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The Guide to Louisiana Courts

Self Help and Legal Research


 

This page provides information about Self Help and Legal Research resources in Louisiana. Links are grouped by those that cover courts statewide, for multiple counties, and then by individual parish.
 

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Louisiana - Statewide Self Help and Legal Research
Louisiana Court Rules
View and download Louisiana District, Family, and Juvenile Court rules.
Louisiana State Law Library
View information about the Law Library of Louisiana including location, hours, description of available materials and services, an online catalog with multiple search options, and links to additional online research resources.
Louisiana State Bar Legal Information
The Louisiana State Bar Association offers information about automobile insurance, bankruptcy, consumer law, divorce, community property, wills and estates, the judicial system, being a witness, equal credit opportunity, employee rights, identity theft, mental health treatment, and representing yourself in court.
Louisiana Legal Information
View information about a variety of legal issues including families and children, housing, foreclosures, representing yourself, employment, consumer issues, disaster relief, benefits, seniors, disability, health care, taxes, probate, the legal system, civil rights, schools, arts & culture, and youth rights.
Louisiana Drug Courts
View information about Louisiana drug courts, which can set up treatment in lieu of incarceration for some offenders. A downloadable brochure shows locations of adult and juvenile drug courts and Family Preservation Courts in Louisiana.
Louisiana Child Support Services
The Louisiana Department of Children & Family Services offers information and services related to child support including making and receiving payments, an online payment record inquiry, an online application for services, child support guidelines, enforcement procedures, answers to frequently asked questions, and local office contacts.
Louisiana Traffic and Motor Vehicles
The Louisiana Office of Motor Vehicles offers information related to traffic laws, motor vehicle laws, and driver's licenses. Driving records may be obtained online for a fee.
Louisiana Laws
Search Louisiana codes and statutes by keyword or by article or statute number, or browse the table of contents.
Louisiana Protective Order Information
View information about protective orders issued by courts to require one person to stay away from another. Types of orders, effectiveness, procedures, and enforcement are included.
Foreclosure Prevention Resources
View resources for preventing foreclosure in Louisiana, including local housing counseling agencies and a link to legal aid providers.
Louisiana Crime Victim Compensation
View information about the Louisiana Crime Victims Reparations Fund, which provides crime victims with financial compensation for expenses resulting from certain crimes. Eligibility criteria and links to claim forms are provided.
Louisiana Multiple Parish Self Help and Legal Research
15th Judicial District Court Family Court Division Information
View information about the Family Court Division of District Court in Acadia, Lafayette, and Vermilion Parishes. Topics include rules, practice pointers, custody orders, community property partitions, and protective orders.
15th Judicial District Court Adult Drug Court
View information about District Court Adult Drug Court, which can set up treatment in lieu of incarceration for some offenders in Acadia, Lafayette, and Vermilion Parishes.
15th Judicial District Court Juvenile Drug Court
View information about District Court Juvenile Drug Court, which can set up treatment in lieu of incarceration for some offenders in Acadia, Lafayette, and Vermilion Parishes. A downloadable client handbook is included.
2nd Judicial District Pre-Trial Intervention
The 2nd Judicial District Attorney's Office offers information about the Pre-Trial Intervention Program in Bienville, Claiborne, and Jackson Parishes, which can result in dismissed charges for some offenders who complete a diversion program and pay restitution and court fees.
2nd Judicial District Child Support Information
The 2nd Judicial District Attorney's Office offers information about child support services and enforcement in Bienville, Claiborne, and Jackson Parishes.
4th Judicial District Court Family Court Division Information
View information about the Family Court Division of District Court in Morehouse and Ouachita Parishes. Topics include contacts, resources, court rules, forms, and a divorce checklist.
18th Judicial District Child Support
The 18th Judicial District Attorney's Office offers information about child support services and enforcement in Iberville, Pointe Coupee, and West Baton Rouge Parishes.
18th Judicial District Pre-Trial Diversion
The 18th Judicial District Attorney's Office offers information about the Pre-Trial Diversion Program in Iberville, Pointe Coupee, and West Baton Rouge Parishes, which can result in dismissed charges for some offenders who complete a diversion program and pay restitution and court fees.
20th Judicial District Pre-Trial Diversion
The 20th Judicial District Attorney's Office offers information about its Pre-Trial Diversion program in East Feliciana and West Feliciana Parishes, which can result in dismissed charges for some offenders who complete a treatment program.
20th Judicial District Child Support Collection
The 20th Judicial District Attorney's Office offers information about its child support collection services in East Feliciana and West Feliciana Parishes.
