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Legal Resources for the Public on the COVID-19/Coronavirus Pandemic

Many deadlines related to driver's licenses, vehicle registrations, and more driver and vehicle issues have been extended or suspended. You can read the full list under the Governor's Executive Orders from March 16 and from April 2.

Information about the extension or suspension of deadlines can be found in the March 16 order in Section 7 on page 3.

Information about the extension or suspension of deadlines can be found in the April 2 order in Section 5D, 5E, and 5F on pages 6-8.

Contact the Louisiana Office of Motor Vehicles for more information.

Get More Help

If you are low-income and need legal representation related to a COVID-19/coronavirus pandemic issue, Acadiana Legal Service Corporation and Southeast Louisiana Legal Services provide free legal assistance to those that qualify. Please do not visit legal service providers in person during this time. Due to the virus, all organizations are encouraging people to contact them over the telephone, or by applying for services online.

If you are looking for general legal resources (not specifically about the pandemic) for self-represented litigants and people in court without an attorney, including referrals to free and low-cost legal representation, please check out the Law Library's online guide.

The Law Library hopes you are staying safe and if you need further assistance, don't hesitate to call us at 504-310-2400 or email us at Though we are not physically in the library, we are still answering reference questions via phone and email quickly!