Volunteer Lawyer Program
The core service of FBLC, our Volunteer Lawyer Program will match qualified applicants with volunteer attorneys willing to handle cases on a pro bono basis. FBLC volunteers handle most types of civil cases, including family law, consumer issues, landlord/tenant, estate planning, probate and guardianship. We do not handle immigration issues, but work closely with other organizations who accept referrals of these types of cases. Our funding sources restrict FBLC from handling fee generating lawsuits, criminal proceedings and traffic proceedings. The types of cases that will be matched to volunteer lawyers include:
Consumer Law
    * Contract Disputes
    * Landlord/Tenant Disputes
    * Deceptive Trade Practices Disputes
Family Law
    * Divorce
    * Adoption
    * Change of Name
Real Property
    * Resolving Title Problems
    * Transfers of Title
Wills and Probate
    * Simple Estate Planning
    * Powers of Attorney
    * Medical Powers of Attorney
    * Directives to Physicians
    * Probate of Simple Wills
    * Probate of Estates Without Wills
    * Guardianships
    * No paternity cases are accepted.
    * No fee generating cases are accepted.
    * No traffic court cases are accepted.
    * No criminal cases are accepted.
    * Incarcerated applicants are ineligible for services.
Volunteer Lawyer Enrollment

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Fort Bend Lawyers Care depends upon the generous support of corporate and individual sponsors. FBLC welcomes your support as we provide much needed hope to those in need. Fort Bend Lawyers Care is a non-profit corporation, and all donations to FBLC are tax-deductible. With your help, FBLC can assist numerous low-income individuals each year with needed legal assistance by coordinating matches with volunteer attorneys in the Fort Bend County area.

A gift to Fort Bend Lawyers Care is an investment in our community.