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The Clerk of Court/Judicial Administrator for the Baton Rouge City Court is Elzie Alford, Jr. Elzie may be reached at 225-389-5279 and "Press 9" or Email Elzie Alford, Jr.
Baton Rouge City Court is made up of 5 judicial divisions, A-E They serve a term of 6 years. Listed below are the judges:
Each judge is on duty for one week at a time. Please refer to our Duty Court Schedule page for assigned duty weeks. The duty judge is on duty from 8 a.m. on the Monday beginning his/her week of duty until 8 a.m. the Monday ending his/her week of duty.
You may submit a letter to the Clerk/Judicial Administrator of Baton Rouge City Court with your request to become an interpreter for the specific language you are interested in. State in your letter whether or not this is your native language. If you have certification in the language you are requesting to interpret for, you may provide copies of such with your letter.
If approved by the Clerk of Court, your name will be added to the interpreter list the court maintains for appointment purposes. You will be contacted on an, as needed basis and the frequency varies among the number of interpreters currently on the Court’s approved list for the language you have selected. The Court attempts to utilize the services of interpreters who are on the Louisiana Supreme Court registry, with preference given to interpreters with certified status.
Pursuant to the Court’s En Banc Order, the rate of pay if appointed by the Court as a sign language interpreter, is $80 per hour, with a minimum of two hours paid and, as a foreign language interpreter, is $70 per hour, with a minimum of one hour paid for any foreign language service provided.
No. The City Court Clerk’s office does not handle these matters. You can contact the East Baton Rouge Clerk of Court’s Office at 225-389-3950 for marriage licenses and birth certificates issued in EBR Parish. You can also contact the Office of Vital Statistics at 504-568-5152, or 504-568-8353, or toll free at 800-454-9570.
You can also obtain information and make an online request by visiting the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals website.
Baton Rouge City Court is located at:
233 Saint Louis StreetBaton Rouge, LA
We are located downtown, directly across the street from the Baton Rouge River Center and Governmental Building. Our building has a fountain in the front. From I-110, exit LA 73/Government Street, exit number 1A - go west on Government Street toward the Mississippi River and the Baton Rouge River Center, and turn right on Saint Louis Street.
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