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Domestic Violence And Abuse

This information covers issues related to and for people with domestic violence and abuse. This includes getting protective orders, enforcing them, understanding abuse, and getting resources and help if there is abuse.

Louisiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence

P. O. Box 77115 Baton Rouge, LA 70879


This group does not provide legal representation in court.

Social Security Numbers (SSA) for Domestic Violence Victims

Here is information from the Social Security Administration about getting a new Social Security number for victims of domestic violence.

Domestic Violence Legal Advocacy Project, Vernon Community Action Council

1307 S. Fifth Street Coopers, LA 71446


This group does not provide legal representation in court.

Housing Law Protections For Domestic Abuse Victims

Louisiana law provides certain protections from evictions based on incidents of domestic abuse. This discusses how tenants can claim protection from eviction based on domestic abuse and when a landlord can evict a tenant even though there has been an incident of domestic abuse on the leased premises.

About Restraining (Protective) Orders

This information covers the topic of restraining (i.e. protective) orders in Louisiana. This includes the options, process, and limitations of restraining orders. A person may get a restraining order to help address domestic violence or abuse.

Disaster Related Family and Education Issues

This covers issues that arise during or after a disaster within a family, like a divorce, guardianship, powers of attorney to take care of an adult, domestic violence, child custody including custody by mandate, and other issues.

Fault-Based Divorce in Louisiana

Fault-based divorce in Louisiana is based on Louisiana Civil Code article 103. This article discusses divorces on the grounds that a spouse committed adultery, or domestic violence, or has been convicted of a felony and sentenced to death or imprisonment at hard labor.

Understanding a Violent Felony Charge

This guide provides basic information to help you determine if your felony charge is a crime of violence, also called a violent felony.

What is Emergency Ex Parte Custody?

In some cases, there may be a need for a court order relating to child custody before the other parent or party can be heard before the Court. A custody order entered before the other party has an opportunity to respond is called "ex parte," and they are available in limited, usually emergency, circumstances.

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