Honorable Theresa A. Robichaux

Clerk of Court


The classes for Commissioner certification/re-certification originally set for September 15, 2020, have been rescheduled for:

Thursday, October 1, 2020 @ 2:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. at the Houma Municipal Auditorium, 880 Verrett St.

Also, as a reminder, the mandatory pre-election course of instruction for ALL Commissioners in Charge/Commissioners and new Commissioners currently set for October 28, 2020 at the Municipal Auditorium remains.  However, the times have changed to 2:00 p.m. (instead of 3:30 p.m.) and 6:00 p.m.

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Commencing September 14, 2020, payment by credit card over the phone will be accepted for payments on account, for copies, and other services.  We cannot accept credit card payments for marriage licenses, birth certificates, or passports.   Please call our office @ 985-868-5660 if you need further information.

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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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