21st Judicial District Court Juvenile Drug Court
View information about District Court Juvenile Drug Court, which can set up treatment in lieu of incarceration for some offenders in Livingston, St. Helena, and Tangipahoa Parishes.
21st Judicial District Attorney Programs and Services
The 21st Judicial District Attorney's Office offers information about its programs and services in Program in Livingston, St. Helena and Tangipahoa Parishes, including victim's assistance, rape crisis, domestic violence, bad checks, and pre-trial intervention. Links are at the top of the page.
22nd Judicial District Court Family and Juvenile Court Information
View information about Family and Juvenile Divisions of District Court in St. Tammany and Washington Parishes. Contacts, rules, and links to forms are included.
22nd Judicial District Domestic Violence Information
The 22nd Judicial District Attorney's Office Domestic Violence Unit offers information for victims of domestic violence in St. Tammany and Washington Parishes, including violence and control, court procedure, safety planning, shelter and other agency contacts, and links to additional online resources.
23rd Judicial District Pre-Trial Intervention
The 23rd Judicial District Attorney's Office offers information about the Pre-Trial Intervention Program in Ascension, Assumption, and St. James Parishes, which can result in dismissed charges for some offenders who complete a diversion program and pay restitution and court fees.
23rd Judicial District Narcotics Diversion
The 23rd Judicial District Attorney's Office offers information about the Narcotics Diversion Program in Ascension, Assumption, and St. James Parishes, which can result in dismissed charges for some first-time drug offenders who complete a court-supervised counseling program.
23rd Judicial District Child Suppport Information
The 23rd Judicial District Attorney's Office offers information about child support services and enforcement in Ascension, Assumption, and St. James Parishes.
26th Judicial District Child Support Enforcement Requirements
The 26th Judicial District Attorney's Office provides a list of required information and forms for persons seeking child support enforcement in Bossier and Webster Parishes.
26th Judicial District Pre-Trial Diversion
The 26th Judicial District Attorney's Office offers information about the Pre-Trial Diversion Program in Bossier and Webster Parishes, which can result in dismissed charges for some offenders who complete a counseling program and pay restitution and court fees.
26th Judicial District Drug Court
The 26th Judicial District Attorney's Office offers information about adult and juvenile drug treatment courts in Bossier and Webster Parishes, which can set up treatment programs in lieu of jail for some offenders.
15th Judicial District Court Misdemeanor Probation Information
View information about misdemeanor probation in District Court in Acadia, Lafayette, and Vermilion Parishes. Topics include approved class providers, litter abatement schedules, and answers to frequently asked questions.
4th Judicial District Self Help
View information for parties representing themselves in District Court in Morehouse and Ouachita Parishes, including general court rules, downloadable brochures, contact information for legal assistance and community resources, detailed information about child support, court procedure, custody, divorce, domestic violence, fee delayer, and name change. Links to forms are provided.
3rd Judicial District Pre-Trial Diversion
The 3rd Judicial District Attorney's Office offers information about the Pre-Trial Diversion Program in Lincoln and Union Parishes, which can result in dismissed charges for some first offenders.
7th Judicial District Child Support Enforcement
The 7th Judicial District Attorney's Office provides instructions for parties seeking child support enforcement services in Catahoula and Concordia Parishes.
26th Judicial District Victim Information
The 26th Judicial District Attorney's Office offers information for crime victims in Bossier and Webster Parishes, including criminal procedure, victims' rights, and victims' compensation.
22nd Judicial District Elder Protection
The 22nd Judicial District Attorney's Office Elder Abuse Protection Unit provides senior victims with information about the criminal justice process, abuse reporting, and links to additional online resources.
5th Judicial District Traffic Citation Procedure
The 5th Judicial District Attorney's Office provides instructions for responding to traffic citations in Franklin, Richland, and West Carroll Parishes, including fine payments and extensions, court appearances, and license suspensions.
5th Judicial District Juvenile Procedure
The 5th Judicial District Attorney's Office offers information about juvenile procedure in Franklin, Richland, and West Carroll Parishes, including delinquency, Children in Need of Care, and Families in Need of Services.
Northeast Louisiana Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Help
Project Celebration provides victims of domestic violence and sexual assault in Bossier, Caddo, DeSoto, Natchitoches, Red River, Sabine, and Webster Parishes with a 24-hour crisis line, counseling, shelter, support, advocacy, referrals, and safety plans. Links to community resources are provided. Sexual assault services are temporarily available in Rapides and Vernon Parishes.
