Better Business Bureau: To read a business review or file a complaint against a business
Consumer Complaint Process: Feel a business has taken advantage of you? The Texas Attorney General outlines their complaint process.
Federal Trade Commission: For information on identity theft, fraud and being a savvy consumer
Internet Crime Complaint Center: If it seemed too good to be true and you invested with no return, it may have been a crime. Report it here.
Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act: Read the law that provides some of the greatest remedies for Texas consumers
Texas Law Help for Consumers: A wealth of additional resources on Texas Consumer Law
Police and other reports
Walker County Fair Defense Act: Process for obtaining a court appointed attorney (for felonies and possibly for misdemeanors with potential jail sentence)
Expunction: Information on the potential of clearing your record.
Child Support: Apply for paternity or child support through the Texas Attorney General
Domestic or Dating Violence
SAAFE House: Emergency Shelter in Walker County
Protective Order Kit: step by step instruction from the Texas Attorney General for requesting a Protective Orders
Personal Safety Plan: Victims are at the greatest risk of danger when they leave. Use forms like this to plan ahead.
Know your rights as a tenant in Texas
Landlord & Tenant Guide: from The Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University
Tenant’s Rights: per the Texas Attorney General
Texas Apartment Association: renter resources
Texas Tenant Advisor: discussing topics ranging from application to utilities
The People’s Lawyer: answers to common tenant questions
Texas Department of Safety: traffic/motorist related laws
Plea options: Walker County Justice of the Peace outlines
Texas Driver Responsibility: Before you plead guilty and pay a fine – learn about the point system and whether that may result in a surcharge on your driver’s license.
Defensive Driving: When is it an option?