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Online Court Resources
Resources for the for the Justice of the Peace Ward 7 as well as online resources applicable to courts generally in Lafayette Parish, Louisiana, and resources applicable to all courts in Louisiana.
Published opinions and orders
Attorney General Legal Opinions
Search Louisiana Attorney General legal opinions from 1977 to current.
Forms and related information
Louisiana Justice of the Peace Court Forms and Documents
View and download various forms and documents for use in Justice of the Peace Courts.
Self help, legal research, general information
Search Louisiana codes and statutes by keyword or by article or statute number, or browse the table of contents.
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 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 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 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.
Legal aid, free services, lawyer referral
Lafayette Parish Legal Assistance and Lawyer Referral
The Lafayette Bar Association offers a lawyer referral service by area of practice, with an online request form; a directory of member lawyers; and information about its Protective Order Panel, legal services for the homeless, free legal seminars, and the Lafayette Volunteer Lawyer Program.
Louisiana Attorney Complaints and Discipline
The Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board offers an online complaint form and filing instructions, information about the complaint and disciplinary process, recent attorney discipline decisions, and a search of attorney status by name.
Entertainment Law Legal Assistance
The Arts Council of New Orleans offers information about its Entertainment Law Legal Assistance Project, which provides free legal services to low-income artists, musicians, and non-profit organizations.
Attorney Fee Dispute Resolution
The Louisiana State Bar Association offers information about its Lawyer Fee Dispute Resolution Program, including guidelines, a description of the process, and downloadable program rules and petition to arbitrate legal fees.
Complaints About Louisiana Judges
The Judiciary Commission of Louisiana offers information about judicial ethics and conduct, procedural rules, and a judicial misconduct complaint form.
Louisiana Consumer Protection and Fair Housing
The Public Protection Division of the Office of the Attorney General provides information about consumer protection, fair housing enforcement, disaster fraud, and automobile fraud. Publications, consumer tips, and an online consumer complaint form are included.
Louisiana Legal Assistance
Search a directory of organizations offering free and low-cost legal services by program name or parish.
Louisiana Public Defender Information
The Louisiana Public Defender Board offers information about criminal defense services for low-income adult and juvenile defendants; a clickable map with links to each district's information; a search for office locations by parish, district, or District Defender name; and a list of office locations for related programs.
State Bar Association Lawyer Directory
Search the Louisiana State Bar Association directory of member attorneys by name and city.