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From Chief Judge Charles Fitzgerald: 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:Interdiction
Client seeks legal representation in having her niece interdicted.  Client's niece is mentally disabled.  
I Want to Help


 
Case #2: Custody
Client would like to obtain joint custody of the minor child with the adverse being named the domiciliary parent and visitation rights granted to the client (Child reside with adverse).
I Want to Help


 
Case #3: Custody
Client would like sole custody of the minor child (child resides with client)  with supervised visitation rights granted to the adverse because of drug history and prior domestic violence.
I Want to Help


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 also like to obtain sole custody of the minor children.  Children resides with client.

I Want to Help
 
Case #5 Modification of Custody
Client seeks legal assistance with Modification of Custody/Visitation.  Child resides with adverse.  
I Want to Help