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From 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: Contract/Warranty issue
Client is seeking assistance for defects in the trailer and home installation work he purchased from Delta Home. 
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Case #2 103(1) Divorce and Custody
The client is seeking legal assistance with obtaining a divorce (with a minor child) based on C.C. Article 103(1). The client also wants her maiden name confirmed and joint custody of the child. Long Arm service is needed on the adverse.
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Case #3 103(5) Divorce and Custody
Client seeks representation in connection with obtaining a divorce (with a minor child) based on C. C. Article 103(5) with permanent injunctions against abuse as per LSA - R.S. 9:364. Client would also like to obtain custody of the minor child with client being named as domiciliary parent and specified visitation rights granted to the adverse. Child resides with client. 
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Case #4 Divorce, Custody, and Support
The client seeks legal representation in connection with obtaining a divorce (with a minor child) based on C.C. Article 103(1).  Client would also like to obtain joint custody of the minor child with the Client being named as the domiciliary parent and reasonable visitation rights granted to the adverse (child resides with client).  Client also seeks interim spousal support.
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Case #5 Divorce only
The client seeks legal representation in connection with obtaining a divorce (with a minor child) based on C.C. Article 103(1). Long arm service is needed.
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Case #6 Custody only
Client would like to obtain sole custody of the minor child with supervised visitation rights granted to the adverse because of adverse drug history.  (Child resides with client). 
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Case #7 Joint Custody 
Client seeks assistance with a joint custody case.  Client would like to be named domiciliary parent and physical custodial periods granted to the adverse (child reside with client). *Client is deaf
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Case #8 Divorce 
Client seeks legal representation in connection with obtaining a divorce (no children) based on C.C. Article 103(1).  Client wants her maiden name confirmed. 
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Case #9 IRS issue
Client needs assistance with an IRS tax issue.  Determine whether the client owes back taxes or was he exempt from paying them.
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