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 TERREBONNE PARISH CLERK OF COURT

Honorable Theresa A. Robichaux

Clerk of Court

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IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS (Please scroll down for ALL announcements)

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*Due to the re-rescheduling of the disinfecting of the courthouse, our office will close at 3:00 p.m. on every Friday beginning this Friday, June 26, and continuing until further notice. This includes all off-site locations also. Our hours on Monday through Thursday remain the same at 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.

The Friday disinfecting schedule could change at the last minute. If this should happen our office will remain open until 4:30 p.m.

If you need to come into the Clerk’s office on a Friday afternoon after 3:00 p.m., please call first to make sure we are open.

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*Our office will continue to issue marriage licenses and birth certificates by appointment only Monday thru Friday.  Please call 985-873-8376 for more information or to make an appointment.

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*Our office can no longer accept appointments for passport applications effective March 18, 2020.  Once we have been notified that we can resume issuance, that information will be posted to this site. You can go to www.travel.state.gov for more information.

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*All jurors who have been notified to appear for the week of July 13, 2020 through July 17, 2020, in Division "A" ONLY, are dismissed from jury service.

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We appreciate your cooperation and patience during this time!

 

Recording Department

The Recording Department is located on the first floor of the Clerk of Court’s Office.

Phone: 985-868-5660

Fax: 985-868-5143

PLEASE CLICK ON THE "FEES" LINK BELOW FOR THE NEW RECORDING FEES EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2016


Supervisor: Christine LeCompte


The Recording Department is responsible for the filing of Conveyance, Mortgage and various other miscellaneous documents in Terrebonne Parish.  At the time a document is presented to a recording clerk, it is checked for accuracy, given an entry number with book and page number and the date, hour and minute of filing.  They are then recorded and scanned into the Clerk’s computer system, after which they become immediately available to the public for viewing.


The documents are then given to the Mortgage Department for processing and the Indexing Department for Indexing.  At time of indexing, the documents are again reviewed and checked for errors.  The original documents are then sent to Map Department for bindi


Unlike most other states, original documents sent to the Clerk of the District Court and Official Recorder are not returned to the sender.   The filing party may obtain certified copies of the original documents with the Clerk’s endorsement at the time of filing from the Recording Department.   After filing, the copies may be obtained from the Copy Department.


The Recording Department also files, free of charge, Oaths of Office of Notaries, Sheriff’s Deputies, Deputy Clerks of Court and other parish officials, as well as military discharge forms.


The Recording Department also oversees all direct billing for open accounts for recording, as well as the Mortgage, Copy and Map Departments.

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