The Pro Bono Network provides a way to connect volunteer
attorneys with attorneys in child abuse or neglect cases who:
need input on other areas of law for secondary issues arising
in a child abuse or neglect case;
need co-counsel in representing a child or youth growing up in
foster care (PMC of State); Learn
need assistance in handling a child abuse or neglect case;
wish to refer parties needing pro bono legal services to
The Pro Bono Network also provides a way for judges to locate
attorneys willing to represent foster children who do not have any
Additionally, the Pro Bono Network provides a way for
collaborative law professionals to locate Texas attorneys who are
willing to provide pro bono representation to parties in CPS
collaborative law matters in Texas. Learn
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For example, can you:
answer an attorney's practice questions by
email or phone?
mentor an attorney in trial skills, trial
preparation, or discovery?
help a parent or relative protect a child
meet with a child growing up in foster care?
set up a trust for a disabled child?
help an attorney with research?
take a probate matter?
represent a relative who can provide a safe
assist a parent or relative with an immigration
handle an adoption or intervention?
assist a parent with a protective order?
assist a parent with a custody or divorce
share knowledge with an attorney regarding immigration
issues or the Indian Child Welfare Act?
represent a child growing up in foster care
who has no advocate?
provide other assistance in your area(s) of
Volunteer for the pro bono network:
If you are willing to volunteer your time to
help abused and neglected children by providing pro bono legal services,
please register for the Pro Bono Network. Your contact
information and areas of practice will be posted on the private Pro
Bono Network attorney list (which
can only be viewed by Texas judges, attorneys, and collaborative law
professionals registered for TLC's services) so they can contact you
directly. To volunteer, you must be a licensed attorney in good standing
with the State Bar of Texas. Simply fill out the form below, checking
all areas of assistance and levels of involvement that apply.
does not provide malpractice insurance for any attorney. Only TYLA
members will be covered by TYLA's malpractice insurance.