COURT CLOSURE ORDER
NEW: Iberville Parish Courthouse (July 26, 2016 - August 5, 2016)
NEW: The Supreme Court’s Uniform Forms Committee for City & Parish Courts has completed a set of proposed forms for use by attorneys and/or self-represented parties in city and parish courts statewide. The proposed forms, which were created to assist litigants and are not mandatory, may be found here. These forms will appear on this website for a thirty-day public comment period beginning on July 12, 2016.
Interested parties who wish to comment on the proposed forms during the comment period may do so via electronic mail, facsimile, or U.S. Mail. Please direct all e-mails to email@example.com. Comments also may be faxed to 504-310-2606 or mailed to: Uniform Forms Committee for City & Parish Courts, Louisiana Supreme Court, 400 Royal Street, Suite 1190, New Orleans, LA 70130.
Once the comment period has expired, the Uniform Forms Committee for City & Parish Courts will review all comments, make any changes it deems appropriate, and then submit a final draft of all forms to the Louisiana Supreme Court for review and approval.
Honorable Roy M. Cascio, Chair
Uniform Forms Committee for City & Parish Courts
NEW: Updated Louisiana District Court Rules Now Online
Following a 30-day public comment period and Committee review of all comments received, the Louisiana Supreme Court approved the latest District Court Rules amendments on May 18, 2016 (effective date of these amendments: July 1, 2016). The latest version of the Rules may be found here.
Court Rules Committee
NEW: Chief Justice Bernette Joshua Johnson announced that the Louisiana Supreme Court recently approved substantive revisions to Supreme Court Rule XXIII, pertaining to the Judiciary Commission of Louisiana, to be effective on July 1, 2016
NEW: 2014-2015 State of Judicial Performance in Louisiana (interactive online document)
NEW! Justice at Work, the annual judicial performance report, is now available in a new, interactive format! The report includes detailed information about state courts at every level.
2015 ANNUAL REPORT and 2015 GUIDE TO LOUISIANA COURTS
2015 Louisiana Supreme Court Annual Report (pdf)
2015 Guide to Louisiana Courts (pdf)
Louisiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Bernette Joshua Johnson was one of five Louisiana State University (LSU) graduates to be inducted into the LSU Alumni Association Hall of Distinction
The Louisiana State Bar Association (LSBA) honored Chief Justice Bernette Joshua Johnson by announcing the establishment of an annual award in her name
Louisiana Supreme Court Associate Justice Jeannette Theriot Knoll announced her intention to retire at the end of this year after 34 years as a jurist
Chief Justice Bernette Joshua Johnson, on behalf of the Louisiana Supreme Court, recently signed an order establishing the Louisiana Access to Justice Commission (ATJ Commission)
Forms for Louisiana Clerks of Court
Louisiana Judicial College Court Cost Remittance Form (Form A) (Act 405 Form) (pdf) (Fillable PDF form)
EFFECTIVE AUGUST 1, 2016: Louisiana Judicial College 50 Cent Court Cost Remittance Form (Form A) Revised August 2016 (pdf) (Fillable PDF form)
Revised Monthly Civil Case Reporting Form (pdf) (Fillable PDF form)
Acts 403 & 404 Reporting Form - Civil Case Commitment Reporting for Submission to NICS
Acts 403 & 404 - Commitment - Restoration of Weapons Rights Reporting for Submission to NICS
Report of the Supreme Court of Louisiana to the Louisiana Legislature in Response to H.R. No. 156 of the 2014 Regular Legislative Session
Louisiana Court Interpreter Training Program Information & Registration
(Training/Testing Calendar- 2016)
The Louisiana Supreme Court has enacted Part G, Section 13 of this Court’s General Administrative Rules and Louisiana Civil Case Reporting Form for use in reporting on any case that “has been filed in state district court for damages arising from an offense or quasi-offense.”
Financial Rule for Judges, Justices of the Peace, and Judicial Candidates
List of Delinquent Filers (updated 07/07/16)
PLEASE NOTE: Please be advised that an e-mail is circulating purporting to be a Pretrial Notice for an appearance in “The Court of Louisiana.” Please be aware that this e-mail did not originate from the Louisiana Supreme Court. Additionally, please be aware that any attachment associated with this e-mail may contain a virus and those receiving an e-mail similar to the above should not open the attachment.
2013-C -2879 [PARENTS OF MINOR CHILD] v. GEORGE J. CHARLET, JR., DECEASED, CHARLET FUNERAL HOME, INC., [THE PRIEST], AND THE ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH OF THE DIOCESE OF BATON ROUGE (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)
WEIMER, J., recused.
HUGHES, J., concurs and assigns reasons.
Supreme Court Report in Response to HCR 143
Notice of Public Hearing - HCR 143 Committee - January 23, 2014 (pdf)
HCR 143 Meeting Notice - Presentation (pdf)