Can I file 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 seven (7) days of the fax filing, exclusive of legal holidays, for the facsimile filing to have full force and effect:
- The original signed document;
- The applicable filing
fee must be enclosed with the original;
- An additional $5 facsimile transmission fee must be enclosed with each original document transmitted.