How to Access Our Services
SALSA is at Justice of the Peace, Precinct 1 (JP1), every Tuesday and Thursday to assist qualifying applicants with eviction related matters, including eviction appeals and negotiating with your landlord. Appealing an eviction judgment can buy you more time to stay on the property while you find a new residence.
JP1 is located at 3505 Pleasanton Rd., San Antonio, Texas 78221. You can find SALSA inside the JP1 building on the right, as you enter, just past security.
No appointment is needed to speak with a SALSA attorney at JP1; however, please note that SALSA must prioritize speaking with applicants that have already received an eviction judgment, are filing an eviction appeal, or have an eviction hearing that day.
Please bring the following documents:
- notice(s) to vacate, this is the 3-day notice that you receive from the landlord;
- eviction citation, this is the document you receive from the constable;
- your current lease; and
- any other documents you think SALSA should review like rent ledgers, deeds, emails/texts, etc. (Note: we cannot always review every document or take custody of originals)
If you live in Bexar County’s Precinct 1, have been served with an eviction citation, and would like to speak with a SALSA attorney before your hearing, please come to the JP1 Court Clinic on a Tuesday (2–5PM) or Thursday (8AM–5PM) before your scheduled hearing. We will do our best to assist qualifying applicants seeking legal advice the day of their hearing. Applicants seeking same day legal advice should try and arrive at least 1 hour before their hearing.
If you do not live in Precinct 1 and would like legal assistance before your hearing, you can call St. Mary’s University School of Law, Center for Legal and Social Justice (CLSJ) Housing Hotline at (210) 570-6135.
To find out what precinct you live in, visit the Bexar County Community Dashboard.
- Understanding the Eviction Process
- Legal Aid Dictionary – Evictions
- TexasLawHelp.org provides information on a variety of different legal issues including self-help guides and guided forms.
- Landlord agreement and instructional video (pending)
- Statement of Inability and SALSA form answer instructions/video (pending)
- Texas Legal Services Center (TLSC) Legal Hotline: (800) 622-2520
- M-F, 8:30AM–5PM (except holidays)
- TLSC’s Legal Hotline provides counsel and advice on legal matters to Texans who are over the age of 60 or who are Medicare beneficiaries.
- San Antonio Bar Association’s Lawyer Referral Service
- Free referral service providing referrals to San Antonio attorneys for hire. Apply online.
- State Bar of Texas Lawyer Referral Services: (800) 252-9690
- M–F, 8:30AM–4:30PM
- Free referral service providing referrals to attorneys for hire in your county. Lawyers participating in this referral service charge you no more than $20 for an initial 30-minute consultation.