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  • Audio Guide: Going to court on your own? (Video and Text)

    No lawyer? Try to find one if you can. This item talks about some ways to find a lawyer. If that does not work, click on the picture above to hear and see a presentation that talks about some things you should do if you have to handle your case on your own. You can also read the text. Read More

    By:
    Southeast Louisiana Legal Services (New Orleans office)
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Audio Presentation: Your Guide to Court

    If you are going to court on your own watch this presentation to learn the basics of how to conduct yourself correctly. Created by Southeast Louisiana Legal Services in collaboration with the Self-Represented Litigant Committee of the Louisiana District Judges Association and the Access to Justice Program of the Louisiana State Bar Association. Read More

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    Southeast Louisiana Legal Services: Collaboration with Court & Bar Partners.
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Court-Based Online Self-Help Centers

    Court based online self help centers. Representing yourself? A number of courts have websites with information to help you. Read More

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    From the site of the Louisiana Supreme Court
  • Expungement: Basic Information and Online Forms (Info Guide and Forms)

    Here is an information guide, which has a link to a computer program you can use to create basic court forms for some types of expungement requests. Read More

    By:
    Southeast Louisiana Legal Services
  • Papers in your civil court case -- words you should know.

    You may come across some of these words in court. Click below to hear and see the presentation. This presentation is based on a resource created with the Pro Se Subcommittee of the Louisiana State Bar Association's Access to Justice Committee. Read More

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    Southeast Louisiana Legal Services (New Orleans office)
  • People in your civil court case -- words you should know.

    Watch this presentation to find out about words you need to know. Click below to see and hear the presentation. This presentation is based on a resource created with the Pro Se Subcommittee of the Louisiana State Bar Association's Access to Justice Committee. Read More

  • Places in your civil court case -- words you should know.

    Learn more about words you may come across in state courts in Louisiana. Click below to hear and to see the presentation. This presentation is based on a resource created with the Pro Se Subcommittee of the Louisiana State Bar Association's Access to Justice Committee. Read More

  • Preparing Your Small Claims Case (Brochure)

    See this brochure to learn more about small claims court and how to prepare for your case there. Content Detail

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    Acadiana Legal Service Corporation
  • Procedures in your civil court case - words you should know.

    You may come across some of these words in court. Find out more -- click below to hear and to see the presentation. This presentation is based on a resource created with the Pro Se Subcommittee of the Louisiana State Bar Association's Access to Justice Committee. Read More

  • Self Representation: How to Get Ready for Your Day in Court

    See this brochure to find out more about what happens in the courtroom, how to behave, and more. Content Detail

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    Acadiana Legal Service Corporation
  • Unemployment Benefits Guided Assistant

    This Guided Assistant tool can help you understand how to file for unemployment benefits. It can also help you decide whether you should appeal a decision if you are denied help. This tool is not legal advice. This tool does not not take the place of legal advice from a competent attorney licensed in your state and familiar with the law and facts of your legal issue. Content Detail

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    Acadiana Legal Service Corporation
  • Unemployment Compensation: How to Get What is Coming to You (Video, FAQs, & Brochure)

    How many days do you have to appeal a denial of your claim for unemployment benefits? Click here to find out! Video, FAQs, and a brochure about unemployment benefits and what you may be able to do if the LWC turns down your claim. Includes information on how to appeal a denial of unemployment benefits on your own. Read More

    By:
    Acadiana Legal Service Corporation (text) Southeast Louisiana Legal Services (presentation)
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Unemployment Insurance Information Guide and Form (Link)

    This resource has general information on Unemployment Insurance. It also directs you to a program you can use to ask the Unemployment Insurance review board to take a second look at your case if you were denied. Content Detail

    By:
    Southeast Louisiana Legal Services
  • Unpaid Wages Demand Letter and Information Guide (Link)

    This "LibGuide" has general information on Unpaid Wages, plus a link to a program you can use to automatically create an unpaid wages demand letter. Just answer a few questions and your letter will be generated. This program does not provide legal advice. Content Detail

    By:
    Southeast Louisiana Legal Services
  • Unpaid Wages, Including Sample Demand Letter

    This resource has general information and FAQs on Unpaid Wages, a sample demand letter to your employer, plus a link to a program you can use to automatically create an unpaid wages demand letter. Just answer a few questions and your letter will be generated. This program does not provide legal advice. Read More

    By:
    Southeast Louisiana Legal Services (New Orleans office)
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
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