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 2018 Court Closure Orders

COURT CLOSURE ORDERS AND INFORMATION:

  • LOUISIANA SUPREME COURT: Please note, the Court will be closed on Tuesday, November 6, 2018, for Election Day.
  • 14TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT (November 6, 2018)
  • EAST BATON ROUGE JUVENILE COURT: Please note, the Court will be closed on Tuesday, November 6, 2018, for Election Day.

 


COURT CLOSURE ORDER AND INFORMATION:

  • BATON ROUGE CITY COURTwill be closed beginning at 1:00 PM on Friday Oct. 19th due to the power outage throughout downtown Baton Rouge. Any pleadings that have a deadline to be filed by this date can be filed the next business day.

 


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COURT CLOSURE ORDERS AND INFORMATION:

  • 24TH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT: Due to a water main break and the lack of water pressure, the court will be closed October 1, 2018. For the latest information, please check http://www.24jdc.us.
  • 2ND PARISH COURT OF JEFFERSON (October 1, 2018.)
  • 5TH CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEAL: DUE TO AN UNEXPECTED BREAK IN A WATER MAIN IN THE AREA AND THE CONTINUED LACK OF WATER PRESSURE IN OUR BUILDING, IT IS NECESSARY FOR THE FIFTH CIRCUIT BUILDING TO REMAIN CLOSED THROUGH WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2018. THE COURT EFILING SYSTEM WILL BE FULLY OPERATIONAL 24/7 DURING THIS TIME PERIOD. ANY FILINGS WHICH ARE DUE DURING THIS TIME PERIOD WILL BE TIMELY ACCEPTED WHEN THE COURT REOPENS ON THURSDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2018. IF YOU NEED FURTHER INFORMATION OR TO FILE AN EMERGENCY WRIT APPLICATION, PLEASE CALL 504-264-4903.

 


 

COURT CLOSURE ORDERS AND OTHER INFORMATION:

  • LOUISIANA SUPREME COURT CLOSURE INFORMATION: Due to the approaching weather system, Tropical Storm Gordon, the Louisiana Supreme Court courthouse will be closed on Tuesday, September 4 and Wednesday, September 5, with a planned reopening on Thursday, September 6.  Any filings which are due Tuesday, September 4 or Wednesday, September 5 will be considered filed timely if filed on Thursday, September 6, 2018.  Cases scheduled for the September docket will be rescheduled on the October docket.

  • FOURTH CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEAL: Due to the hurricane type weather expected to hit the New Orleans Metropolitan area over the next two days, the Fourth Circuit and Supreme Court will be closed Tuesday, September 4th and Wednesday, September the 5th. The Fourth Circuit will reopen for court on Thursday, September 6th during normal hours. Oral Argument for Tuesday, September 4th and September 5th have been cancelled due to the inclement weather. If you need further assistance you can reach the Chief Deputy Clerk, JoAnn Veal at (504) 439-9975. For the latest information please check http://www.la4th.org/
  • FIFTH CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEAL: DUE TO TROPICAL STORM GORDON, THE FIFTH CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEAL WILL BE CLOSED EFFECTIVE AT 12 P.M. ON TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2018 AND WILL REMAIN CLOSED THROUGH WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2018. WE WILL REOPEN ON THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2018. ALL FILING DEADLINES THAT OCCUR DURING THIS TIME OF CLOSURE COULD BE EFILED HERE ON OUR ECOURT WEBSITE. IT IS AVAILABLE 24/7. FOR EMERGENCY INFORMATION, PLEASE CALL (504)264-4903. For the latest information please check http://www.fifthcircuit.org
  • 22nd JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT: The 22nd JDC as well as the Clerk of Court's office will close at 12pm noon on, September 4th. Updates to Wednesday status will be posted on Facebook and on www.sttammanyclerk.org.
  • 24th JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT (2:00 PM, September 4, 2018 - September 5, 2018)
  • 29th JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT: As a result of the state of emergency declared by the St. Charles Parish President due to the approaching tropical weather system, Tropical Storm Gordon, the 29th Judicial District Court and the office of the Clerk of Courtwill be closed on September 4, 2018. Any filings which are due on September 4th will be considered timely filed if filed when the courthouse reopens for regular business hours after the state of emergency for St Charles Parish is lifted. Cases scheduled on September 4th dockets will be rescheduled for a future date. For the latest information please check  http://www.stcharlesparish-la.gov/Home/Components/News/News/12272/.
  • ORLEANS CRIMINAL DISTRICT COURT: Per Chief Judge Landrum-Johnson, Due to an upgrade of the strom to possible hurricane strength at landfall, the mayor has decided to close all city offices tomorrow, Tuesday, September 4 and Wednesday, September 5. Thus Crimnial District Court will be closed tomorrow and Wednesday as well. For the latest information please check http://www.criminalcourt.org.
  • SLIDELL CITY COURT: In preparation for Tropical Storm Gordan’s potential impact on the community this week, Slidell City Court will begin its storm preparation the morning of Tues., Sep. 4. Depending on projections on Gordan’s landfall and local impact, it is possible the Court will suspend operations beginning tomorrow at noon and lasting until any weather emergency ends.  Individuals who have a Court hearing scheduled for this week who may be planning to evacuate because of the storm, should come to the Courthouse on TUESDAY, SEP. 4th between 8:30 a.m. and noon to reschedule their Court hearing for a later date. If you miss your court date, you will need to immediately report to the Courthouse after this weather emergency to avoid further penalty. For the latest information please check http://www.citycourtofslidell.com
  • ORLEANS PARISH JUVENILE COURT (September 4, 2018); ORLEANS PARISH JUVENILE COURT (September 5, 2018)
  • JEFFERSON PARISH JUVENILE COURT: Due to the incoming storm, Section C's afternoon docket will be closed on Tuesday, September 4th, 2018. The morning dockets will be held at the normal time for all Court Sections. For the latest information please check http://www.jpjc.org/.
  • 1st PARISH COURT OF JEFFERSON (2:00PM, September 4, 2018); 1st PARISH COURT OF JEFFERSON (September 5, 2018)
  • 2nd PARISH COURT OF JEFFERSON (2:00 PM, September 4, 2018); 2nd PARISH COURT OF JEFFERSON (September 5, 2018)

 


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Due to no operating Elevators in the building and concern for public safety the Orleans Parish Civil District Court will be closed, May 17, 2018 through May 18, 2018 and will re-open for normal business on Monday, May 21, 2018, this closure includes all CDC offices.  Please check with CDC for further information and updates.

 


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PLEASE NOTE: The Louisiana Supreme Court and the Law Library of Louisiana will be closed Monday, December 25 and Tuesday, December 26, 2017; and Monday, January 1 and Tuesday, January 2, 2018.

 

 2017 Court Closure Orders

 

 

 

 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)


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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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