Alternative Dispute Resolution, Mediation, and Settlements
Learn about your issue
This category covers how a person, involved in a lawsuit or potential lawsuit, may use more collaborative services to reach a settlement with the other side outside of a court trial -- like in the form of an Alternative Dispute Resolution service, a mediator, a diversion program, or another process that avoids a trial.
How to Find a Lawyer
Make too much money to get a lawyer from a free legal services program, but not enough to pay for one? Check out these tips on finding a lawyer.
Rules of Professional Conduct for Attorneys
These are the rules of behavior for lawyers licensed in Louisiana.
Client Assistance Fund
Lost money because of a lawyer's dishonesty? Link to the Louisiana State Bar Association page explaining the Client Assistance Fund. This fund can compensate clients for up to $25,000 in thefts by a lawyer. Includes application form for relief.
Filing a Complaint Against Lawyer Misconduct
Link to the Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board page about attorney discipline and complaints, including how and where to file a complaint against a lawyer for misconduct.
Contact The Clerk Of Court
This resource goes over what the Clerk Of Court is and how to contact the Clerk Of Court.
Link to the full text of the Constitution of the state of Louisiana.
Louisiana Parishes, Judicial Court Districts, Clerks of Court
Find Louisiana Parishes, Judicial Court Districts, and Clerks of Court.
Maps of Louisiana Court Districts
Link to maps of Louisiana state district courts, courts of appeal, and Supreme Court districts.
Representing Yourself in Court: Your Rights and Responsibilities
Tips if you must handle your legal issue on your own without a lawyer. This document is strictly for informational purposes, it does not include legal advice.
United States Courts
About federal courts, Judges, Services & Forms, Court Records, Statistics & Reports, Rules & Policies
Virtual Court Hearings
This resource goes over best practices for virtual court hearings for self represented litigants.