21st Judicial District Court

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 attoney 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 contact the Louisiana State Bar Association at 1-800-421-LSBA (5722).

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 contact for free or reduced fee legal service provider. Please note that the demand for legal services is extremely high and these organizations may not be able to represent you.

Southeast Louisiana Legal Services

Baton Rouge (855) 512-3980

Covington (800) 891-0076

Hammond (800) 349-0886

Houma (800) 256-1660

New Orleans (877) 521-6242

www.slls.org     

 COMMUNITY RESOURCES

LOCAL AND COMMUNITY RESOURCES

21st Judicial District Attorney's Office

 Livingston: (225) 686-3070

St. Helena: (225) 222-6492

Tangipahoa: (225) 222-6530

 www.21jdda.org

  

21st Judicial District Public Defender

(985) 748-4922

 

Southeast Advocates for Family Empowerment

 1-888-411-1333

safelouisiana.org

 

 

Public Libraries

 Livingston: (225) 686-2436

www.mylpl.info

 St. Helena (Audubon Regional): (225) 683-8753

audubonregional.org

 Tangipahoa: (985) 748-7559

www.tangilibrary.com

STATE AND GENERAL RESOURCES

Louisiana Civil Justice Center

(Legal information and assistance via telephone)

1-800-310-7029

www.laciviljustice.org

 

Louisiana LawHelp

(online legal information)

 www.LouisianaLawHelp.org

 

Louisiana Child Abuse Hotline

 1-855-4LA-KIDS (855-452-4537)

  

Louisiana Domestic Violence Hotline

 1-888-411-1333 (24 Hour Assistance)

 www.lcadv.org

 

 National Domestic Violence Hotline

 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)

1-800-787-3224

 www.ndvh.org

  

Office of Behavioral Health Resources

 new.dhh.louisiana.gov/index.cfm/page/98/n/118

LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES

Sheriff's Office

Livinston: (225) 686-2241

www.lpso.org

 St. Helena: (888) 200-4905

www.sthelenaso.org

Tangipahoa -  (985) 748-8147

www.tpso.org

 

State Police

 Livingston - Troop A - (225) 754-8500

 St. Helena and Tangipahoa - Troop L - (985) 893-6250

 

The information on this website is provided as a courtesy by the Louisiana State Bar Association and the 21st Judicial District Court For more help, contact the Louisiana Civil Justice Center at (800) 310-7029. 

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