Find Legal Help

Understanding the law can be difficult. It is always in your best interest to find a licensed attorney to assist you with a legal matter. This page is designed to help you find an attorney in your area, and other services and resources that may be of assistance. Your options for representation may vary based on your type of legal issue, location, income, and other factors. To learn more about the resources below, check out the video included here on this page.

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Louisiana Civil Legal Navigator

If you are looking for online materials and assistance diagnosing your legal issue, the Louisiana Bar Foundation and Lagniappe Law Lab’s Civil Legal Navigator can help you. The Louisiana Civil Legal Navigator is a FREE online resource that provides customized legal information, local court forms, referrals to legal aid, and more for a limited number of civil legal topics. These topics include divorce, child custody, employment law, and private landlord-tenant law. To access this information, you will need to answer a few questions about yourself and your situation.

Visit the Louisiana Civil Legal Navigator

Find an Attorney

It is always in your best interest to speak with a licensed attorney about your legal issue. To search a directory of attorneys in Louisiana by name or location, or find a "referral program" for certain cities, click the button below.

Find an Attorney

Legal Aid & Pro Bono Organizations

You may be able to get help from a "legal aid" or "pro bono" organization in your area. If you meet specific financial eligibility requirements, and have a non-criminal legal issue, these organizations may provide legal help free of charge.

Legal Aid & Pro Bono Organizations

Modest Means Directory

The “Modest Means” directory provides a list of attorneys who charge reduced fees to people who meet certain income eligibility requirements.

Modest Means Directory is an online pro bono program that may be able to help you with civil legal issues if you cannot afford an attorney. If you meet specific financial eligibility requirements, are 18 years of age or older, not currently in jail or prison, and have a non-criminal legal issue, you can ask civil legal questions through the site that may be answered by volunteer attorneys. Click here to view a video on how to use the site.

Self-Help Services & Legal Forms

If you cannot afford an attorney, and legal aid services are unavailable, you may consider representing yourself in court. If you choose to represent yourself, it is important to learn about your legal issue and identify what resources may be available to help you. Click below for information about "self-help centers," court forms and research guides that may be available.

Self-Help & Legal Forms

Louisiana Law Help & Other Online Resources

Click here to view local and statewide services, including, and other online resources that can help you learn more about your legal issue and options.


Louisiana State Bar Association
601 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70130
(800) 421-LSBA(5722) / (504) 566-1600