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Courthouse Closures

The Lafayette Bar Association is actively reporting on updates/closures of all local courthouses due to impending weather conditions. It is our priority to keep you all informed of these updates. The Lafayette Bar will continue to update you on the status of local courthouses as new information becomes available through email communications, as well as our websiteFacebook and Instagram pages.

Lafayette Federal Courthouse
08-25-20
Wednesday, August 26, 2020: Lake Charles and Lafayette Divisions are closed.
Thursday, August 27, 2020: Lake Charles, Lafayette, Alexandria and Shreveport Divisions are closed.
Friday, August 28, 2020 TBD
 
15th JDC
08-27-20
The 15th JDC will be CLOSED Friday, August 28th.

08-25-20
The 15th JDC will be CLOSED Wednesday, August 26 & Thursday, August 27th, and will reopen on Friday, August 28th. Please click here to download the official court order.
 
16th JDC
08-25-20
The 16th JDC will be CLOSED Wednesday, August 26 & Thursday, August 27th, and will reopen on Friday, August 28th.
Court Order Closures New Iberia
Court Order Closures St. Mary Parish
Court Order Closures St. Martin

 
Lafayette City Court
08-24-2020
Normal court operations will be suspended until Friday, August 28, 2020. You can view the suspension of operations Order for the City Court of Lafayette and accompanying informational memo. The closure is in accordance with the declarations of emergency declared by Governor Edwards and Lafayette’s Mayor/President Guillory in reference to the severe weather approaching Louisiana.

Most traffic tickets, and some previously resolved criminal matters can be paid online by credit card (processing fee applies) by using the Court's website. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION WILL BE AVAILABLE ON WEBSITE: You can view information, including updates from the court or their case status by going to our website. If you have trouble getting to the website, type "City Court Lafayette Louisiana" and a link should appear on your search engine.
 
Lafayette Bar Association
08-25-20
The Lafayette Bar office will be closed Wednesday, August 26 & Thursday, August 27th, and will reopen on Friday, August 28th.

The Lafayette Bar will continue to update you on the status of local courthouses as new information becomes available through email communications, as well as our website, Facebook and Instagram pages.