.

I am getting my GED and counseling for my children and myself.

About Us

Our Mission

The Legal Aid Society of Lubbock works to provide low income clients of the South Plains with first-rate legal assistance, advocacy, and quality counsel in matters of family and elder law at free and/or reduced cost.

Our History

The Legal Aid Society of Lubbock, Inc. began as a pro bono project of the Lubbock County Bar Association in order to address a recognized gap in legal services to low-income residents of Lubbock County. We were incorporated in 1974 and granted non-profit 501 (c)3 status that same year.

Other Resources

Women’s Protective Services

(806) 747-6491 in Lubbock

(800) 799-SAFE (7233) outside Lubbock

(800) 736-6491 Hotline

wpslubbock.org 

Voices of Hope

(806) 763-3232 Office

(806) 763-7273 Hotline

voiceofhopeubbock.org

Lubbock Area United Way

(806) 747-2711

info@unitedway-lubbock.org

www.TexasLawHelp.org 

LAW ENFORCEMENT RESOURCES:

Lubbock Police Dept. Dispatch
(806) 775-1400
Lubbock Police Dept. Investigations
(806) 775-2410
Lubbock County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch
806-775-1441
Lubbock County Sheriff’s Investigations
(806) 775-1494

Contact Us

Phone

(806) 762-2325 – Main Office
(806) 894-1112 – Levelland
(806) 872-7544 – Dawson
(432) 758-5411 – Gaines

Email

info@lubbocklegalaid.org

Address & Hours

Main Office:
916 Main Street, Suite 103, Lubbock, Texas 79401

Monday-Thursday:
8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Friday:
8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Levelland Office:
802 Houston Street, Levelland, TX 79336

Monday-Thursday:
8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Friday:
8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Dawson County Courthouse:
4th Floor
400 S. 1st Street, Lamesa, TX 79331
Closed: Every 1st & 3rd Wednesday
By Appointment Only

Gaines County Courthouse:
In the 106th District Courtroom
101 S. Main St, Seminole, TX 79360 
Closed: Every 2nd & 4th Thursday
By Appointment Only

Legal Aid Society of Lubbock, Inc. is a community organization supported by

Because Everyone Deserves Justice

Legal Aid Society of Lubbock, Inc. is a registered 501(c)(3) organization.