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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: Divorce with NO children
Client seeks legal representation in connection with obtaining a divorce (no children) based on C.C. Article 103(1).  Check for merits for spousal support (interim and permanent)
I Want to Help


 
Case #2 Protective Order
Client seeks assistance at a protective order hearing on October 29, 2020.  Lafayette Parish.
I Want to Help



Case #3 Divorce with NO children
The client seeks legal representation in connection with obtaining a divorce (no children) based on C.C. Article 103(1). 
I Want to Help


 
Case #4 Modification of Custody
The client needs help with a modification of custody.  The child lives with the adverse. 
I Want to Help


 
 
Case #5 Protective Order
Client seeks assistance at a protective order hearing on November 5, 2020.  Lafayette Parish.
I Want to Help


 
Case #6: Custody
Client would like to be named as the domiciliary parent and physical custodial periods granted to the adverse. Childre reside with client.
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Case #7 Custody and Support
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). Additionally, client seeks assistance in obtaining child support for the support and maintenance of the minor child.  
I Want to Help
 

Case #8 Spousal support
Client seeks legal representation in connection with obtaining interim and final spousal support and seeks exclusive use ot the family home.  Client has a pending 103(1) divorce action which she will be handling herself.  
I Want to Help