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).

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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

Legal Services of Central Louisiana

Legal Aid of North Louisiana

SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA

Acadiana Legal Service Corp.

Alexandria           (318) 443-7281

Lafayette             (337) 237-4320

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

www.la-law.org

Southwest Law Center

Lake Charles      (337) 436-3308

www.swla-law-center.com

 

SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA

Southeast Louisiana Legal Services

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

38th Judicial District Court Clerk of Court

 

(337) 775-5316

 

Cameron Parish District Attorney's Office

 

(337) 775-5713

 

Cameron Parish Public Defender

 

(337) 775-8131

 

Cameron Parish Police Jury

 

(337) 775-5718

 

Lafourche Treatment Center (Mental Health & Substance Abuse)

 

(985) 537-6823

 

 

Calcasieu Women's Shelter (also serves Cameron Parish)

 

(800) 223-8066

 

cwshelter.org

 

Cameron Parish Public Libraries

 

Main (in Cameron): (337) 775-5421

 

Grand Chenier: (337) 538-2216

 

Grand Lake: (337) 598-5949

 

Hackberry: (337) 762-4115

 

Johnson Bayou: (337) 569-2905

 

Lowry: (337) 774-3032

 

South Cameron Memorial Hospital

 

(337) 542-4111

 

Cameron Parish Health Unit

 

(337) 775-5368

 

STATE AND GENERAL  RESOURCES

LA.FreeLegalAnswers.org

An 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

 

LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES

Cameron Parish Sheriff's Office

 

(337) 775-5111

Toll-free: (800) 440-5111

 

cameronso.org

 

Louisiana State Police Troop "D"

 

(337) 491-2511

 

The information on this website is provided as a courtesy by the Louisiana State Bar Association and the 38th Judicial District Court, Parish of Cameron.