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
You are the reason that we have been named a 2018 Top Workplace by Nola.com and the Times Picayune!
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 Criminal Department processes and maintains all Criminal case records, including Misdemeanor, Felony, Juvenile, Non-Support and Traffic violations. The Criminal Department also prepares all Civil & Criminal appeals.
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.
PUBLIC NOTICE – 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’s Office will be closed Monday, February 18th for the Presidents’ Day Holiday. The Clerk’s Office will resume its normal business hours on Tuesday, February 19th. We look forward to serving you at that time. However, there…
Join the St. Tammany Parish Clerk of Court as we donate for the Blood Center during this critical shortage, and receive a ‘Krewe of Champions’ t-shirt and box of chocolates, while supplies last! Wednesday, February 13th 10:00am-3:00pm Justice Center Parking Garage Elections Training Room – located on the corner of W. Jefferson & N. 26th…
PUBLIC NOTICE – 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’s Office will be closed Monday, January 21st for the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday. The Clerk’s Office will resume its normal business hours on Tuesday, January 22nd. We look forward to serving you at that time….
PUBLIC NOTICE – 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’s Office will be closed on the below dates, and will resume its normal business hours on the day following each holiday: Monday, December 24th – Christmas Eve Tuesday, December 25th – Christmas Day Monday, December 31st…
By: Bob Warren, Nola.com/The Times-Picayune Across Louisiana on Nov. 6, some voters leaving polling places noted a conspicuous absence: No “I Voted” stickers. It was a disappointment, the kind that could drive people to social media. And that’s where some folks went, taking to Twitter and Facebook to share their consternation over not having received…
By: Sara Pagones www.theadvocate.com The statewide shortage of “I voted” stickers that prompted plenty of grousing at the polls and on social media last month won’t be an issue in St. Tammany Parish on Saturday. Voters who show up to cast ballots for several runoff elections will get a red, white and blue sticker featuring…
The Clerk of Court’s office enjoyed an evening of food, friends, family, and fun at Benedict’s Plantation for their annual Holiday Party.Thank you to everyone who joined us to kick-off the Holiday season!
Saturday, November 24th – Saturday, December 1st 8:30am – 6:00pm Closed on Sunday Covington – 601 N. Jefferson Ave, Justice Center Parking Garage Slidell – 520 Old Spanish Trail, The Towers Building Mandeville – 21490 Koop Drive, Council Chambers Please contact the St. Tammany Parish Registrar of Voters at www.stprov.org for more information.
Congratulations to the 2018 graduates of the Council for a Better Louisiana‘s Leadership Louisiana program, including our own Clerk of Court, Melissa R. Henry. Melissa joins the 1,200 Leadership Louisiana alumni and business professionals who are working to make a difference in our great state!
Our deputy clerks really got in the spirit of Halloween, and even placed 1st, 2nd, & 3rd in the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Jack O’ Lantern Jamboree costume contest individual category. The annual Jack O’Lantern Jamboree raised over $900 this year for the Covington Food Bank and Samaritan center, not to mention a large donation…