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  • About Repairs--What Can I Do When My Landlord Won't Make Them (English version with companion Spanish resource with video and text)

    Find out your rights and what your landlord has to do. Read More

    By:
    Southeast Louisiana Legal Services (New Orleans office)
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Audio Guide: Avoid Contractor Fraud

    Tips for working with contractors to repair your home. Read More

    By:
    Southeast Louisiana Legal Services (Hammond Office, including information about applying for help online)
    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 (Hammond 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

    By:
    Southeast Louisiana Legal Services: Collaboration with Court & Bar Partners.
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Collecting a Judgment in Small Claims Court

    If you won your small claims case, congratulations! Find out more here about how to collect a small claims cout judgment in First City Court for the City of New Orleans. Procedures may be different in different small claims courts around the state. Content Detail

    By:
    First City Court -- City of New Orleans
  • 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

    By:
    Southeast Louisiana Legal Services
  • Louisiana Small Claims Court: Basic Information and Online Forms for Louisiana Justice of the Peace Court

    Here is an information guide, which has a link to a computer program you can use to create some basic forms for small claims court in a Louisiana Justice of the Peace Court. The forms are only for small claims courts that are also Justice of the Peace Courts. The forms are not for small claims brought in a city court or other Louisiana state court. 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 small claims court forms for small claims in a Justice of the Peace Court. Content Detail

    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

    By:
    Southeast Louisiana Legal Services (Hammond 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

    By:
    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

    By:
    Acadiana Legal Service Corporation
  • 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

    By:
    Southeast Louisiana Legal Services (Hammond Office)
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