Notice December 16th and 17th – 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: 504-581-4043
You can access Forms by selecting Forms on the left menu and scrolling to Domestic Self Help Desk for more information on a Live Event for Self Represented Litigants

Division D

Judge Scott U. Schlegel 364-3876
Administrative Assistant Elizabeth Memtsas 364-3877
Court Reporter Buffie Flair  364-3877

Law Clerk Marla Hamilton 364-3878
Criminal Clerk Reanna Turner 364-3879
Civil Clerk Kayla Palmer 364-3882
Bailiff Dep. Jon ‘Janice Stokes 364-3855
Fax Number 364-3418

Note: Area code is (504).

Thomas F. Donelon Courthouse
Gretna, LA 70053
Suite 2700

Please click on the link below to select a civil hearing date in Division D

                                                Civil Calendar

Civil Standing Order – Fax

Civil Standing Order – Video Conferences

Civil Standing Order – Fast Track

Order to Participate in Fast Track Docket

Notice of Encouragement