Effective March 24, 2020 until further notice, the Jefferson Parish Clerk of Court’s office will be open to the public by appointment only during the hours of 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM.
For emergency civil filings outside of 9am to 2pm (i.e. 8:30 -9am AND 2-4:30 pm), call (504) 364-2987.
Those with pending CRIMINAL matters must report to the Division clerk on or before June 1, 2020 to obtain a new date.
Those with pending CIVIL matters must contact the Division clerk for further instructions on or after May 4, 2020.
We encourage attorneys to utilize e-filing, e-recording and fax filing to submit documents for filing and recording. Please refer to Louisiana Supreme Court order dated March 23, 2020 with regard to emergency filings, and limiting in-person filing of court pleadings.
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that in addition to e-filing documents through the JeffNet system, both civil and criminal documents may be filed by fax. Please refer to the fax filing phone numbers and email addresses provided on the Jefferson Parish Clerk of Court’s website specific to civil and criminal filings. Please also refer to the fax filing guidelines on the Clerk of Court’s website – https://www.jpclerkofcourt.us/courts/24th-judicial-district-court/fax-filing-guidelines. Should you have any technical difficulties or need further assistance with either e-filing or fax filing by email, you may contact ComputerLab@jpclerkofcourt.us or the Clerk of Court’s IT department by phone at (504) 364-2976.
If you have jury duty from March 16th through May 15th do not report.
Pursuant to Section 5 of Proclamation Number JBE 2020-30, all legal deadlines, including liberative prescription and peremptive periods, for proceedings in all courts, administrative agencies, and boards have been suspended until at least Monday, April 13, 2020. Click here to see the proclamation for additional information. Contact the court or agency specific to your concerns for further guidance.
24th Judicial District Court Emergency Operations
View 24th JDC Order
1st Parish Court Emergency Operations
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2nd Parish Court Emergency Operations
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Juvenile Court Emergency Operations
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Louisiana Supreme Court Orders
View Louisiana Supreme Court Order
View Louisiana Supreme Court Order – Filing Deadlines