Monday, July 6, 2020

The 5th Justice of the Peace Court is now open Monday through Friday 9 am-3 pm.

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, All individuals coming to court will be required to wear a mask or other face-covering in line with guidance from centers for Disease Control and Prevention. If you cannot obtain appropriate face-covering please contact the court at 504-736-8714 and arrangements may be made to provide a mask.

The court has taken measures to comply with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to protect litigants, however, if you have a medical condition that may prevent you from physically attending court, please contact the court prior to your hearing date and inform thus court of your condition(s). Alternate means of conducting your hearing may be available to protect your safety and allow court proceedings to go forward.

 

All eviction fillings are subject to the federally passed CARES ACT. Please see the links below to learn more about the CARES Act. Forms are also available on this website.
 

You can find more information on the CARES ACT from the links below:

Cares Act Eviction Guide

https://crsreports.congress.gov/product/pdf/IN/IN11320

https://slls.org/7668-2/