5th Judicial District Court Services
View contact information for District Court domestic relations hearing officers, Adult Drug Court, misdemeanor probation, and Families in Need of Services (FINS) in Franklin, Richland, and West Carroll Parishes. Information about domestic relations procedure and details of the FINS program are also provided.
16th Judicial District Attorney Services and Programs
View information about services and programs provided by the 16th Judicial District Attorney's Office in Iberia, St. Martin, and St. Mary Parishes, including adult and juvenile Drug Courts, Pre-Trial Diversion, Victim/Witness Assistance, worthless checks collection and prosecution, child support, and Families in Need of Services.
16th Judicial District Attorney Information
View answers to frequently asked questions provided by the 16th Judicial District Attorney's Office in Iberia, St. Martin, and St. Mary Parishes, including child support, Families in Need of Services, Juvenile Drug Court, and Victim/Witness Assistance.
22nd Judicial District Juvenile Information
The 22nd Judicial District Attorney's Office offers information about juvenile cases in St. Tammany and Washington Parishes, including delinquency, Child in Need of Care, Family in Need of Services, and juvenile traffic offenses.
22nd Judicial District Diversion
The 22nd Judicial District Attorney's Office offers information about its Pre-Trial Intervention Program in St. Tammany and Washington Parishes, which can lead to dismissal of charges for some first-time offenders. Conditions, answers to frequently asked questions, and links for forms are included.
22nd Judicial District Child Support Enforcement
The 22nd Judicial District Attorney's Office offers information about its child support services in St. Tammany and Washington Parishes, including parent location, paternity and support obligation establishment, enforcement, and collection. Answers to frequently asked questions and links to forms are provided.
22nd Judicial District Specialty Courts
The 22nd Judicial District Attorney's Office offers information about its Specialty Court programs in St. Tammany and Washington Parishes, including Adult Drug Court, Sobriety Court, Re-Entry Court, Behavioral Health Court, and Family Preservation Court. Links to details about each program are in the left column.
Allen Parish - Self Help and Legal Research Resources
Allen Parish District Court Self Help
View information for parties representing themselves in District Court in Allen Parish, including general court rules, downloadable brochures, contact information for legal assistance and community resources, detailed information about child support, court procedure, custody, divorce, domestic violence, fee delayer, and name change. Links to forms are provided.
Avoyelles Parish - Self Help and Legal Research Resources
Avoyelles Parish Child Support Collection
The Avoyelles Parish District Attorney's Office offers offers information about its child support collection services.
Avoyelles Parish Traffic Citation and Pretrial Diversion Information
The Avoyelles Parish District Attorney's Office offers information about traffic citation procedure, including a pre-trial diversion program which can result in reduced charges for some offenders.
Beauregard Parish - Self Help and Legal Research Resources
Beauregard Parish District Court Expungement Information
View information about expungement of criminal and DWI records in Beauregard Parish District Court. Links are in the center of the page, on the left side. Required forms and a checklist are provided.
Bossier Parish - Self Help and Legal Research Resources
Bossier Parish District Court Juvenile Information
View information about juvenile matters in Bossier Parish District Court, including delinquency, Child in Need of Care, criminal non-support, and adoption.
Bossier City Court Rules
View and download the rules of Bossier City Court.
Bossier City Court Small Claims
View answers to frequently asked questions about small claims cases in Bossier City Court, including types of cases and how to file.
Justice of the Peace District 6 - Princeton Small Claims
View information about small claims cases in Justice of the Peace District 6 - Princeton, including types of cases, how to file, procedure, and collecting a judgment.
Caddo Parish - Self Help and Legal Research Resources
Caddo Parish District Court Criminal and Expungement Information
View information about Caddo Parish District Court criminal cases, costs, records, and expungement procedure. Links to expungement forms are included.
Caddo Parish District Court Small Claims
View information about small claims or clerk's suits in Caddo Parish District Court, including monetary limits, filing, procedure, costs, and judgments.
Caddo Parish District Court Protective Orders
View information about orders for protection from abuse in Caddo Parish District Court, including contact information, links to additional resources, and downloadable forms and instructions.
Caddo Parish Juvenile Probation and Programs
View information about juvenile probation in Caddo Parish Juvenile Court, and programs including Juvenile Drug Court, Family Preservation Court, Individualized Deferred Disposition Court, and the Restorative Justice Diversion Program. Information about truancy and electronic monitoring is also provided. Links are in the left column.
