Filing of papers by facsimile transmission is allowed in 19th Judicial District Court in accordance with LAS R.S. 13:850.
The filing is deemed complete once the facsimile transmission is received in the Clerk's office and a receipt of the transmission has been transmitted to the sender by the Clerk's employee.
The original signed document, the filing fee if applicable, and the transmission fee of $5.00 should be received by the Clerk's office within five days, exclusive of legal holidays. In cases of non-compliance with these requirements, the facsimile filing shall have no force or effect.
Juvenile Suits are NOT accepted through fax filing or electronic filing. Adoptions of Minors and Juvenile Suits (Abandonment) MUST be filed in person in Room B-115 of the City Hall building.