TRAFFIC TICKET AMNESTY PROGRAM – MAY 1, 2023 THROUGH OCTOBER 31, 2023 – Read the order for details
Support Enforcement pleadings may NOW be e-Filed.
NOTICE TO COUNSEL: All suits filed in the 22nd JDC as a result of Hurricane Ida must follow the procedures outlined in the Hurricane Ida Claims Orders that will be provided to the petitioner at the time of filing and defendant when service is made. Additional Court Costs will be collected as per R.S.13:4165(D) to compensate the Special Master.
My responsibility as your Clerk of Court is to efficiently maintain and preserve the official public records of St. Tammany Parish. Our goal is to combine technology and personal service to provide the best customer experience possible. The Clerk of Court’s office is a fee-for-service agency and does not receive taxpayer funds to operate. Thank you for allowing us to serve you.
Melissa R. Henry, Clerk of Court
Contact the Louisiana Legislative Auditor (LLA) Hotline if you suspect the misappropriation (theft), fraud, waste, or abuse of public funds by anyone. Information provided to the LLA Hotline may result in an investigation, audit, or other review. When providing information to the LLA Hotline, please include sufficient detail (describing who, what, when, where, why and how) to allow us to fully evaluate your information. Although we will consider anonymous information, providing us with your name and telephone number will allow us to contact you with any additional questions that we have. Your name and telephone number, as well as the status of complaints, are confidential.
The St. Tammany Parish Clerk of Court provides many services to the public.
Our most frequently visited departments are listed below:
The Archives Department preserves and maintains the rich history and genealogy of St. Tammany Parish, dating back to 1810.
The Civil Department processes and maintains all Civil case records, including Civil and Domestic suits, Adoptions, Commitments, Successions, and Tutorships. The Civil Department also processes all Civil & Criminal appeals.
The Criminal Department processes and maintains all Criminal case records, including Misdemeanor, Felony, Juvenile, Non-Support and Traffic violations.
The Clerk of Court is the chief elections officer for St. Tammany Parish and chairs the Board of Election Supervisors.
The Land Records Department maintains all documents recorded in the Mortgage and Conveyance records of St. Tammany Parish, including Acts of Sale, Mortgages, Property Settlements, Judgments of Possession, and Cancellations.
The St. Tammany Parish Clerk of Court’s office is an agent for the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs, and is able to process New Passport applications, provide Passport photos, and assist with Passport Renewals & Amendments.
The St. Tammany Parish Clerk of Court’s office is an agent for the Louisiana Vital Records Registry, and is able to process Marriage License applications, and provide copies of Birth Certificates/ Cards, and Death Certificates.
As we address the influx of Hurricane Ida lawsuit filings before the approaching August 29th deadline, we acknowledge a possible delay in our services due to the heightened workload. Our dedicated team is working diligently to manage the increased volume, but we apologize for any inconvenience this delay might cause. Your understanding and patience are…
As required by State Law, R.S. 1:55A(1), R.S. 1:55 B(1)(a) and R.S. 1:55 E(1)(a)(i), the Clerk of Courtâs Office will be closed on 4/7/23. We look forward to serving you on the next business day during regular business hours of 8:30amâ4:30pm.