Caddo Parish Juvenile Court Information
View a glossary of terms useful in Caddo Parish Juvenile Court, and a handbook for parents and guardians in child abuse and neglect cases.
Shreveport City Court Driving School Information
View information about the driving school option in Shreveport City Court, with links to local and statewide schools.
Shreveport City Court Civil Case Information
View information about civil cases in Shreveport City Court including evictions and small claims, with links to forms and related documents. Links to the case types are in the left column.
Shreveport City Court Expungement Information
View information about expungements of criminal records in Shreveport City Court, including instructions for filing a motion and links to required forms.
Shreveport City Court Guide
View and download a guide to practice and procedure in Shreveport City Court.
Shreveport City Court Rules
View the rules of Shreveport City Court.
Shreveport City Court Information
View answers to frequently asked questions about Shreveport City Court, including expungements, motions, subpoenas, use of attorneys, driving class, court dates, warrants, and license suspensions.
Caddo Parish Justice of the Peace Ward 8 Small Claims and Evictions
View information about Caddo Parish Justice of the Peace Ward 8 small claims and evictions.
Caddo Parish Justice of the Peace Ward 5 Evictions
View information about evictions in Caddo Parish Justice of the Peace Ward 5, including rules of possession, procedure, landlord/tenant law basics, and remedies.
Caddo Parish Justice of the Peace Ward 5 Information
View information about types of cases heard in Caddo Parish Justice of the Peace Ward 5, including how to file a claim, procedure, and collecting a judgment.
Calcasieu Parish - Self Help and Legal Research Resources
Lake Charles City Court Eviction Information
View information about eviction procedures in Lake Charles City Court. Links to downloadble instructions, a list of evictions, and a list of five-day notices are included.
Calcasieu Parish Pre-Trial Diversion
The Calcasieu Parish District Attorney's Office offers information about its Pre-Trial Diversion program, which can result in dismissal of charges for some offenders who complete a community service and educational program and pay fees and restitution.
Calcasieu Parish Adult Drug Court
The Calcasieu Parish District Attorney's Office offers information about the 14th Judicial District Adult Drug Treatment Court Program, which can set up a treatment plan in lieu of incarceration for some offenders.
Calcasieu Parish Traffic Pre-Trial Intervention
The Calcasieu Parish District Attorney's Office offers information about its Pre-Trial Intervention Speed Termination Program, which can result in dismissed charges for some traffic offenders who read driver safety information and pay a fine. Includes downloadable safety information and request form, and a link to online payment.
Calcasieu Parish District Court Expungement Information
View information about expungements of criminal records in Calcasieu Parish District Court, with links DWI expungement information and required forms.
Sulphur City Court Eviction Information
View information about eviction procedures in Sulphur City Court. Links to a downloadable information sheet and five-day notice forms are included.
Calcasieu Parish District Court Protective Orders
View information about domestic violence protective orders and temporary restraining orders in Calcasieu Parish District Court.
Calcasieu Parish Juvenile Programs and Services
View information about probation and other programs for juveniles in Calcasieu Parish, including Families in Need of Services, Juvenile Drug Court, child advocacy for abused children, shoplifting accountability, and truancy. Ansers to frequently asked questions about juvenile procedure are also provided. Links are on the left side of the page.
Lake Charles City Court Civil Information
View information about civil procedure in Lake Charles City Court.
Lake Charles City Court Traffic and Criminal Information
View information about traffic and criminal procedure in Lake Charles City Court, including citation payments, court dates, pleas, witnesses, warrants, and license suspension/revocation.
Lake Charles City Court Expungement Information
View information about expungement of criminal records in Lake Charles City Court, with links to required forms.
Sulphur City Court Civil Procedure
View information about civil and small claims procedure in Sulphur City Court, with links to relevant forms.
De Soto Parish - Self Help and Legal Research Resources
DeSoto Parish District Court Civil and Probate Information
View information about types of civil and probate cases in DeSoto Parish District Court, including instructions for filing a clerk suit and information about case records.
DeSoto Parish District Court Criminal Information
View information about criminal cases in DeSoto Parish District Court, including expungements and case records.
East Baton Rouge Parish - Self Help and Legal Research Resources
East Baton Rouge Parish Family Court Rules
View the local rules of East Baton Rouge Parish Family Court.
East Baton Rouge Parish District Court Expungement Instructions
View instructions for filing a motion for expungement of a criminal record in East Baton Rouge Parish District Court.
East Baton Rouge Parish District Court Domestic Violence Information
View information about the Domestic Violence Program in East Baton Rouge Parish District Court, including restraining orders and protective orders.
