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 2017 Court Closure Orders

 

NEW COURT CLOSURE ORDERS AND INFORMATION:

 


COURT CLOSURE ORDER:

 


PLEASE NOTE: Due to loss of power at the Supreme Court building, the Louisiana Supreme Court closed at noon on Friday, December 1, 2017. Filings which were due Friday, December 1 will be considered timely if filed on Monday, December 4, 2017.  Please note items may still be filed electronically for registered users.

 


PLEASE NOTE: The Supreme Court of Louisiana and Law Library of Louisiana will be closed on Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24, 2017, and will re-open on Monday, November 27, 2017.


PLEASE NOTE: The Louisiana Supreme Court and Law Library of Louisiana will be closed on Friday, November 10, 2017 in observance of Veterans Day.

 


 

COURT CLOSURE ORDER AND INFORMATION

  • 19TH JDC COURT CLOSURE ORDER - The Nineteenth Judicial District Court for the Parish of East Baton Rouge shall be closed on Monday, October 23, 2017.

 


COURT CLOSURE ORDERS AND INFORMATION

  • Louisiana Supreme Court - The Louisiana Supreme Court will close on Friday, October 6, 2017 at 3 p.m.
  • 34TH JDC COURT CLOSURE ORDER - (Monday, October 9, 2017)

 


COURT CLOSURE ORDER:

  • 30TH JDC - 2:00 PM on Thursday, October 5, 2017

 


COURT CLOSURE ORDERS AND INFORMATION

  • LOUISIANA SUPREME COURT - Due to inclement weather, the threat of flooding, and the request of the Mayor for residents to stay home Tuesday, Chief Justice Bernette Joshua Johnson has approved the closure of the court Tuesday, August 29, 2017. Filings which are due on Tuesday will be considered timely if filed on Wednesday, August 30, 2017.

  • 3RD CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEAL - (Monday, August 28 and Tuesday, August 29, 2017)
  • 3RD CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEAL - (Wednesday, August 30, 2017)

  • 4TH CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEAL - COURT CLOSURE - Due to the expected inclement weather and its potential effects, the Court of Appeal, Fourth Circuit will be closed on Tuesday, August 29, 2017. If a filing is due to the Court on August 29, 2017, it will be considered timely filed if filed on Wednesday, August 30, 2017. In case of an emergency or exigent circumstance, please contact the Clerk of Court, Justin I. Woods at (504) 421 - 8522.

  • 10TH JDC and NATCHITOCHES PARISH CLERK'S OFFICE - (Wednesday, August 30, 2017)
  • 10TH JDC and NATCHITOCHES PARISH CLERK'S OFFICE - (Thursday, August 31, 2017)

  • SABINE PARISH CLERK OF COURT'S OFFICE - The Sabine Parish Clerk's Office is closed due to flooding from Hurricane Harvey. The office will be closing this morning for the day, on August 30, 2017 (Wednesday).
  • SABINE PARISH CLERK OF COURT'S OFFICE - The Sabine Parish Clerk's Office will open at 10 AM on Thursday, August 31.

  • LAKE CHARLES CITY COURT - (Monday, August 28, 2017)
  • LAKE CHARLES CITY COURT - (Tuesday, August 29, 2017)
  • LAKE CHARLES CITY COURT - (Wednesday, August 30, 2017)

  • 14TH JDC - The 14th JDC and Calcasieu Parish Clerk of Court’s offices will be closed Monday, August 28, 2017, Tuesday, August 29, 2017, and Wednesday, August 30, 2017.

  • 15TH JDC - VERMILION PARISH COURTHOUSE - (12 noon Monday, August 28; Tuesday, August 29, 2017)
  • 15TH JDC - VERMILION PARISH COURTHOUSE - (Wednesday, August 30, 2017)
  • 15TH JDC - ACADIA AND LAFAYETTE PARISH COURTHOUSES - (2 pm Monday, August 28; Tuesday, August 29, 2017)
  • 15TH JDC - ACADIA AND LAFAYETTE PARISH COURTHOUSES - (Wednesday, August 30, 2017)
  • 17TH JDC - (12 noon, Tuesday, August 29, 2017)
  • 17TH JDC - The 17th JDC, Clerk of Court and Thibodaux City Court are all closed on Wednesday 8-30-17.
  • THIBODAUX CITY COURT - The 17th JDC, Clerk of Court and Thibodaux City Court are all closed on Wednesday 8-30-17.
  • PLEASE NOTE: All divisions of the 17th JDC, the Clerk of Court's offices and Thibodaux City Court will resume normal operations at 8:30 am on Thursday, August 31, 2017.
  • 32ND JDC (Terrebonne Parish) - Due to severe street flooding, the 32nd JDC will be closed Tuesday, August 29, 2017
  • HOUMA CITY COURT - Due to severe street flooding, Houma City Court will be closed Tuesday, August 29, 2017
  • 35TH JDC - (3:00-4:30 pm, Wednesday, August 30, 2017)
  • 36TH JDC - (11:00 am, Wednesday, August 30, 2017)
  • ORLEANS MUNICIPAL AND TRAFFIC COURT - Municipal and Traffic Court of New Orleans will be closed Tuesday August 29, 2017 due to the rain and possible flooding from Hurricane Harvey.

