HOW TO FIND AN ATTORNEY

Overview

The guide is meant to help someone who is not represented by a lawyer find the resources needed to hire an attorney.

 

This information is not meant to replace State laws or Court Rules. The purpose of this guide is to give general information.  You have a right to represent yourself in court, but it comes with the responsibility to follow certain court rules and procedures.  If you have any questions, please speak with an attorney about your case.

FIND AN ATTORNEY

It is always in your best interest to speak with an attorney about your case.

 

For assistance locating an attorney in your area, please visit the Louisiana State Bar Association's Find Legal Help page or call 1-800-421-LSBA (5722).

If you are unable to afford an attorney, you may be eligible for free representation depending on your income and other factors. The following is a list of free or reduced fee legal service providers. Please note that the demand for legal services is extremely high and these organizations may not be able to represent you.

CENTRAL LOUISIANA

NORTH LOUISIANA

  

SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA

SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA

Legal Services of Central Louisiana

Legal Aid of North Louisiana

 Acadiana Legal Service Corp

Southeast Louisiana Legal Services

Alexandria           (318) 443-7281

www.la-law.org

 

Shreveport         (318) 222-7186

Natchitoches      (318) 352-7220

Monroe               (318) 699-0889

Toll Free             (800) 259-6591

www.la-law.org

Lake Charles      (337) 439-0377

Lafayette            (337) 237-4320

www.la-law.org

Southwest Law Center

Lake Charles      (337) 436-3308

www.swla-law-center.com

 

Baton Rouge         (855) 512-3980

Covington              (800) 891-0076

Hammond             (800) 349-0886 

Harvey                  (800) 624-4771

Houma                  (800) 256-1660

New Orleans         (877) 521-6242

www.slls.org

COMMUNITY RESOURCES

LOCAL AND COMMUNITY RESOURCES

STATE AND GENERAL  RESOURCES

LA.FreeLegalAnswers.org

Online pro bono program for those who meet financial eligibility requirements.

la.freelegalanswers.org

 

Louisiana LawHelp

(online legal information)

 

www.LouisianaLawHelp.org

 

Law Library of Louisiana

 

(800) 820-3038

www.lasc.org/law_library/library_information.asp

 

Louisiana Child Abuse Hotline

 

(855) 4LA-KIDS (855-452-5437)

 

 

Louisiana Domestic Violence Hotline

(24 Hour Assistance)

 

(888) 411-1333 

www.lcadv.org

 

 

National Domestic Violence Hotline

 

(800) 799-SAFE (7233)

(800) 787-3224

www.ndvh.org

 

 

Office of Behavioral Health Resources

 

new.dhh.louisiana.gov/index.cfm/page/98/n/118

35th Judicial District Court

 

(318) 627-3244

www.35jdc.com

 

Grant Parish Clerk of Court

 

(318) 627-3246

 

Grant Parish District Attorney's Office

 

(318) 627-3205

 

35th JDC Public Defender's Office

 

(318) 627-3255

 

Child Support Enforcement Services

 

(800) 256-4650

 

Grant Parish FINS Officers

 

(318) 729-7080

 

Grant Parish Police Jury

 

(318) 627-3157

 

Grant Parish Library

 

Main: (318) 627-9920

www.grantparishlibrary.org

 

Grant Parish Assessor's Office

 

(318) 627-5471

 

Grant Parish School Board

 

(318) 627-3274

 

Grant Parish Registrar of Voters

 

(318) 627-9938

 

Grant Parish Office of Motor Vehicles

 

(318) 487-5224

 

Grant Parish Community Health Center

 

(318) 627-3133

 

Grant Parish Addictive Disorders Unit

 

(318) 627-3528

 

Grant Parish Domestic Abuse Resistance Team

 

(318) 627-5575

 

Pathways Behavioral Healthcare

 

(318) 441-5900

 

Allen Counseling Services

 

(318) 664-0067

 

Manna House

 

(318) 445-2401

 

Fresh Start Ministry

 

(318) 435-7061

LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES

Grant Parish Sheriff's Office

 

(318) 627-3261

www.grantso.org

 

Louisiana State Police Troop "E"

 

(318) 627-3261

 

 

The information on this website is provided as a courtesy by the Louisiana State Bar Association and the 35th Judicial District Court, Parish of Grant