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  • The Attorney for Students (AFS) offers FREE legal counseling services to all currently enrolled Texas State University students.  In addition to individual consultations, the attorneys are available to provide group presentations on a wide variety of legal topics.  AFS does not provide in-court representation and cannot make court appearances on behalf of students.

  • All currently enrolled Texas State University students are eligible.

  • No.  AFS services are included in your student services fees, so consultations and presentations are provided at no out-of-pocket cost to students.

  • Yes.  The attorney-client privilege applies to all personal communications between students and AFS.  Your privacy will be respected and maintained at all times.

  • In-person appointments are required for initial consultations.  Call or email AFS to schedule an appointment with an attorney and provide the receptionist with your legal question to help match you with the appropriate attorney.  Consultations CANNOT be given via email or by phone.

  • Bring any documents related to your legal issues, such as:

    • insurance information for claims
    • copies of apartment leases
    • traffic tickets
    • letters from creditors
    • credit reports
    • employment contracts