Texas RioGrande Legal Aid (TRLA), the leading provider of legal aid in Texas, has opened a new public defender program to help the residents of Bee, Live Oak and McMullen counties with their criminal defense needs.
The program officially began operations earlier this month and is temporarily housed at TRLA’s Sinton branch office. Headed by veteran TRLA attorney Sita Stone, the program will provide free legal services to low income clients facing criminal charges. TRLA already provides low income residents with free legal services regarding civil legal matters such as child custody, divorce, housing and employment.
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