As a part of the State Bar of Texas, the Texas Young Lawyers Association (TYLA) takes its responsibility to the general public in Texas very seriously. In this section you will find pamphlets, videos, and other materials addressing timely legal topics.
PLEASE NOTE: These resources offer introductory information about legal topics, but cannot substitute for the advice of a lawyer. If you do not know a lawyer in your area, we recommend you contact the State Bar of Texas to find out about referral services in your area.
Sudden Loss Resource: What to Do if a Family Member, Friend, or Loved One Dies Without a Will
This guide contains a checklist and other information about what to do if a parent, sibling, child, friend, or other loved one passes away unexpectedly and/or without a will.
Teach Safe. Learn Safe. Be Safe.
A website designed to give educators, parents, and students an overview of laws that apply to school systems such as bullying, fighting, sexual misconduct, and answers to frequently asked legal questions.
Tenants’ Rights Handbook
This handbook will explain many of the questions and legal issues that arise in a landlord-tenant relationship.
Tenants’ Rights Handbook (Spanish)
Explains many of the questions and legal issues that arise in a landlord-tenant relationship.
Texas Child Adoption FAQs
Texas Child Adoption FAQs
Texas Courts for Texas Veterans
This video shares the life changing impacts of Texas Courts for Texas Veterans through testimonials from participants, judges, including Texas Supreme Court Chief Justice Hecht, and prosecutors.
The Court Visitor Program in Texas
How to complete a visit to a ward that is subject to a court-approved guardianship.
The Little Voice
If you suspect child abuse, it is your duty under the law to report it. Learn the signs of abuse and how to report it.
The Unconscious Truth
A multi-media project created by TYLA to educate students and parents on the signs of alcohol poisoning and the legal and physical consequences associated with binge drinking.
They Had A Dream Too
They Had a Dream Too is a short film highlighting the achievement of a few of the thousands of young people who made a difference in the 1950s and 1960s when the struggle for civil rights reached its peak in the United States.
TYLA Voter Information Card
Vote America: Court the Vote continues the Texas Young Lawyers Association’s long-standing commitment to producing quality, law-focused education programming for the citizens of Texas and
You’re Hired. Now What?
“You’re Hired! Now What?” is a video program designed to teach students and other new members of the workforce about rules governing discriminatory or unfair workplace environments
Your Rights On Campus
A Guide for Public High School Students on Their Constitutional Rights at School.
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If you do not see any materials regarding a legal issue of interest to you, please contact us to let us know.