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


Commissioner Ruben Bailey 364-3745
Administrative Assistant Leslie Trufant 364-3745
Minute Clerk Shane Savoie 364-3426
Court Reporter
Bailiff William Hoag

Note: Area code is (504).

1st Floor, Thomas Donelon Bldg.
Suite 1400
Gretna, LA 70053

Commissioner Paul H. Schneider 364-3927
Commissioner Patricia M. Joyce 364-3927
Secretary Callie Kerner 364-3927
Minute Clerk Debbie Morgan 365-3329
Minute Clerk Gina Victoriano 365-3329
Minute Clerk Leshawna Johnson 365-3390
Minute Clerk Yvonne Roper 365-3390
Minute Clerk Tommy Nichols 365-3385
Jail Clerk Shannon Chase 365-3385
Domestic Minute Clerk Monica Bazile 364-3436
Court Reporter
Bailiff Reyna Cennett
Fax Number 364-3973

Note: Area code is (504).

1st Floor, Thomas Donelon Bldg.
Suite 1500
Gretna, LA 70053