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Where to Find Help

UPDATED July 12, 2011

Courthouse Locations


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WomensLaw regrets that these resources have not been updated recently.  However, please note that the legal content on the Know the Laws section is updated annually and the rest of the website is also updated regularly.

Below is a list of courthouses where you can file for a protection order. (If you want to file for custody, divorce, or anything else, you may want to call the courthouse to make sure that the court we have listed is the proper courthouse.) At the courthouse, the clerk will provide you with the forms that you need to file. If you need assistance filling out the forms, the clerk may be able to give basic instructions, but the clerk usually cannot help you decide what information to write or give you any sort of advice.  You will also find links to online forms at our LA Download Court Forms page.  For further help, you may want to reach out to a local domestic violence program or a legal services organization.  You can find links to both types of organizations on our LA Where to Find Help page.


Acadia Parish

District Court
500 North Parkerson Ave
Crowley, LA 70526
Phone: (337) 788-8881
Fax: (337) 788-1048

Allen Parish

District Court
400 West Sixth Avenue
Oberlin, LA 70655
Phone: (337) 639-4351
Fax: (337) 639-2030 Fax

Ascension Parish

District Court
300 Houmas Street
Donaldsonville, LA 70346
Phone: (225) 473-9866
Fax: (225) 473-8641 Fax
Web: http://www.ascensionclerk.com/default.aspx


District Court
4809 LA Highway 1
P O Drawer 249
Napoleonville, LA 70390
Phone: (985) 369-6653
Fax: (985) 369-2032 Fax


District Court
312 North Main Street
P O Box 219
Marksville, LA 71351
Phone: (318) 253-7523
Assistance sometimes available from the DA’s office: 318-452-0084

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