East Baton Rouge Parish Pre-Trial Intervention
The East Baton Rouge Parish District Attorney's Office offers information about its Pretrial Intervention Program, which can result in dismissed charges for some offenders who complete a counseling program and pay fees and restitution.
Baton Rouge City Court Rules
View the local rules of Baton Rouge City Court.
Baton Rouge City Court Small Claims
View information about small claims procedures in Baton Rouge City Court.
Baton Rouge City Sobriety Court
View information about Baton Rouge City Sobriety Court, which can set up a treatment program in lieu of incarceration for some DWI offenders.
Baton Rouge Teen Court
View information about Teen Court of Greater Baton Rouge, an alternative court for young offenders staffed by teen volunteers.
East Baton Rouge Parish District Court Adult Drug Court
View information about the Adult Drug Court program in East Baton Rouge Parish District Court, which can set up treatment in lieu of incarceration for some offenders with substance abuse problems.
East Baton Rouge Parish District Court Traffic Information
View information about traffic cases in East Baton Rouge Parish District Court, including fine payments and court appearances.
East Baton Rouge Parish Family Court Self-Help
The Self-Help Resource Center assists parties representing themselves in East Baton Rouge Parish Family Court with forms, case information, and referrals. Links to forms, instructions, a court guide, and instructional videos are provided.
Baton Rouge City Court Eviction Information
View Baton Rouge City Court guidelines for eviction procedures.
Baton Rouge City Court Mediation
View information about the mediation program in Baton Rouge City Court, which can help parties resolve disputes without going to trial.
Baton Rouge City Court Small Claims Defendant Information
View information for defendants in small claims cases in Baton Rouge City Court.
Baton Rouge City Court Programs
View information about Baton Rouge City Court educational and rehabilitative programs, including driving school, DWI alcohol rehabilitation, community service work, domestic violence, and more.
Baton Rouge City Court Traffic Cases
View information about traffic cases in Baton Rouge City Court, including types of violations, fine payments, pleas, contesting a ticket, and court appearances.
Baton Rouge City Court Criminal and Traffic Information
View answers to frequently asked questions about criminal and traffic cases in Baton Rouge City Court, including payments, community service, court dates, proof of insurance, keeping offenses off your record, license suspensions, and expungements.
Baton Rouge City Court Civil Information
View answers to frequently asked questions about civil cases in Baton Rouge City Court, including evictions, restraining orders, lawsuits, and fax filings.
Baton Rouge City Court Pretrial Diversion
View information about pretrial diversion programs in Baton Rouge City Court, which can result in dismissed charges for some offenders. A link to the traffic diversion program, including traffic school and answers to frequently asked questions, is provided.
Grant Parish - Self Help and Legal Research Resources
Grant Parish Child Support
The Grant Parish District Attorney's Office offers information about child support services and enforcement.
Grant Parish Pre-Trial Diversion
The Grant Parish District Attorney's Office offers information about its Pre-Trial Diversion program, which can result in dismissal of charges for some offenders who complete a community service and counseling program and pay restitution.
Grant Parish District Court Information
View answers to frequently asked questions about Grant Parish District Court, including court records, bond, dockets, subpoenas, costs, and use of attorneys.
Jackson Parish - Self Help and Legal Research Resources
Jackson Parish Divorce Self-Representation
View information about representing yourself in a divorce case in Jackson Parish District Court.
Jefferson Parish - Self Help and Legal Research Resources
Jefferson Parish Adult Drug Court
View information about Adult Drug Court in Jefferson Parish, which can set up a treatment program in lieu of jail for some offenders. Eligibility criteria, procedures, and contacts are included.
Jefferson Parish Juvenile Drug Treatment Court
View information about Jefferson Parish Juvenile Drug Treatment Court, which can result in dismissed charges for some offenders who complete a court-supervised treatment program.
Jefferson Parish Economic Crimes
The Jefferson Parish District Attorney's Office offers information about economic crime including identity theft and check fraud, with a link to a worthless check sample demand letter and affidavit
Kenner Domestic Violence Court
View information about Kenner Domestic Violence Court, a special program of Kenner Mayor's Court for domestic violence cases
Jefferson Parish Juvenile Court Probation
View information about Jefferson Parish Juvenile Court probation, including procedure, restitution, and special programs such as electronic monitoring and community service.
Jefferson Parish Court Information
The Jefferson Parish District Attorney's Office offers information about Parish Court procedure, including types of cases, court dates, pretrial conferences, subpoenas, and dropping charges.
