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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
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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.
The Clerk’s office will be closed on Thursday and Friday, November 25th – 26th, 2021, in observance of Thanksgiving. We will re-open to the public on Monday, November 29th, 2021. We look forward to serving you at that time. Please click here for the notice.
PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR THE SIGNED COURT ORDER IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that the 22nd Judicial District Court for the Parish of St. Tammany, Misdemeanor and Traffic Trial Week of November 2, 2021 through November 5, 2021, including all misdemeanor, traffic and Video court hearings with the jail by Zoom, are postponed for November 2,…
Update 9/2: The Justice Center will remain closed through Sunday, September 12th and will re-open on Monday, September 13th unless extended by further court order. Please click here for the most recent court order In addition, please find the threeÂ court orders below from the Louisiana Supreme Court: LASC Closure Order LASC Civil Order Prescription…
Monday, August 2nd, 2021, all Clerk of Court’s office’s will re-open to the public. Masks & social distancing will be required at both the Justice Center and the Towers Building in Slidell. Appointments will be required for Passport Applications, Personal Documents & the Slidell office. Personal Documents, Archives & The Slidell Clerks office will continue…
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, July 5th, 2021 in observance of Independence Day. The Clerk’s Office at the Slidell Towers building will resume its normal business hours on Tuesday, July 6th, 2021. Due to damage sustained…
Due to flooding and water damage, the St. Tammany Parish Clerk of Court’s office at the Covington Courthouse will be open to the public on a limited basis until August 2, 2021 unless extended by further order of this Court. Please click here for the court order.Â
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 closing at noon on Friday, June 18th, 2021 in observance of Juneteenth. The Clerk’s Office will resume its normal business hours on Monday, June 21st . We look forward to serving you at…
PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE TAMMANY PARISH CLERK OF COURT The St. Tammany Parish Clerk of Court will hereby conduct a public hearing on the Fiscal Year 2021-2022 General Fund budget in accordance with Louisiana Revised Statute 39:1305 to 39:1307, and all other State and Federal laws. This public hearing to adopt the budget will be held…
PUBLIC NOTICE – As required by State Law, R.S.1:55A(1), R.S 1:55 B(1)(a) and R.S.1:55E(1)(a)(i), the Clerk’s Office will be closed Monday, May 31st, 2021 in observance of Memorial Day. The Clerk’s Office will resume its normal business hours on Tuesday, June 1st, 2021. We look forward to serving you at that time.