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Hon. Darren Lombard
Second City Court Clerk

225 Morgan Street, Room 206
New Orleans, LA  70114
Phone:  (504) 407-0435
FAX:  (504) 366-2970

        Audrey Lee, Chief Deputy

          OFFICE HOURS

Monday through Friday
9:00 AM to 4:00PM

                     GENERAL INFORMATION

Second City Court's jurisdiction includes civil lawsuits with claims up to $25,000; small claims suits up to $5000; and evictions for residentail and commercial properties with rental fees within the jurisdictional limit of up to $3000 per month..


Filing fees are established by the Court sitting En Banc. Parties seeking to litigate without payment of these fees may do so applying to proceed In Forma Pauperis. The pauper form must be filled out and notoraized.


The Clerk's Office accepts filings through facsimile. In accordance with LSA-R.S. 13:850 the following must be received within five (5) days, exclusive of legal holidays, for the facsimile filing to have full force and effect:
  • (1) The original signed document
  • (2) All applicable filing fees must be enclosed with the original
  • (3) An additional $5.00 facsimile transmission fee must be enclosed for each document transmitted plus an additional $2.50 per page for transmissions in excess of (2) pages


Deputy Clerks are available by telephone to answer questions relative to cases filed in the Second City Court.
(504) 407-0435