Jefferson Parish Juvenile Diversion
View information about the Jefferson Parish District Attorney's Juvenile Diversion Program, which can result in dismissal of charges for some offenders.
Jefferson Parish Victim/Witness Help
The Jefferson Parish District Attorney's Victim/Witness Assistance Program provides crime victims and witnesses with information about the court process and victims rights, with links to more information about child abuse, elder abuse, domestic abuse, and organizations that provide services for victims of domestic violence, stalking, and sexual assault.
Jefferson Parish Criminal Procedure
The Jefferson Parish District Attorney's Office offers information about the criminal justice process, including courts, arraignment, bail, pretrial conferences, pleas, and trials.
Jefferson Davis Parish - Self Help and Legal Research Resources
Jefferson Davis Parish District Court Rules
View the local rules of 31st Judicial District Court, Jeffersion Davis Parish.
Jennings City Court Small Claims
View information about small claims cases in Jennings City Court, including types of cases, how to file, hearings, and collecting a judgment.
Jennings City Court Evictions
View information about eviction procedures in Jennings City Court.
Lafayette Parish - Self Help and Legal Research Resources
Lafayette Parish District Court Expungement Information
View information about expungement of criminal records in Lafayette Parish District Court, with links to relevant forms.
Lafourche Parish - Self Help and Legal Research Resources
Lafourche Parish Drug Court
View information about the Lafourche Parish Drug Treatment Court, which can set up a treatment plan in lieu of jail for some offenders. Links to a client handbook, forms, and additional online resources are provided.
Lafourche Parish District Attorney Information
The Lafourche Parish District Attorney's Office offers information about criminal matters including a Pre-Trial Intervention Program and victims' rights, juvenile pre-trial intervention and other juvenile programs, and child support services and enforcement.
Lafourche Parish District Court Self-Help
The 17th Judicial District Online Self-Help Center offers information for parties without a lawyer, including downloadable brochures for self-represented parties and witnesses, tips for finding a lawyer, links and contact information for community resources, and information and forms related to court procedure, custody, divorce, domestic violence, and fee delayer.
Lafourche Parish District Court Guidelines
View guidelines for self-represented parties in Lafourche Parish District Court, with links to court rules and some relevant forms.
Lincoln Parish - Self Help and Legal Research Resources
Ruston City Court Evictions
View information about eviction procedures in Ruston City Court.
Ruston City Court Information
View answers to frequently asked questions about Ruston City Court, including use of attorneys, costs, types of suits and how to file, trial procedure, and collecting a judgment.
Morehouse Parish - Self Help and Legal Research Resources
Bastrop City Court Small Claims
View information about small claims cases in Bastrop City Court, including types of cases, procedure, and collecting a judgment.
Bastrop City Court Evictions
View information about eviction procedures in Bastrop City Court.
Natchitoches Parish - Self Help and Legal Research Resources
Natchitoches Parish Adult Drug Court
View information about Natchitoches Parish Adult Drug Court, which can set up a treatment program in lieu of incarceration for some offenders.
Natchitoches City Court Procedures
View a a guide to practice in Natchitoches City Court, including types of cases, expungements, evictions, execution of judgments, and subpoenas.
Orleans Parish - Self Help and Legal Research Resources
Orleans Parish Juvenile Court Programs
View information about Orleans Parish Juvenile Court programs, including Juvenile Drug Court, electronic monitoring, Family in Need of Services, detention alternatives, restitution, community service, and behavioral health.
Orleans Parish Pre-Trial Diversion
The Orleans Parish District Attorney's Office offers information about its Diversion Program, which can result in dismissal of charges for some offenders who complete a counseling program and pay a fee.
Orleans Parish Child Support Enforcement
The Orleans Parish District Attorney's Office offers information about child support enforcement.
Orleans Parish Juvenile Case Information
The Orleans Parish District Attorney's Office offers information about juvenile case procedures in Orleans Parish, including delinquency and child abuse and neglect.
Orleans Parish Civil District Court Information
View answers to frequently asked questions from the Clerk of Orleans Parish Civil District Court, including legal resources, document copies, the Self-Help Desk, court dates, child support, name changes, and records.
Orleans Parish Criminal District Court Expungements
View information about expungement of criminal records in Orleans Parish Criminal District Court, with links to procedural instructions and the required form.
Orleans Parish Juvenile Court Delinquency Information
View information about delinquency cases in Orleans Parish Juvenile Court, including how a case gets to court, consequences of charges, and court procedure.
