Jackson Parish Clerk of Court

Civil Department

The Civil Department receives, files, records and processes all claims between individuals and/or entities. This department also prepares the civil court docket and maintains the minutes of the Court.

  • Small Claims & Civil Suits
    An individual may file any money claim under the amount of $5,000 on the Small Claims Docket; all other claims are filed under the Civil Suits.
  • Probate
    These records include successions, interdictions and emancipations.
  • Adoptions
    Adoption records are not public.

Civil Department Fees

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