RESOURCES

Articles & Papers

Dumping the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act: The Case for Using State Law to Fight Abusive Debt Collection Practices
Published in the Fall 2012 edition of the Texas Journal of Consumer & Commercial Law

Out-In-SA - 11/18/2016 : Preparing Our Community for the Trump Years

Out-In-SA - 6/26/2015 : Now That You Can Get Married... a Few Words of Advice

Consumer Resources

Better Business Bureau : a great way to try to resolve disputes before having to hire a lawyer

Texas Debt Collector Search : Find out if a debt collector is registered and bonded as the law requires.

Texas Attorney General Information : on the Deceptive Trade Practices Act

Comptroller of the Currency : Federal regulator of most national banks

Texas Debt Collection Act : a list of Texas laws governing debt collectors

Credit Score 101 : An article by The Penny Hoarder about the basics of a credit score, how it is calculated, and what it means.

Family Law Resources

What to Expect in Texas Family Courts : a publication by the Texas Young Lawyer’s Association

Pro Se Divorce Handbook : Representing Yourself in Texas Family Courts - a publication by the Texas Young Lawyer’s Association

Pro Se Divorce Forms (No Children / No Land) : Forms approved by the Texas Supreme Court for those representing themselves in simple divorces

Information on Collaborative Law : a growing approach to divorce and custody cases designed to minimize conflict and save costs

LGBT Resources

San Antonio Pride, Inc. : San Antonio #1 fund raising organization for LGBT causes

Alamo Area Resources Center : San Antonio's LGBT Equity Health Clinic

Pride Center San Antonio : An organization providing resources to the LGBT community

Fiesta Youth : San Antonio's premier LGBT youth organization

Thrive Youth Center : Supporting San Antonio's homeless LGBT population