Court Appearance |
Civil Duty | Civil Trials
Criminal and DWI Trials |
Traffic Trials | Arraignments
All Other Trials
The main directory is located on the first floor in front of the
A mini directory is located next to the elevator doors on all
the other floors.
Auxiliary aids and/or services are available upon request.
Court Appearance Information (please read carefully)
If your court date is not today or you are here for
some other reason, report to the counter, Room 145 for
If your court date is today and you are not sure of
where you are supposed to go, Please read the following instructions.
Civil Duty (rules, motions, small claims trial, etc.)
Report to Courtroom 309, 3rd Floor.
If your case is assigned for trial today, report
to Courtroom 305, 3rd floor.
Criminal and DWI Trials
If your case is assigned for trial today, report to Courtroom
321, 3rd floor. Some Criminal Trials may be in Courtroom
338. See Baliff for assistance.
If your case is assigned for trial today, report to Courtroom 128 on
the 1st floor.
Serious Traffic Violations (report directly to the bailiff in
Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) and
Hit and run driving. Failure to report
an accident; false reports.
Driving under suspension or revocation.
Reckless driving or drag racing.
Fleeing to elude police officer.
All Other Traffic Violations
If you intend to plead not guilty, inform the court clerk at the counter, Room 145. The clerk will pull
your ticket and send it to the City Prosecutor who will speak with you
in the lobby outside of Courtroom 128 before court begins.
If you intend to plead guilty,
inform the court clerk at the counter, Room 145. You can pay your fine
at that time or make arrangements to pay it at a later date.
All criminal violations are scheduled for arraignment in Courtroom
Dear City Court User:
Baton Rouge City Court is committed to providing quality and
efficient services to those who utilize the judicial process at its
facility. The Court is most interested in improving any aspect of the
system. Therefore, we are interested in your recommendations,
suggestions, or observations in that effort. Those comments can be
mailed to me at P.O. Box 3438, Baton Rouge, LA 70821 or e-mailed to
Elzie Alford, Jr, Clerk/Judicial Administrator.