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

The Attorney Lounge

DSC06665-smThe 24th has an attorney’s only lounge located on the 5th floor of the Thomas F. Donelon Building. In the attorney lounge there are various amenities: LCD TV, soft drink and snack machines, tables and chairs, telephones (local calls only), restrooms. If you subscribe to JeffNet, there are computers to access JeffNet. The lounge is equipped with wireless internet access, a copy machine and fax machine.


Members of the Jefferson Bar Association can obtain access cards through the JBA. If you are not a member of the Jefferson Bar Association, you can obtain a one day access card from the division you are appearing before.