Orleans Parish Juvenile Court Dependency Information
View information about dependency (child protection) cases in Orleans Parish Juvenile Court, including finding a lawyer, where to file papers, paternity, court procedure and types of hearings, and adoption.
First City Court of New Orleans Evictions
View information about eviction procedures in First City Court of New Orleans.
First City Court of New Orleans Small Claims Suits
View filing instructions and procedures for small claims cases in First City Court of New Orleans.
First City Court of New Orleans Small Claims Defense
View instructions for defendants in First City Court of New Orleans small claims cases.
First City Court of New Orleans Small Claims Judgment Collection
View instructions for collecting a small claims judgment granted by First City Court of New Orleans.
Ouachita Parish - Self Help and Legal Research Resources
Ouachita Parish Adolescent Diversion Program
The 4th Judicial District Attorney's Office offers an Adolescent Diversion Program to provide alternatives to incarceration for first-time offenders.
Monroe City Court Legal Information
The City of Monroe Legal Department offers information about court fines, criminal and juvenile cases, and a pre-trial diversion program that can result in dismissed charges for some offenders. Answers to frequently asked questions about court procedure are included. Links are in the red menu bar under "Legal Department".
City of Monroe Landlord-Tenant Information
The Monroe City Marshal's Office offers information about eviction procedures and landlords' and tenants' rights and responsibilities.
Plaquemines Parish - Self Help and Legal Research Resources
Plaquemines Parish Drug Court
The Plaquemines Parish District Attorney's Office offers information about Drug Court, which can set up a treatment program in lieu of incarceration for some offenders.
Plaquemines Parish Child Support Information
The Plaquemines Parish District Attorney's Office offers information about child support services and enforcement. Links to forms are included.
Plaquemines Parish District Attorney Diversion Programs
The Plaquemines Parish District Attorney's Office offers information about diversion programs, which can result in dismissed charges for some offenders who complete a counseling program and pay restitution and fees.
Plaquemines Parish Domestic Violence Information
The Plaquemines Parish District Attorney's Office offers information about domestic violence prosecution, resources for victims, and contacts.
Plaquemines Parish Expungement Information
The Plaquemines Parish District Attorney's Office offers information about expungement of criminal records, including links to required forms.
Plaquemines Parish District Court Juvenile Court
View information about Juvenile Court programs in Plaquemines Parish District Court, including Families in Need of Services (FINS) and juvenile probation. Links to additional information include resources, a FINS referral form, and charts of the delinquency and FINS processes.
Pointe Coupee Parish - Self Help and Legal Research Resources
Pointe Coupee Parish Justice of the Peace Small Claims
View information about small claims suits in Point Coupee Parish Justice of the Peace Courts, including types of cases, use of attorneys, how to file, trial procedure, and collecting a judgment.
Pointe Coupee Parish Justice of the Peace Evictions
View information about eviction procedures in Pointe Coupee Parish Justice of the Peace Courts.
Rapides Parish - Self Help and Legal Research Resources
Rapides Parish Domestic Violence Information
View a list of domestic violence resources in Rapides Parish, and answers to frequently asked questions about domestic violence.
Rapides Parish Protective Order Information
View answers to frequently asked questions about protective orders in Rapides Parish, including types of orders, how they work, and enforcement.
Rapides Parish Child Support Collection
View information about child support collection in Rapides Parish. Links to applications and instructions, calculation worksheets, and state guidelines are included.
Rapides Parish Drug Court
View information about the Rapides Parish Adult Drug Court Program, which can set up a treatment program in lieu of incarceration for some offenders.
Pineville City Court Information
View information about filing a suit and court procedure in Pineville City Court.
Pineville City Court Eviction Procedure
View information about eviction procedure in Pineville City Court.
Rapides Parish District Court Self Help
The 9th Judicial District Court offers self-help information for parties representing themselves, including divorce, custody and visitation, domestic violence and protective orders, name change, child support, court procedure, fee delayer, and court procedure. Relevant forms and contact information for legal service providers and other community resources are also provided.
Red River Parish - Self Help and Legal Research Resources
Red River Parish Child Support Enforcement
The Red River Parish District Attorney's Office offers information about child support services and enforcement.
St. Bernard Parish - Self Help and Legal Research Resources
St. Bernard Parish Community Services
View information about a variety of community service programs offered in St. Bernard Parish, including domestic abuse assistance, elderly protection, and families in need services.
