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From Chief Judge Charles Fitszgerald: Louisiana Access to Justice

Every day, the Lafayette Bar Foundation is taking cases for those in our area who cannot afford legal aid but are in need of representation for pressing civil matters. As an attorney looking to volunteer, you can now view all available cases in need of a pro bono attorney and decide where you can give your best assistance.


How to Accept One of the Cases Below

  • Step 1: Search through available pro bono matters below.
  • Step 2: Once you find a case you are willing to take, click the "I Want to Help" link below the case description.
  • Step 3: When an email is generated, fill out the form already provided within the body of the email.
  • Step 4: Send the email, which will be sent to the Pro Bono Coordinator, who will be in contact upon receipt of your email.
 
Case #1: Custody with courtdates

Client seeking assistance with a child custody matter. (parties are still married- recently separated about 3 weeks ago).  Adverse has filed for Exparte Custody (in proper persons) which was denied.

COURT DATES: 4-4-2019 @10:30  HOC
                           5-2-2019 @9:00    RULE

 

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Case #2: Custody and Support
Client would like to obtain custody of the minor child with the Client being named as domiciliary parent and visitation rights granted to the adverse.  (Child resides with client).  Additionally, client seeks assistance in obtaining child support and maintenance of the minor child.
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Case #3: Divorce (no children)
Client seeks legal representation in connection with obtaining a divorce (no children) based on C.C. Article 103(1).  Applicant wants her maiden name confirmed.  Domestic abuse in the past but client does NOT seek abuse injunction.
 
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Case #4: Divorce and Custody
Client seeks legal representation in connection with obtaining a divorce(with minor children) based on C.C. Article 103(1).  Client would like to obtain joint custody of the minor children with the Client being named as the domiciliary parent and reasonable visitation rights granted to the adverse (children reside with client).
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