Legal Services

Their mission is to protect and advance the civil legal rights of the millions of Texans living in poverty by providing free advocacy, legal representation, and community education that ensures equal access to justice.

The Trans Legal Aid Clinic Texas helps with changing names and gender markers on legal state documents AT NO COST! Volunteer attorneys will assist you in navigating the process to correct your driver’s license, passport, birth certificate, etc. Free clinics are held every other month.

TRLA also operates public defender programs that serve 10 Texas counties, representing low-income people accused of felonies, misdemeanors, and juvenile crimes in state court. TRLA is the third largest legal services provider in the nation and the largest in the state of Texas.

Gender Affirmation Project at UT Law’s mission is to provide free, quality service in the process of obtaining name and/or gender-marker changes on basic forms of identification.