THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE YOU COME TO COURT!

 

·  What payment methods do we accept for payment of fines, fees and court costs?
City Court accepts Cash, Money Orders, Visa, MasterCard, and Discover Card. NO PERSONAL CHECKS ARE ACCEPTED. A payment by mail postmarked AFTER your court appearance date must include an additional $150 fee. Credit card payments can also be made through the Denham Springs City Ward II Court website at www.dsclerkofcourt.org.

·  Can I bring my cell phone to court?
No Cell Phones are allowed in the building while Court is in session.

·  What do I wear to court?
APPROPRIATE ATTIRE REQUIRED No shorts, tank tops or mini dresses are allowed in the court room.

· Do I have to pay my fines the day I come to court?
You are expected to make a payment on your Fines and Court Cost the day you come to court. Failure to pay your fines timely will result in a warrant being issued for your arrest and your Driver’s License number will also be sent to the Department of Public Safety to be flagged for suspension.

·  Can the Clerk of Court personnel help me with answers to legal questions?
Any legal questions you wish answered prior to your appearance in court should be addressed to your attorney. Court and Clerks office personnel are prohibited by law and order of the court from giving legal advice.

· How do I request a foreign Language Interpreter or Deaf/Hearing Impaired Assistance?
Contact Deputy Clerk Megan Lay or Sarita Craig @ 225-665-5505

· Can I bring a purse, bag, briefcase or book sack to court?

        No bags of any kind are allowed in court or lobby when court is in session. Officer of the court excluded.

 

· What if I cannot find a sitter for my children?

        No children allowed in the court house lobby when court is in session unless, he/she is required to be here by the court for a court proceeding.

 


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The Denham Springs City Ward II Court  assumes no liability for the accuracy or completeness of any of the information contained on this web site. This information is provided as a public service for convenience purposes only. Reliance upon the accuracy or completeness of the information contained herein is at the user’s risk. Users are strongly encouraged to make every effort to verify the accuracy and/or completeness of the information before reliance thereon.

Announcements

Public Notice of Title VI Program Rights - Thursday, August 8, 2019

 

Public Notice of Title VI Program Rights

The Louisiana Supreme Court gives public notice of its’ policy to uphold and assure full compliance with the non-discrimination requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and related Nondiscrimination authorities.  Title VI and related Nondiscrimination authorities stipulate that no person in the United States of America shall on the grounds of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, income level or Limited English Proficiency be excluded from the participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.

Any person who desires more information regarding the Louisiana Supreme Court’s Title VI Program can contact its Title VI Coordinator, Kimberly Silas, at the address noted below.

Any person who believes they have, individually or as a member of any specific class of persons, been subjected to discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, income level or Limited English Proficiency has the right to file a formal complaint.  Any such complaint must be in writing and submitted within 180 days following the date of the alleged occurrence to:   

Louisiana Supreme Court

Kimberly Silas, Title VI Coordinator

1555 Poydras St., Ste. 1550

New Orleans, LA 70112

(504) 556-9804

ksilas@lasc.org