Southeast Louisiana Legal Services, Corp. (SLLS) is partially funded by Legal Services Corporation. As a condition of the funding it receives from the Société des services juridiques, it is prohibited from engaging in certain activities throughout its legal work, including work supported by other sources of funding. SLLS may not spend funds on activities prohibited by the Legal Services Corp Act, 42 U.S.C. 1996 et seq. or prohibited by Public Act 104-134. Public Law 104-134-504(d) requires that all funders of programs funded by the Société des services juridiques be notified of these restrictions. For a copy of these laws or for other information or clarification, please send your correspondence to the above address. If you need legal help, please see the “Do you need help?” section below. SLLS is a not-for-profit law firm that has been serving low-income community residents since 1979. SLLS provides free services to eligible individuals through its employees and pro bono lawyers. SLLS works with community groups and social services to provide up-to-date information on legal issues affecting the poor in Louisiana.
SLLS also works with other legal advocacy organizations across the state and nationwide in litigation and educational efforts to protect the legal rights of the poor and improve their lives. The Harvey office of SLLS handles cases in St. Charles and Jefferson parishes. Southeast Louisiana Legal Services has offices in Baton Rouge, Covington, Hammond, Harvey, Houma and New Orleans. SLLS` six offices provide civil legal assistance to low-income people in an area of 22 parishes. Check www.slls.org to find the SLLS office that serves your parish. Southeast Louisiana Legal Services Corporation provides free legal aid for most civil law matters, including family, domestic violence, landlords, food stamps, welfare, health, disability benefits, bankruptcy, consumerism, labor, and tax matters. SLLS does not handle criminal, prison or assault cases. Calls for Proposals – Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Advisor Quick Overview Southeast Louisiana Legal Services (SLLS) is looking for Whatever challenges our communities face, we work every day to improve access to justice and help vulnerable people overcome life`s legal barriers. We are experienced and skilled in what we do and we value our customers to the fullest. We offer wills, property transfers, divorces, custody, waivers, mobile notary, deletions, small inheritances, credit repairs and paralegal services.
We have been in business since 1999. By the grace of God, we continue to satisfy our customers. Our prices are reasonable and we cater to the needs of middle and low income customers who cannot afford the high costs of today`s society. Southeast Louisiana Legal Services (SLLS) fights for fairness for vulnerable people. We provide free civil legal assistance to low-income individuals in six offices in 22 communities in southeast Louisiana. Our six offices are located in Baton Rouge, Covington, Gretna, Hammond, Houma and New Orleans. Every day, we: The information provided in this article does not constitute and is not intended to constitute legal advice. All the information available about the company started after I had an accident in 1999 and went to a lawyer for help, but instead they tried to scam me.
I decided to go to paralegal school and defend myself in case it happened again. I completed my paralegal studies in 2003, then went to notary courses and passed the exam the first time. Then God made me think about helping others who can`t afford a lawyer. To request legal assistance, see the online application below. Start the app To get help from one of our offices, please click on one of the buttons below. Help us give a voice to low-income people by joining our work to improve access to justice. Get started today by making a donation or volunteering at one of our offices. You can lose important rights by waiting too long for help. If you have an emergency, such as a hearing or appeal deadline, call our nearest office and declare your emergency. If you have an emergency and cannot reach us by phone, go to the nearest program office with all the documents about your problem. SLLS COVID-19 Helpline and Disaster Legal Assistance: 1-844-244-7871 What is an emergency? This is an emergency if you have received court documents, have a court or trial date, or are a victim of domestic violence. Helping people overcome life`s legal hurdles for over 50 years We work with clients from all walks of life, regardless of race, colour or creed, we do not discriminate.
We are all children of God, so let us gather and help each other, together we stand !!! We are pleased to present the 2021 Annual Report of Southeast Louisiana Legal Services (SLLS). Each year, we reflect exceptions up to 187.5% of the poverty line. The Biden administration has announced a three-part plan to help those with federal student loan debt. What`s next? Extended Pause Your donation helps vulnerable people access justice to improve their lives. Click on the link below and make a difference today. Volunteering at SLLS gives you the opportunity to practice new skills while making a difference for those in need. Sign up here to receive updates about SLLS and issues impacting the people and communities we serve.