COVID-19 Information
Concerning the Rapides Parish Clerk of Court Office




Dear Attorneys, Bankers, Realtors, and Customers,



We will move into Phase 1 of the Governor's Reopening Plan beginning Monday, May 18, 2020. In accordance with the Governor's Proclamation and the Rapides Parish Police Jury's Public Notice, there will be limited access to the courthouse. Starting Monday, May 18 2020 all services for the Rapides Parish Clerk of Court will be conducted on the first floor of our office. Click HERE for details about Phase 1. Additionally, click HERE for a checklist for Marriage License or click HERE for a checklist for Birth and Death Certificates. These checklist can help answer questions and ensure you have the proper and necessary information.

Previously posted information before Phase 1 can be reviewed below:

During these unprecedented times we are striving to continue to offer you the best service. So, in order to help reduce the spread of COVID-19 in our community, per Court Order (Click HERE), extended Court Order (Click HERE), Police Jury Public Notice (Click HERE), our office is "open" for calls, mail, and drop offs at the back doors of the Rapides Parish Courthouse from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Monday through Friday (excluding legal holidays) effective Monday, April 6 at 8:30 a.m.until further notice. Click here for more details. Click HERE for more details.

Sincerely,

Robin L. Hooter

Rapides Parish Clerk of Court




(See Update Above)
Dear Attorneys, Bankers, Realtors, and Customers,

During these unprecedented times we are striving to continue to offer you the best service. So, in order to help reduce the spread of COVID-19 in our community, per Court Order (Click HERE), our office is "open" for calls, mail, and drop offs at the back doors of the Rapides Parish Courthouse from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Monday through Friday (excluding legal holidays) effective Monday, April 6 at 8:30 a.m.until further notice. Click here for more details. Click HERE for more details.

Sincerely,

Robin L. Hooter

Rapides Parish Clerk of Court




(See Location Update Above)
Clerk of Court Office Availablility
Location Update effective 3/24/2020

The Clerk of Court Office is open. Access is available at the parking attendant booth under the parking garage, located near the corner of 8th and Johnston Streets. Rapides Parish Police Jury Press Release, Click Here.

Thank you.




(See Location Update Above)
Notice Regarding COVID-19

The Rapides Parish Clerk of Court's office is open, however all business will be conducted at the door and the public will not be allowed to enter the office. As announced previously, we have suspended issuing birth and death certificates. We are taking these steps in order to comply with Federal and State guidance to protect the health and safety of the public and our staff. We suggest you call to see if we can handle the matter over the phone or electronically. Many answers to questions can be found here on our website. You can also utilize our online service (details on our website). We are sorry for any inconvenience and we thank you for your understanding and patience during this time.

Thank you.




Vital Records - COVID-19

At this time the Rapides Parish Clerk of Court's Office will not be accepting in-person birth or death certificate requests.

You are advised to request copies from Vital Records in New Orleans. You may contact them by mail, online at www.louisiana.gov, or (504) 593-5100.

Thank you.




Court Order
Court Operations Under the Exigent
Circumstances Created by COVID-19
(CORONAVIRUS)

Click HERE to view the March 20, 2020 order.
Click HERE to view the March 16, 2020 order.