We're all familiar with the criminal justice system from TV and the movies, but until you're involved in a lawsuit, chances are you don't realize how little you know about litigation and the civil justice system.
Justice 101 was designed as a tool for attorneys to educate clients who are new to the litigation process.
This resource is being made available to help you better understand the legal system in Texas. This 20-minute video explains the steps of the litigation process, from pleadings to trials to alternative dispute resolution. It also introduces important concepts such as the attorney-client privilege and the need for candor between lawyer and client.
This article tells you about civil subpoenas, including what they are and what to do if you need to respond to one. This article was written for la...
This article tells you about the basics of civil lawsuits in Texas. This article was written by the Self-Represented Litigants Project at the Texas...
This article tells you about issues you should be aware of when you consider hiring a lawyer. This article was written by the State Bar of Texas. ...
This article tells you about a way to make hiring a private attorney more affordable. It is called limited scope representation. This article was w...
This article provides an overview of the process of conducting legal research.