Jakki James, Chief Deputy
Monday through Friday
9:00 AM to 4:00PM.
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 (NON-REFUNDABLE)
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.