 

  • 36TH JDC - (Thursday, August 31 and Friday, September 1, 2017) *Please also note that once the 36th JDC re-opens in the new location, the physical address will be 200 West Second Street, DeRidder, Louisiana 70634-4022.

 


CLERK OF COURT'S OFFICE CLOSURE ORDER

 


COURT CLOSURE ORDERS AND INFORMATION

ORLEANS PARISH JUVENILE COURT (Friday, 8/11/17)

 

Louisiana Supreme Court Closure - Out of an abundance of caution due to the expected inclement weather conditions, the Louisiana Supreme Court will close at 2:00 pm today (8/10/2017). Filings which are due today will be considered timely if filed on Friday (8/11/2017). Please note items may still be filed electronically for registered users.  Further information on closure updates will be posted as necessary.  Please also note that the Law Library of Louisiana will close at 2:00 pm today (8/10/2017).

 

4th Circuit Court of Appeal Closure - Out of an abundance of caution due to the expected inclement weather conditions, the 4th Circuit Court of Appeal will close at 2:00 pm today (8/10/2017). Filings which are due today will be considered timely if filed on Friday (8/11/2017). Please note items may still be filed electronically for registered users.

 


 

 


COURT CLOSURE ORDERS AND INFORMATION

PLEASE NOTE: The Louisiana Supreme Court and Law Library of Louisiana will be closed on Monday, July 3 and Tuesday, July 4, 2017.

Family Court of East Baton Rouge (July 3 and 4)

 


COURT CLOSURE ORDERS AND INFORMATION

THURSDAY, JUNE 22, 2017

Additional Information:

  • The Louisiana Supreme Court and the Court of Appeal 4th Circuit will be open Thursday, June 22nd.
  • 17TH JDC - The 17th JDC is open on June 22, 2017.

 

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 21, 2017

  • LOUISIANA SUPREME COURT - Please note Louisiana Supreme Court offices will be closed on Wednesday, June 21, 2017.
  • 15TH JDC - Acadia, Lafayette and Vermilion Parish Courthouses shall be closed on Wednesday, June 21, 2017.
  • 16TH JDC - All Courthouses, Court offices, and Clerk of Court offices in St. Martin, Iberia, and St. Mary Parishes shall close Wednesday, June 21, 2017.
  • 24TH JDC - Please be advised that the 24th JDC will be closed on Wednesday, June 21.
  • 25TH JDC - The 25th JDC will be closed Wednesday June 21.
  • 38TH JDC - The Office of the Clerk of Court will be closed Wednesday, June 21.

Additional Information:

  • 17TH JDC - The Court and Clerk's office will be open on June 21, 2017.


 

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COURT CLOSURE ORDERS (January 2017)


  • Louisiana Supreme Court Closure - Due to inclement weather and the potential of road closures in the surrounding area, the Louisiana Supreme Court will close at 3:00pm today (1/6/2017). Filings which are due today will be considered timely if filed on Monday (1/9/2017).  Please note items may still be filed electronically for registered users.

 

Law Library of Louisiana Closure Information - The Library will be closing early at 3:00 PM, Friday, January 6, 2017. We will resume normal hours Monday, January 9, 2017.

 


 

 2016 Court Closure Orders

PLEASE NOTE:

Denham Springs City, Ward Two Court will resume full operation October 17, 2016 at its temporary location (pdf)

 

 

 2015 Court Closure Orders

 

 

 2014 Court Closure Orders

 

 

 2013 Court Closure Orders

 



 2012 Court Closure Orders

 

 

 2011 Court Closure Orders

 

Court Closure Order (October, 2011)


Court Closure Order


Court Closure Orders (February, 2011)

 

 2009 Court Closure Orders

Due to the potential for hazardous weather conditions, the 14th JDC District Judges and Calcasieu Clerk of Court’s offices will close Friday, Dec. 4th at 2:00 p.m. and re-open Monday, Dec. 7th at 8:30 a.m.

 

 

 2008 Court Closure Orders

 

 

 2005 Court Closure Orders

 

 

 

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