Hon. Dale N.
Civil District Court Clerk
1340 Poydras Street, 4th Floor
New Orleans, LA 70112
Phone: (504) 407-0005
UCC Department: (504) 407-0073
FAX: (504) 592-9192
Richard Napoleon, Chief Deputy Clerk
The Office of the
Recorder of Mortgages is a public depository of documents that
provides service to the public and legal profession. The office
records all legal instruments in Orleans Parish (County) that affect
the transfer of real estate (immovable) and/or private or commercial
Recordation of original acts in Orleans Parish date to 1788. Most of
the 18th & 19th century records are written in French and Spanish. All
documents recorded before September 1987 are listed in card indices
and those recorded after that date are cataloged on computer.
The Uniform Commercial
Code (UCC) Department records financing statements as a notice of
security interest on movable property in Louisiana. The Orleans Parish UCC office accepts filings for every parish in Louisiana and from all
states. UCC documents are computerized from January 1, 1990 to the
present. Chattel Indices are available from 1985 - December 31, 1989.
The public may freely
research the records using the office's public computers and indices
during normal business hours. Fees are assessed for filings,
certificates, services, and copies.
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