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ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - Getting ready for court can be expensive and stressful but now local attorneys are volunteering their time to help you out.

As part of the Central Louisiana Pro Bono Project, the Self-Help Resource Center at the Rapides Parish Courthouse is open.

The program pairs volunteer attorneys with clients who choose to represent themselves or with those who need a little legal advice. 

"Part of our profession in terms of giving back to our community and to people of the state is to provide pro-bono work and that's what these lawyers are doing today," said Judge Harry Randow.

for more information on the Self-Help Resource Center and the Pro Bono Project visit www.9thjdcselfhelp.com.
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