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

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