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Acadiana Legal Service Corporation (Lake Charles) LSC Funded


Who We Are

Acadiana Legal Service Corporation is a private, non-profit law firm. It provides free legal assistance in civil cases to those who could not otherwise afford it. We are funded solely by grants and donations. This program is financially assisted by the Interest on Lawyers' Trust Accounts Program of the Louisiana Bar Foundation.

Our attorneys and paralegals in the Lake Charles Office provide advice and representation to low-income residents of the following parishes: Allen, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Cameron, Jefferson Davis. In addition, we provide the same services to elderly residents of these parishes regardless of income.

We have three offices conveniently located throughout the Acadiana Legal Services service area - Lafayette, Lake Charles and Alexandria.

Eligibility for our services is based on an applicant's income, financial resources, the merits of the case and availability of resources to address the client's needs.

Our office provides free legal advice and consultation to low-income residents. Services are offered in the following areas: Family Law (adoptions, custody, child support, etc); Litigation (employment matters, housing problems, etc); and Administrative Law (cases involving public benefits).


Mission Statement: Acadiana Legal Service Corporation makes hope, dignity, and justice available primarily to low-income, disadvantaged, and other eligible residents through high quality and aggressive civil legal assistance and education.

Who We Serve

  • Allen Parish
  • Beauregard Parish
  • Calcasieu Parish
  • Cameron Parish
  • Jefferson Davis Parish
Income Guidelines

Exceptions may apply.

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Eligibility Restrictions

Applicant's income criteria based on Federal poverty guidelines, financial resources, the merits of the case and availability of resources to address the client's needs

Type of Help

This group provides the following types of services based on your legal needs and its resources:
  • Full Representation
  • Brief Advice or Service
  • Self-Help Materials
Emergency Instructions

What is an Emergency? An emergency exists if you've been served with court papers.

If you have an emergency, call us and explain the problem.

How to Get Help

You can contact this organization by:

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Phone Number
(337) 439-0377 or (877) 256-0639
9:00 - 5:00
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General Contact Information

Acadiana Legal Service Corporation (Lake Charles)
One Lakeshore Drive (map)
Suite 800
Lake Charles, LA 70629
Toll Free
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Last Review and Update: Feb 18, 2021

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