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The Clerk of Court’s Civil Department offers support staff for the 22nd Judicial District Court and is responsible for the processing and record keeping for all Civil cases.

In this department, the public may:

  • File new suits and subsequent pleadings into existing suits
  • Receive estimated costs for civil filings
  • Process protective orders
  • Inquire about Jury Selection and Summons
  • Research and obtain copies of public Civil records, including court minutes for the following:
    • Civil & Domestic Suits
    • Successions
    • Tutorships

Cases sealed by the court or by operation of law are not available to the public.

Other Helpful Links:

22nd Judicial District Court

Louisiana Supreme Court

Louisiana Protective Order Registry

New e-File Instructions

Department Information

Customer Service (985) 809-8733

Civil Filing & Costs (985) 809-8776
Civil Pleadings may be e-filed in accordance with CCP Art. 253
Civil Pleadings may be faxed in accordance with La. R.S. 13:850, to (985) 809-8777

Jury Selection (985) 809-8736
Protective Orders (985) 809-8734
Civil Minute Clerks
Division A (985) 809-8763
Division B (985) 809-8764
Division C (985) 809-8765
Division D (985) 809-8766
Division E (985) 809-8767
Division F (985) 809-8768
Division H (985) 809-8770
Division I (985) 809-8771
Division J (985) 809-8772
Division K (985) 809-8773
Division L (985) 809-8774

Justice Center
701 N. Columbia Street, Covington, LA
Basement Level (Elevator C)


Status of Daily Civil Filings & Processing as of  06/21/2024*

Civil/Domestic Daily Filings

Currently entering pleadings filed on: 

Civil 06/17/2024 – 06/20/2024 RUSH
Domestic 06/20/2024
e-Filings 06/20/2024

Domestic Processing

Issuing Orders signed by the Court on:

Continuances 06/04/2024 – 06/19/2024
Rules 06/04/2024 – 06/19/2024
Judgments 06/04/2024 – 06/19/2024
Hearing Officer Orders 06/04/2024 – 06/17/2024

* DISCLAIMERThere may be instances where a filing was made on an above-referenced date and not entered or processed on that date. Please contact the Clerk of Court’s office for further assistance.

Please be aware there may be longer waiting periods in processing and clearing the work.  We appreciate your patience as we continue to serve the public.  Thank you.