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Posted on: November 12, 2020

Ellis County Launches Clinic To Provide Free Civil Legal Services for Veterans

Free Veterans Family  Advocacy Clinic

The Ellis County Veterans Service Office has announced a partnership with the Texas A&M University School of Law to provide free civil legal services for qualifying veterans through a Family
& Veterans Advocacy Clinic.

This Clinic is a law office operated by Texas A&M School of Law, in which students will represent clients under supervision of experienced attorneys. The Clinic is funded by the Texas A&M
University School of Law and a grant from the Texas Veterans Commission Fund for Veterans’ Assistance. Qualifying candidates include underserved veterans and former guard members
separated from service and eligible applicants who are current residents of Ellis, Navarro, or Wise counties.

The Family & Veterans Advocacy Clinic assists with the following legal services:

  • Divorces-with or without domestic violence
  • Protective orders
  • Child custody proceedings
  • Terminations
  • Adoptions
  • Child support and enforcement
  • Landlord/tenant,consumer, and other legal issues, including wills and end-of-life affidavits.

“I am extremely excited about this opportunity to partner with the Texas A&M School of Law. This Free Legal Clinic will greatly assist our Veterans” - Ellsworth Huling, Ellis County Veterans Service
Officer.

“We will forever be proud to serve our great American heroes. T he men and women of the United States Armed Forces who have bravely put service above self. This FREE Family & Veterans
Advocacy Clinic is one way we can extend our appreciation to those who deserve our utmost gratitude” - Ellis County Judge Todd Little.

For assistance, residents can visit www.law.tamu.edu/legal-assistance or co.ellis.tx.us/Veterans-Services, and call either 817.212.4123 or 972.825.5099 to speak with an
associate.

This clinic cannot assist on veterans compensation or pension issues and does not provide legal assistance on criminal cases and to applicants who are currently incarcerated.

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