Baton Rouge is home to both LSU and Southern University, so it should be no surprise that this city bustles with Louisiana’s southern youth culture. You’d be hard pressed to find a move lively scene for foodies or music lovers than “Red Stick.” Louisiana’s legal system is uniquely based on the French and Spanish civil codes, as opposed to English common law like the other 49 states. Locating the correct legal resources is a difficult task for anyone, so FindLaw has compiled local information about courthouses, legal aid groups, and what to do if you are involved in either a car accident or DUI.
Baton Rouge is a large city serving a diverse population. Naturally, there are quite a few courthouses. Find valuable information about the Baton Rouge judicial system such as a list of state and federal courts, addresses, maps, and more.
You don't have to be a descendant of French nobility to get legal advice in Baton Rouge. If you live East Baton Rouge Parish, there are several free or low-cost legal providers in your area. Income limits may apply. Read on to learn more.
Drinking and driving is always a bad idea. A Baton Rouge DWI conviction can have lasting consequences on your life, your job, and your wallet. But if you are facing alcohol and/or drug-related driving charges in the “Red Stick,” this article will give you a general idea of what to expect from the initial arrest to license reinstatement.
At any moment you could be in a Baton Rouge car accident. Whether you've had a nasty fender bender on your way to the Enchanted Doll Museum, or were a passenger on a motorcycle that accidentally drove into a swamp, you are probably seeking legal information. Here's some information on personal injury law in Louisiana.