The clerk of court accepts fax filing of any civil pleading pursuant to La. R.S. 13:2562.25 and the La. Code of Criminal Procedure Article 14.1. Note that a “receipt of transmission” must be transmitted by the clerk to the sender in order to complete the filing, and that the original pleading and appropriate fees must be received by the clerk of court within seven days (exclusive of legal holidays) of the transmission.
First Parish Court Civil Filings should be faxed to (504) 736-8970. Fax filings can be emailed to FaxFileCivilFPC@jpclerkofcourt.us. Emailed faxes must contain a single PDF attachment containing all pages for the filing. Other document types, including links to documents, cannot be accepted. If there is a problem transmitting to that number, fax to (504) 736-6253. Use the latter number only if there is a problem with the prior number.
First Parish Court Criminal & Traffic Filings should be faxed to (504) 736-6253 or email PDF to FPCCriminalFaxRecipients@jpclerkofcourt.us. If there is a problem transmitting to that number, fax to (504) 736-8970. Use the latter number only if there is a problem with the prior number.
***Pleadings and other documents intended for filing, or which must be entered into the record (ex. a request for or notice of continuance of a matter, notice of settlement of a case, etc.), must be faxed to the clerk of court, not to the judges or the judicial administrator.***