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My son lives in Corpus Christi Texas and has a co-worker who

is going through a very...
My son lives in Corpus Christi Texas and has a co-worker who is going through a very tough time. She has left her husband because of abuse. They have two children together. She currently is employed with 2 jobs. The father refused to pay the house note, causing her to look for other living arrangements. He took the vehicle. She had to get a second-hand car to get to work and bring the kids to day care. Now he is telling her that he can't pay her the child support this month. He is doing his best to control what she ends up doing. He is trying to force her to do what he wants. Is there anything she can do? She can't afford an attorney at this time. She is barely making ends meet for her the the kids. Any advice would be greatly appreciated. Thank you. Connie, friend of someone in need
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She can go through legal aid or she can contact the attorney general for help on the child support, but they won't help her with the other issues.

Another option is to contact the State Bar of Texas and ask if they have a list of lawyers in her area who do pro bono family law work. They do for some cities and counties.

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