COVID-19 Updates

*If you or anyone in your household are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, are currently positive for COVID-19, or are under a quarantine order or recommendation due to COVID-19, call the division prior to coming to court.*

For more information on Video Conferencing

Any member of the media or the public who wishes to hear/observe a remote proceeding may email their request to the Court in advance of the hearing. The person requesting access should provide their name, the hearing they wish to hear/observe, and their contact information. Every effort will be made to provide the requestor with information on how they may hear/observe the proceeding.

Domestic Self Help Desk – Self Represented Litigants
Hotline: 504-881-1171

You can access Forms by selecting Forms on the left menu and scrolling to Domestic Self Help Desk

Legal Referral Resources 2021 for more information on a Live Event for Self Represented Litigants

Court Rules

Available here are the Rules for Louisiana District Courts, Titles I, II and III and the Numbering Systems for Louisiana Family and Domestic Relations Courts and Juvenile Courts, Titles IV and V, as provided by the Louisiana Supreme Court web site. Local Rules relative to Titles IV and V have been placed in a table at the beginning of each Title.

Uniform District Court Rules

Local Rules (Appendices)

Rules for Louisiana District Courts

24JDC Harassment Free Workplace Policy

A few notes from the Supreme Court web site:
(Titles I, II, & III, without appendices; numbering system of Titles IV & V)
Ed. Note: the word “proposed” should be deleted in references to the numbering system of Titles IV & V.

Also available here are the Rules for the 24th JDC Domestic Early Intervention Triage Program, which were adopted May 25, 2005.

Rules for the 24th Domestic Early Intervention Triage Program

Questions regarding the Rules of the 24th Judicial District Court should be directed to the office of the Judicial Administrator at (504) 364-3990.