Civil Fax Filing Information

Filing a Civil Action by Fax

The Clerk’s Office accepts civil filings through facsimile means. The number to the Civil Division to fax file a document is 225-389-5260. In accordance with L.R.S 13:850, the following is required to be forwarded to the Clerk’s Office within 7 days of the fax filing, exclusive of legal holidays, for the facsimile filing to have full force and effect:

  1. The original signed document
  2. The applicable filing fee must be enclosed with the original
  3. An additional $5 facsimile transmission fee must be enclosed with each original document transmitted