Louisiana Law Help & Other Online Resources


Louisiana LawHelp provides online legal information and resources for a wide variety of legal issues, and includes “automated” forms for some areas.

Other Online Resources:

  • Children-related Resources:

  • Becoming an Adult Brochure - An online guide aimed at providing relevant legal information for children turning 18 in Louisiana. Click here to access an online version.

  • Louisiana Child Abuse Hotline - (855) 452-5437 or 1-855-4LA-KIDS.  Report child abuse to the Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services toll-free, 24 hours per day, 7 days a week. For more information about abuse and neglect, visit this webpage.

  • Court Interpreters

For more information about engaging court interpreters, please view the Attorney Reference Card here. It provides instructions, reference materials, and resources for using interpreters. For a list of certified and registered court interpretrs, please view the Louisiana Supreme Court's Office of Language Access page

  • Disabilities Assistance Network (DAN) 

The attorneys listed in this network have asked to be listed here and have indicated that they have experience in, or are willing to assist with one or more disability law issues. Click here to access the network.

  • Domestic Violence, Abuse, & Sexual Assault Resources: 

  • Louisiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence Hotline - (888) 411-1333.  The Louisiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence operates a free, confidential hotline 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. Call the hotline at (888) 411-1333 and read more at

  • Louisiana Appleseed's Protective Order video series - click here

  • National Sexual Assault Hotline - 1(800) 656-4673.  For more information about the hotline, you visit their website here

  • IFP Brochure

A civil litigant can request to proceed In Forma Pauperis (IFP) if they meet certain financial eligbility requirements. If an IFP request is granted, it allows a civil litigant to proceed without the pre-payment of court costs.For more information Click here

  • Law Library of Louisiana - (800) 820-3038

The Law Library of Louisiana provides the public with Resources for Self-Represented Litigants, legal forms, substantive law “libguides,” the Basics of Legal Researchreferrals to resources across the state, and other helpful information about coming to court. The also have a Guide to Free Online Legal ResourcesClick here to access the libguides. 

There are currently libguides on the following issues:

To access the guide for SRLs translated into Spanish, please click here.  For other resources available in Spanish, click here.

  • Louisiana 211- call 211!

Louisiana 211 is an easy to remember telephone number that connects callers to information about critical health and human services available in their community. You can also access help online.

  • Preparing to be a Witness Brochure - Download it here.

  • How to Get a Driver's License After Prison Video and Pamphlet
  • The provisional driver’s license allows people who were incarcerated for one year or more to obtain a temporary license, good for one year, despite the existence of certain blocks that would otherwise suspend driving privileges. Certain exceptions do apply and are outlined in the pamphlet. Please take a moment to view this instructional video to learn more. 

  • Representing Yourself in Court Brochure - Download it here.

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