St Landry Clerk of Court
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Coronavirus Updates

Due to the present State of Emergency caused by the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, the following are changes to access the services provided by your Clerk of Court office.
 
  • COURT FILINGS are only accepted by mail, by FAX, or by placing them in a depository located in the Courthouse lobby.

  • RECORDINGS are accepted by depositing them in a receptacle located in the Courthouse lobby or by mailing them with the proper fee to P.O. Box 750, Opelousas, LA. 70571.  (Please refer to the recording fee schedule on the Clerk of Court Website).

  • RESEARCH in the recording department can be done at the Courthouse in Rm. 37 in the basement or preferably online by filling out the "DOCUNET" form on the website.

  • MARRIAGE LICENCES may be obtained by appointment only by calling 337-942-5606, Ext. 28.  No one will be admitted without an appointment.

  • BIRTH CERTIFICATES OR DEATH CERTIFICATES will not be issued by the Clerks office.  Call the Dept. of Vital Statistics at 504-593-5100 for info.

  • PROTECTIVE ORDERS are handled at the Courthouse.  The security guard will direct you to the proper office.  Information can be obtained by calling the Clerks office (337-942-5606 Ext 129).

  • OATHS OF OFFICE may be sworn before an attorney or Notary Public then mailed to the Clerks Office at P.O. Box 750 Opelousas, LA. 70571.

  • PASSPORTS will not be issued until further notice.

  • ELECTIONS The April 4,l 2020 Presidential Preference Election has been postponed to June 20, 2020.  The May 9, 2020 General Election has been postponed to July 25, 2020.

  • JUDGE'S OFFICES ARE CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC AT THIS TIME AND THE COURTHOUSE IS LIMITED TO 10 PEOPLE AT ONE TIME.  ALL CIVIL AND CRIMINAL TRIALS, HEARINGS AND COURT APPEARANCES ARE CANVELLED THROUGH APRIL 13, 2020 BY ORDER OF THE SUPREME COURT

Welcome to the St Landry Parish Clerk of Court

"My staff and I appreciate your visit and hope to be of assistance to you. My office is continuously updating and upgrading in order to better serve the public. If you need assistance, please feel free to contact us.

I’ve been able to assemble an outstanding staff of individuals who are intelligent, capable and friendly. We’ve implemented state-of-the-art technology and the staff is trained to maximize the efficiency of this technology.

I am proud to say that we are recognized as one of the most advanced clerk of court offices in the state of Louisiana, if not the nation.

Thank you again for visiting the St Landry Clerk of Court website and we look forward to serving you."

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