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).

COMMUNITY RESOURCES

LOCAL AND COMMUNITY RESOURCES

STATE AND GENERAL  RESOURCES

South Central Louisiana Human Services Authority Community Resource Guide

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

Southeast Louisiana Legal Services

Houma office

521 Roussell St, Houma, LA 70360

1-(800) 256-1660

www.slls.org

 

Terrebonne Parish Clerk of Court

 

(985) 868-5660

www.terrebonneclerk.org

 

Terrebonne Parish District Attorney's Office

 

(985) 873-6500

tpda.org

 

32nd JDC Public Defender's Office

 

(985) 873-6831

 

Child Support Enforcement Services

 

(985) 580-7291

 

Terrebonne Parish FINS Officers

 

(985) 868-4232 x222

 

Terrebonne Parish Council

 

(985) 873-6520

www.tpcg.org

 

Terrebonne Parish Library

 

Main: (985) 876-5861

mytpl.org

 

Terrebonne Parish Assessor's Office

 

(985) 876-6620

www.tpassessor.org

 

Terrebonne Parish School Board

 

(985) 876-7400

www.tpsd-la.schoolloop.com

 

Terrebonne Parish Registrar of Voters

 

(985) 873-6533

 

Terrebonne Parish Office of Motor Vehicles

 

(985) 857-3675

 

South Central Louisiana Human Services Authority

(318) 627-3528

www.sclhsa.org

 

The Haven Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Services

 

(985) 872-0757

www.havenhelps.org

LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES

Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's Office

 

(985) 876-2500

tpso.net

 

Houma Police Department

 

(985) 873-6306

www.houmapd.com

Louisiana State Police Troop "C"

 

(985) 857-3680

 

 

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

Legal Services of Central Louisiana

Alexandria           (318) 443-7281

www.la-law.org

 

NORTH LOUISIANA

SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA

Legal Aid of North Louisiana

Acadiana Legal Service Corp

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

 

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

The information on this website is provided as a courtesy by the Louisiana State Bar Association and the 32nd Judicial District Court, Parish of Terrebonne.