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

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

Public Records Information

The Twenty-Fourth Judicial District Court processes public records requests during regular business hours.

Requests for records in the custody of the Court must be made in writing to the following:

Michael T. O’Brien, Judicial Administrator
Twenty-Fourth Judicial District Court
Thomas F. Donelon Building Suite 2100
200 Derbigny Street
Gretna, Louisiana 70053

Requests for records in the custody of the Clerk of Court for Jefferson Parish must be sent to the following:

Frank Borne, Chief Deputy Clerk
Jefferson Parish Clerk of Court
P.O. Box 10
Gretna, Louisiana 70054-0010

Court staff must search, retrieve and review the specified records. The requestor will be informed of the status of the request within three days of receipt.


If an estimate of costs is requested, the requestor must specify that and copies will not be made until after the requestor provides written confirmation of the order. (See fee schedule below.) Upon receipt of applicable fees, public records will be copied and made available to the requestor. If a written confirmation or payment is not received within 10 business days after notification of the estimated fees, the requestor may be required to initiate a new request.

If the public record request specifies to only view the records public, no fee will be required if during normal business hours.  An appointment will be scheduled with the requestor at a convenient date and time for the Court and the requestor. Records in the custody of the Court will be made available for viewing at:

Twenty-Fourth Judicial District Court
Office of the Judicial Administrator
Thomas F. Donelon Building Suite 2100
200 Derbigny Street
Gretna, Louisiana 70053

Uniform Fee Schedule

Item Regular Fee

Copy, including records on reprinted computer reports, up to 8½ by 14 inches

$1.00 per one-sided page

$2.00 per two-sided copy

Copy, color, up to 8½ by 14 inches

$3 per one-sided page

$6 per two-sided copy

Postage & Handling

Actual cost

Surcharge for every 100 pages copied

Viewing records No charge during regular office hours (by Appointment)