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  • About Unpaid Wages, Including Sample Demand Letter

    How to get that last paycheck. Laid off, fired, or resigned, and not paid wages due - your rights under Louisiana law. Click below to watch and listen to the presentation and click on the title to see the item and the sample demand letter. Read More

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

    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. The guide is called a "LibGuide" (short for Library Guide or Librarian Guide) because it also can help librarians help other people. The LibGuide has general information plus a link to a computer program a person can use to create basic court forms for some types of expungement requests. Content Detail

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    Southeast Louisiana Legal Services
  • Orleans Parish Criminal District Court Help Desk (Expungement information from the Justice and Accountability Center)

    From the center's web site: On the second Friday of every month JAC staffs a Help Desk in the Court for individuals interested in expungements. This desk will be available through December and may start again in February 2013. If you have paperwork, please bring it with you. Ground Floor in the Jury Overflow Room (Follow Signs) Please do not bring cell phones or weapons into the Courthouse. Content Detail

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    Justice & Accountability Center of Louisiana
  • 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

    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 Compensation: how to get what is coming to you! Video and text.

    Click to read and hear this item about unemployment benefits and what you may be able to do if the agency turns down your claim. Read More

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    Acadiana Legal Service Corporation (text) Southeast Louisiana Legal Services (presentation)
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Your day in court

    Tips about how to plan for your day in court, especially if you need to go alone without a lawyer. Read More

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    Southeast Louisiana Legal Services (New Orleans office)
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