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Automobile Accidents and Insurance

Baylor University Police Department
(254)-710-2222

City of Waco Police Department
(254)-750-7500

NADA Guide
(Find out how much your car is worth)

Texas Department of Insurance

Texas Department of Public Safety
(512)-424-2000

Consumer

Better Business Bureau
(254)-755-7772

Consumer Credit Counseling Service
(888)-656-2227

Consumer Protection Division/Texas Attorney General
(800)-252-8011
http://www.oag.state.tx.us/index.shtml

Federal Trade Commission Consumer Complaint Hotline
(214)-979-0213

Lemon Law Resource
Texas Department of Transportation
Motor Vehicle Division
Consumer Affairs Section
P.O. Box 2293
Austin, TX 78768-2293
Statewide toll free: (800)-622-8682
(512)416-4800
(512)416-4850(fax)

Public Utility Commission
P.O. Box 13326
Austin, TX 78711-3326
(888)-309-0600

Truck Tow Complaints
Texas Department of Transporation
Motor Carrier Division
125 E. 11th Street.
Austin, TX 78701
(800)-299-1700(select option 3)

Pamphlets on a variety of consumer topics from the Office of the Texas Attorney General

For mail order complaints, contact
The Direct Marketing Association
1120 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10036-6700
(212)-768-7277

Criminal

Advocacy Center for Crime Victims and Children
2323 Columbus Avenue
Waco, Texas 76701
24-hour HOTLINE Number (254)-752-7233

Baylor University Police Department
(254)-710-2222

Child Abuse/Texas Protective Rights & Regulatory Services
(800)-252-5400

Children's Advocacy Center
(254)-752-9330

City of Waco Police Department
(254)-750-7500

Family Abuse Center
(254)-772-8999

Lawyer Referral Service
(800)-252-9690

National Domestic Violence Hotline
(800)-799-7233

Online Mental Health Screening
Depression, Eating Disorders, Alcohol

Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission
(254)-752-7233 Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission
(254)776-7626

Texas Department of Public Safety
(512)-867-4600

Texas Statutes

Identity Theft

Federal Communications Commission
(for fraud involving cellular phones and long distance)
online complaint form

Federal Trade Commission

Internal Revenue Service (for tax fraud)

Social Security Administration

US Postal Inspection Service (for mail theft)

Waco Municipal Code of Ordinances

Landlord-Tenant

Baylor University's Guide to Off Campus Living

Heart of Texas Apartment Association
5601 Edmond
Waco, Texas 76710
(254)-776-5451

Texas Apartment Association,
Resources for Renters

Texas Tenant Advisor

Waco Housing Authority
(254)-752-0324


Mediation

McLennan County Dispute Resolution Center
(254)-752-0955

Small Claims

Know Your Rights! by Professor Richard Alderman

McLennan County Justice Court
Web site includes detailed instructions about filing a small claim

Other Links

Attorney General Child Support Enforcement
(254)-754-5402

Attorney General of the State of Texas

Baylor University Law School Library
(254)-710-2168

City of Waco

Chamber of Commerce
City Council
City Ordinances

EEOC Wage & Hour Division
(800)-669-4000

Health Department, Waco-McLennan County
(254)-750-5450

Aids Advisory Hoteline
(254)-750-5450
• Counseling and Testing Hotline
(800)-590-2437

IRS

Lawyer Referral Service
(800)-252-9690

McLennan County Website

State Bar of Texas

Texas Secretary of State

US Citizenship and Immigration Services

US Copyright Office

US Patent Office
General Information

This site is meant for the exclusive use of students enrolled at Baylor University. This site was written for informational purposes only and should NOT be relied upon as legal advice. Individuals should seek the advice of an attorney regarding specific legal problems. This site contains general information about Texas law and does not apply to any other state. There is no warranty made that the material within this site is accurate or that it is completely free of errors. Students should verify statements and NOT rely upon them as legal advice.

Modified 1-29-09