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.*

Jury Trial Order

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

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


June 7, 2021 – June 14, 202

Effective 8:01 a.m., Monday, June 7, 2021, through 8:00 a.m., Monday, June 14, 2021:

Criminal Commissioner Paul Schneider will assume the criminal duties of
signing search warrants and arrest warrants, setting of bonds, and of committing magistrate. (Cell:
818-8507 & Office: 504-364-3927)

Domestic Commissioner Ruben Bailey will assume domestic duties ONLY. (Cell: 818-8505 & Office: 504-364-3745)

All non-domestic civil matters will be forwarded electronically to the allotted division’s e-basket
for handling. Paper filings may not be walked-through.

This applies to the 24th Judicial District Court charges ONLY. Under the rules of Court the above
Judge/Commissioner should be contacted initially while serving for matters involving the District Court.

24th Judicial District Court
Judicial Administrator's Office

NOTE: NO calls for setting of bonds are to be made between 10:00 p.m. and 9:00 a.m. Refer all matters involving the First Parish Court, Second Parish Court and all city courts to the Parish Court or City Court Judges only.

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