Honorable Theresa A. Robichaux

Clerk of Court



*Next week is the annual “Lawyers in Libraries” statewide week of service. Between October 21-26, people can receive limited legal advice from pro bono attorneys for civil matters at public libraries in 61 parishes across the state.  Click here for the list of parishes hosting the event.

*Early voting for the November 16, 2019 general election begins Saturday, November 2 through Saturday, November 9 (except Sunday, November 3) from 8:30 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. at the Registrar of Voters office on the 1st floor of the Government Tower building.

*On Election Day, November 16, polls will open at 7:00 a.m. and close at 8:00 p.m.

Civil Records Department

The Civil Department is divided into two sections:

Civil Records Department – maintains all Civil and Probate records.

Civil Processing Department - files all Civil Suits, including Probate (Succession) petitions, various pleadings and issues notices. This department also issue subpoenas for Civil trials and hearings. They also input the trials, rules, and all other hearings onto the Civil Court calendar.

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The Civil Records Department is located on the 1st floor of the Clerk of Court’s Office.

Phone: 985-868-5660

Fax: 985-868-5143

Supervisor: Wendy Chauvin


The duties of the Civil Records Department are as follows:


  • Maintains and controls all Civil and Probate records and assists customers by pulling these records for viewing.

  • Makes copies of documents from the records for customers.

  • Indexing of all Civil suits filed in the 32nd Judicial District.

  • Files in all Sheriff’s returns and prepares docketing for costs to Bookkeeping department.

  • Printing of the Civil Court calendar and pulling records for all Civil hearings and trials.

  • Filing of all returns from the Sheriff’s Office into the respective records.

  • Filing and indexing of all transcripts filed in Civil suits.

  • Perform names searches for a fee.

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