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.*

Sine Pro Check-In App For Thomas F. Donelon Courthouse Entry

*Any party (criminal defendant, civil plaintiff, or civil defendant), attorney, witness, law enforcement officer, or visitor coming to the Thomas F. Donelon Courthouse shall use the Sine Pro app to check-in before entering the Courthouse to ensure observance of capacity limitations and six feet of social distancing throughout the courthouse.*

Please download the Sine Pro app below

Apple iPhone: Sine Pro
Android: Sine Pro

For more information on the Sine Pro App Check-In Process
Please see Order 2020-007-24th JDC COVID Phase II 2020-06-03
Pages 2 and 3 under section 4. B and C below

Order 2020-007 24th JDC COVID Phase II 2020-06-03

For more information during the COVID-19 pandemic and for Video Conferencing Information

Court Orders – COVID-19

The 24th Judicial District Court is actively monitoring local, state, and national authorities regarding the COVID-19 State of Emergency as declared by the governor and parish president. Please see the orders below

2020-013 Phase III COVID 19

Order 2020-015 Jury Trials

Order 2020-007 24th JDC Phase II 2020-06-03

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


IMPORTANT: Check the page setup option before printing, as some forms may need formatting. All forms downloaded MUST be presented on legal size paper (8½” x 14″) unless otherwise noted.

All forms must be submitted by mail or in person with the appropriate fees. See the web page regarding “FAX Filing” for information about faxing these forms. If you have any questions as to the filing of these forms, contact the appropriate docket area.

These forms are intended for use by qualified notaries or attorneys only. To locate forms which are not available here, consult the website of the Jefferson Parish Library. There you will find access to Louisiana Legal Forms website which has form and other legal resources.

Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA)




Non-Military Service



Domestic Relations

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

Domestic Self Help Desk

Juror Instructions

Hearing Officer