Hurricane Harvey

24 ABA Journal Hurricane Harvey articles.

How you can help those affected by Hurricane Harvey
Updated: Hurricane Harvey will go down as one of the worst storms in U.S. history. While the cleanup has yet to begin, those needing legal help cannot wait.
Lawyers licensed outside Texas can provide help to Harvey victims, Texas high court order says
The Texas Supreme Court on Tuesday issued an emergency order allowing out-of-state lawyers to practice in the state temporarily to provide pro bono assistance to Hurricane Harvey victims.
How can lawyers help Hurricane Harvey victims? Disaster response attorneys share tips (podcast)
The full scale of the damage from Hurricane Harvey may not be known for weeks or months. But even as the rain is still falling, lawyers in Texas and across the country are mobilizing to meet the legal needs of the people who have been impacted.

Apparent explosion and fire damage legal aid office in Houston

The headquarters of Lone Star Legal Aid in Houston was damaged on Monday after an apparent explosion and fire.

No one was found in the building, but a firefighter was…

Louisiana closes several courts; law firms and law schools in Houston remain shuttered
Houston’s three law schools and downtown law firms are closed as the area copes with unprecedented flooding from Tropical Storm Harvey.
New Texas law, taking effect in September, could affect some homeowners filing Harvey claims
A Texas law that takes effect on Sept. 1 could affect some homeowners filing claims with their insurance companies in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.
Courthouse ‘severely damaged’ by Harvey; local officials opposed governor on evacuation advice
Updated: The reopening date is “unknown” for state and federal courts in Houston and Harris County, Texas, after the record rainfall in the wake of Hurricane Harvey caused unprecedented flooding.
Courts close as Hurricane Harvey threatens Texas coast; judge counters rumor
Updated: Several courts have closed as Hurricane Harvey approached the Texas coast and intensified into a Category 4 storm, CNN reports.