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.*

Mask Mandate

COVID UPDATE 2021-10-27

2021-006 Mask Mandate in common areas 2021-07-21

2021-007 Mask and Transport Order 2021-07-30

Jury Trial Order

20210517_JURY TRIALS

For more information during the COVID-19 pandemic and for Video Conferencing Information
www.courtonline.us

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. PublicAccess@24jdc.us

Domestic Self Help Desk – Self Represented Litigants
Hotline: 504-881-1171
Email: selfhelp@probono-no.org

You can access Forms by selecting Forms on the left menu and scrolling to Domestic Self Help Desk

Legal Referral Resources 2021
https://www.facebook.com/probono.no.org for more information on a Live Event for Self Represented Litigants

Magistrate

November 2021

Effective 8:01 a.m., Monday through 8:00 a.m. the following Monday, the following Commissioners will be on duty:

November 1, 2021 All Saints Day Holiday

November 11, 2021 Veterans Day Holiday 

November 24, 25 and 26, 2021 Thanksgiving Holiday

   November 1, 2021, 8:01am through November 8, 2021, 8:00am Domestic and Criminal Commissioner Patricia M. Joyce

   November 8, 2021, 8:01am through November 15, 2021, 8:00am Criminal Commissioner Paul Schneider – November 8 – 11    Criminal Commissioner Patricia M. Joyce – November 12 – 15 8:00am /   Domestic Commissioner Ruben Bailey

   November 15, 2021, 8:01am through November 22, 2021, 8:00am Domestic and Criminal Commissioner Patricia M. Joyce

   November 22, 2021, 8:01am through November 29, 2021, 8:00am   Criminal Commissioner Patricia M. Joyce – November 22 – 23 Criminal Commissioner Paul Schneider – November 24 – 29 8:00am  /   Domestic Commissioner Ruben Bailey

    November 29, 2021, 8:01am through December 6, 2021, 8:00am Criminal Commissioner Paul Schneider/Domestic         Commissioner Ruben Bailey

COMMISSIONER CONTACT INFORMATION:

Domestic and Criminal Commissioner Patricia M. Joyce will assume the criminal duties of signing
search warrants and arrest warrants, setting of bonds, and of committing magistrate AND domestic
duties. (Cell: 818-8508 & Office: 504-364-3927) – SEE ABOVE

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) – SEE ABOVE

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

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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