Louis J. Perret was elected Lafayette Parish Clerk of Court on November 20, 1999. He was elected in June 2000 by his fellow Clerks to serve as State Director for Louisiana to IACREOT (International Association of Clerks, Recorders, Election Officials and Treasurers). In March of 2001, Perret was elected to serve on the Board of Directors for the Louisiana Clerks of Court Association. In March 2003, he was re-elected to the Board of Directors for another two-year term.
***NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC***
Judge Marilyn C. Castle, issued a court order to close the Clerk of Court offices in Acadia, Lafayette, and Vermilion Parishes beginning at noon on October 8, 2020 and continue through Monday, October 12, 2020. The courthouse will reopen on October, 13, 2020 for regular business hours, unless further Orders are issued.
Criminal, Traffic and Non Support Efiling will be temporarily unavailable for a period of time due to upgrades.
eRecording for Mortgage, Conveyance, UCC and other documents is encouraged. See link below for instructions on how to eRecord.
Contact the Lafayette Parish Clerk of Court by calling (337) 291-6400.
Learn more about The Lafayette Parish Clerk of Court.
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Click here for Louisiana Legislative Auditor (LLA) Hotline Information.
Click here if you are summoned to court and require an interpreter or other accomodations.
***NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC***
The Lafayette Parish Clerk of Court will no longer be accepting passport applications due to the Coronavirus situation until further notice.
Effective Nov. 1, 2018, our office will no longer accept paper documents submitted on CD's, DVD's or thumb drives.
The Lafayette Parish Clerk of Court will provide limited internet access to the ClerkConnect website while inside the courthouse on floors 1-5. If you have an online search account with ClerkConnect you may access this through our public Wi-Fi named ClerkConnect.
All filings made with the Lafayette Parish Clerk of Court may become public record subject to the Public Records Act.
Due to safety precautions, The Lafayette Parish Clerk of Court urges all users to take advantage of our eRecording and eFiling capabilities. We accept eRecordings and eFiling through the vendors listed below.
To record electronic LAND RECORDS, click on one below:
Click on the images above for more information on each company and to sign up to begin eRecording with our office.
To file electronic CIVIL FILINGS, click on the image below:
If you need assistance please call 337-291-6400.
THE FOLLOWING ITEMS ARE PROHIBITED IN THE LAFAYETTE PARISH COURTHOUSE:
WEAPONS / SELF DEFENSE ITEMS
TOBACCO PRODUCTS / E-CIGARETTES / CIGARETTES
CELLPHONES / SMART WATCHES
ALL ELECTRONIC DEVICES