St. Bernard Parish Drug Court
View information about St. Bernard Parish Intensive Probation Drug Court, which can set up a treatment program in lieu of incarceration for some offenders. Contacts, procedures, and eligibility are included.
St. Charles Parish - Self Help and Legal Research Resources
St. Charles Parish District Court Programs
View information about St. Charles Parish District Court Adult Drug Court, Juvenile Drug Court, and ncillary programs including Truancy Court, Families in Need of Services, and domestic custody evaluations, mediation, and facilitation.
St. Charles Parish District Court Local Rules
View the local rules of St. Charles Parish District Court.
St. John Baptist Parish - Self Help and Legal Research Resources
St. John the Baptist Parish District Court Information
View information about St. John the Baptist 40th Judicial District Court, including trial locations, contacts, court divisions, hours, and links to additional resources.
St. John the Baptist Parish Specialty Courts
View information about the 40th Judicial District Court Drug Court, which can set up a treatment program in lieu of jail for some offenders; and Truancy Court, which hears all truancy and truancy-related cases.
St. John the Baptist Parish Child Support Information
The St. John the Baptist Parish District Attorney's Office offers information about child support, its parent locator service, paternity, child support orders, enforcement, and collection.
St. John the Baptist Parish Criminal and Traffic Information
The St. John the Baptist Parish District Attorney's Office offers information about criminal and traffic cases, including an explanation of the criminal process, services for victims and witnesses with a link to a witness brochure, the Pre-Trial Diversion Program, traffic case procedures and ticket payments, restraining orders, and how to drop charges.
St. Landry Parish - Self Help and Legal Research Resources
Sunset Mayor's Court Traffic Citations
View information about traffic citation procedure in Sunset Mayor's Court, including court appearances, pleas, and payment.
St. Mary Parish - Self Help and Legal Research Resources
St. Mary Parish Family Court Information
View information about Family Court procedure in St. Mary Parish District Court.
St. Tammany Parish - Self Help and Legal Research Resources
Slidell City Court Small Claims
View information about small claims cases in Slidell City Court, including types of cases and how to file.
Slidell City Court Evictions
View information about evictions in City Court of Slidell, including filing instructions and eviction procedures.
Tangipahoa Parish - Self Help and Legal Research Resources
Tangipahoa Parish District Court Information
View answers to frequently asked questions about Tangipahoa Parish District Court, including records availability, court dates, transcripts, and restraining orders.
City Court of Hammond Juvenile Drug Court
View information about Juvenile Drug Court, a program of City Court of Hammond that can set up a treatment program in lieu of detention for some offenders.
Terrebonne Parish - Self Help and Legal Research Resources
Terrebonne Parish Children's Advocacy and Child Abuse Information
The Terrebonne Parish District Attorney's Office offers information about its Children's Advocacy Center, which provides investigative and counseling services to victims of child abuse. Child abuse information including signals and advice is also included. Links are in the left column.
Terrebonne Parish Child Support Enforcement
The Terrebonne Parish District Attorney's Office offers information about child support enforcement and other child support services.
Terrbonne Parish Domestic Violence Information
The Terrebonne Parish District Attorney's Office offers information about domestic violence warning signs, advice, and the Domestic Violence Victim Assistance Program.
Terrebonne Parish Specialty Courts and Pre-Trial Diversion Information
The Terrebonne Parish District Attorney's Office offers information about Drug Court, DWI Court, the Extensive Narcotics Diversion (END) Program, and the Pre-Trial Intervention Program, which can set up treatment programs in lieu of incarceration for some offenders, or result in dismissed charges for some offenders who complete a counseling program and pay restitution and court fees. Links are in the left column.
Terrebonne Parish Traffic Violation Information
The Terrebonne Parish District Attorney's Office offers information about traffic violations, including procedures, ticket payments, fines, and diversion.
Terrebonne Parish District Court Self-Represented Divorce
View instructions for filing a divorce without an attorney in Terrebonne Parish District Court.
City Court of Houma Evictions
View information about eviction proceedings in City Court of Houma, including notice, hearings, judgment, and appeal.
City Court of Houma Small Claims
View information about small claims cases in City Court of Houma, including types of cases, who may sue and be sued, and where to file.
City Court of Houma Local Rules
View the local rules of City Court of Houma,
Union Parish - Self Help and Legal Research Resources
Union Parish District Court Expungement Information
View information about expungement of criminal records in Union Parish District Court, with links to forms.
West Baton Rouge Parish - Self Help and Legal Research Resources
Port Allen City Court Evictions
View Port Allen City Court's guidelines for rental evictions.

 

 
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