Parish President Hotard Brings Hurricane Ida Free Legal Services to St. John

Published 12:43 pm Friday, November 12, 2021

St. John the Baptist Parish – Parish President Hotard announces partnership with Southeast Louisiana Legal Services to provide free Hurricane Ida disaster legal assistance to residents impacted by Hurricane Ida in St. John the Baptist Parish.

Hurricane Ida Disaster Legal Assistance is available by appointment every Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the legal clinic located at 1811 W. Airline Hwy in LaPlace. St. John the Baptist Parish residents seeking disaster-related legal assistance can contact Southeast Legal Services at 225-448-0080 ext. 336 to schedule an appointment. Please leave a message with your name and phone number if there is no answer, and someone will call you back.

“Being personally impacted by Hurricane Ida, I fully understand the challenge many of our residents are facing as they navigate through these complex issues.” said Parish President Hotard. “This free service will provide help with FEMA claims and appeals, successions, wills, power of attorney, contractor disputes, insurance claims, family law problems, benefits, foreclosures, landlord-tenant problems, notarizations, and other disaster-related issues to better assist residents with recovery.”

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