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Online Court Resources
Resources for the Zachary City Court as well as online resources applicable to courts generally in East Baton Rouge 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 by keyword and year, or view opinions by date.
Forms and related information
Louisiana Protective Order Forms and Instructions
View and download Louisiana protection order forms and instructions, including domestic abuse, dating violence, post-separation family violence, stalking, generic restraining orders, peace bonds, bail restrictions, and conditions of release and probation.
Online fine payments
Pay Zachary City Court Citations
Pay Zachary City Court citations online. A service fee applies.
Pay East Baton Rouge Parish Traffic and Parking Tickets
Pay and look up East Baton Rouge Parish traffic and parking tickets online by citation number and date of birth. Only tickets issued by the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana State Police and Louisiana State University Police are payable online. A convenience fee applies.
Self help, legal research, general information
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.
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 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 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.
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
East Baton Rouge Parish Lawyer Referral and Legal Assistance
The Baton Rouge Bar Association offers information about its lawyer referral service by telephone, which includes a low-cost initial consultation with a lawyer; its Pro Bono Project providing free legal assistance to low-income residents; and its Thirst for Justice and Ask-A-Lawyer free walk-in clinics.
East Baton Rouge Parish Worthless Check Collection and Prosecution
The East Baton Rouge Parish District Attorney's Office offers information about its worthless check collection and prosecution process, including tips for merchants and downloadable guidelines, demand letter, and criminal complaint affidavit.
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 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.
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.