Civil & criminal trial court suspended

Published 6:14 pm Monday, March 16, 2020

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LAPLACE — In an order signed by Chief Judge Jasmine on Monday, all St. John the Baptist Parish civil and criminal trial court is suspended until March 30 except for hearings related to the following: civil protective orders, child in need of care proceedings, emergency child custody matters, proceedings for children removed from their home by an emergency court order, proceedings related to emergency interdictions and mental health orders, matters of public health related to this crisis and other emergency matters necessary to protect the health, safety, and liberty of individuals as determined by the court.

All jury trial through March 31 have been postponed.

The Court will reassess on March 30.

The Clerk of Court Office will remain open for normal business hours.