Federal Voting Rights Laws
The Voting Section enforces the civil provisions of the federal laws that protect the right to vote, including the Voting Rights Act, the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act, the National Voter Registration Act, the Help America Vote Act and the Civil Rights Acts.
Voter Disability Programs for Disabled, Senior Citizens, & Residents of Nursing Homes
Information about programs for voting rights from the LA Secretary of State for Disabled, Senior Citizens, & Residents of Nursing Homes
Judicial Commitment and Interdiction
This brochure describes commitment, interdiction and other means of handling a situation where a person cannot make decisions for him or herself. Judicial Commitment is the process by which an individual is ordered by a court to receive treatment in a specific facility or location. Interdiction is a process that deprives a person of some or all of their rights. This includes the right to vote, marry, decide where to live, what doctor to see, etc.
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Louisiana
1340 Poydras St. New Orleans, LA 70112
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.
Divorcing a Military or Imprisoned Spouse
This tells you what you need to know about divorcing a spouse that is in the military or prison.