The information in this section is provided to help you access Louisiana laws pertaining stalking. In addition, links to legal resources are provided to help you find the answers to your questions about the justice system, Louisiana laws, and your rights as a victim.
IMPORTANT DISCLAIMER: The Office of Violence Prevention & Support Services does not provide legal advice, and nothing on this site constitutes legal advice. However, we can assist survivors in accessing legal services.
Louisiana law on stalking and stalking related offenses:
If you are a Tulane student and believe or suspect you may be a victim of stalking, you can contact any of the service providers listed in the resources section or the Tulane Office of Violence Prevention & Support Services (504) 314-2161 to discuss your situation, and determine if you would like to pursue a criminal justice remedy. The Tulane Office of Violence Prevention and Support Services provides services to Tulane students, while the providers below serve the larger community.
The LDAA is committed to helping victims of crime receive all the services provided by the law.
New Orleans Family Justice Center
Orleans Parish District Attorney’s Office
Project SAVE provides free, emergency legal representation to survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking in Orleans Parish. Staff attorneys help with legal orders to keep survivors safe and to protect their legal rights. Legal services may include temporary restraining and protection orders, temporary child support, custody, and use of property.
The National Crime Victim Bar Association, an affiliate of the National Center for Victims of Crime, provides a variety of free legal advocacy services.
The United States Attorney’s Office – Eastern District of Louisiana
Tulane University Police Department – Uptown Campus
TUPD Victim’s Resources: (504) 865-5381
Includes information on staying safe, knowing the laws, preparing for court, where to find help, how to help others, and how to choose a lawyer. Also includes Louisiana state statutes.
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