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July, 2017

NATCHITOCHES PARISH CLERK OF COURT
FEES FOR FILING AND RECORDING
EFFECTIVE 08/01/2017
PURSUANT TO R.S. 13:844
 
Recording Documents: Includes indexing up to 10 names and 1 certified copy (copy provided). 
Fees include LCRAA Portal Fee (R.S. 13:754). (Conveyance, Mortgage, Charter & Oil & Gas)
 
  • 1 to 5 pages                 $105.00
  • 6 to 25 pages               $205.00
  • 26 to 50 pages             $305.00
  • Over 50 pages              $305.00 plus $5.00 for each additional page
 
Indexing for each name over 10         $5.00 per name.
Fees for documents filed in both Mortgage and Conveyance records shall be assessed separately.
Fees for documents larger than 8.5”x14” shall be an additional $20.00 per page.
Judgment Debtor Fee (No SS# CC 3352 & CCP 1922)         $25.00 per debtor.
 
 
CANCELLATIONS: Recording for each single mortgage, lien or 
privilege $50.00 plus $5.00 LCRAA (R.S. 13:754). Total $55.00.
 
NOTICE OF REPOSSESSION OF VEHICLE            $75.00
 
SUBDIVISON/PLATS (Includes 1 Certified copy, copy provided)                                
            Size 8 ½” X 14”                                                                      $105.00
            1 page oversize (includes LCRAA & oversize $20.00)         $125.00
 
MORTGAGE/CLEAR LIEN CERTIFICATES (10 year search)
  • One name and One tract                                 $20.00
  • Each additional name                                      $10.00
  • Each additional tract                                       $10.00
  • Each encumbrance over 10                             $1.00
  • Each additional 10 year period                       $20.00
 
GENERAL MORTGAGE CERTIFICATE          $30.00
            (10 year search)                                              
            Each Additional Name                                   $10.00
            Each Exception After the first 10                   $1.00
 
COPIES                                                     $1.00/per page
Certified copy, copy provided                                                $10.00
Stamped copy, copy provided                                    $5.00
Recordation/Cancellation Certificates                        $10.00
Notary Fee                                                                  $10.00
 
ANY DOCUMENT FILED FOR RECORDATION MUST:
  • Be captioned as to type of act on first page
  • Have 2” margin at top of first page
  • Have 1” margin at sides and bottom
  • Must not have type size smaller than 8 point
 
FAX FEE
  • Copy Charge                                                   $1.00/per page
  • First page                                                        $5.00
  • Each additional page                                       $2.00

April, 2017

 

The October 14 election is a parish wide election.  The polls will be open at 7:00 A.M. until 8:00 P.M.  If you have questions, please call the Clerk of Court's office at (318) 352-8152 or the Registrar of Voters office at (318) 357-2211.  The Secretary of State has an election application available at www.GeauxVote.com.  It gives you information on where to vote, what's on the ballot and instant election results after the polls close.

 

 

 

Date Of ElectionMarch 25April 29October 14November 18
Type Of ElectionMunicipal PrimaryMunicipal GeneralOpen PrimaryOpen General
Deadline: Special Races12/14/2016n/a6/14/2017n/a
Deadline: Propositions12/14/20163/14/20176/14/201710/3/2017
Qualifying Dates1/11/2017-1/13/2017n/a7/12/2017-7/14/2017n/a
Last Day to Register to vote 2/22/20173/29/20179/13/201710/18/2017
Deadline to Request a Mail Ballot From Registrar3/21/20174/25/201710/10/201711/14/2017
Deadline to receive Voted Mail Ballot3/24/20174/28/201710/13/201711/17/2017
Early Voting Begins3/11/20174/15/20179/30/201711/4/2017
Early Voting ends3/18/20174/22/201710/7/201711/11/2017
    Revised 7/2015

November, 2017

ALL PERSONS SUMMONED FOR JURY DUTY MUST CALL 318-352-2034 THE NIGHT BEFORE TO FIND OUT IF YOU ARE REQUIRED TO REPORT FOR JURY DUTY. 

 

UPCOMING JURY TERMS  

 

 

  • DECEMBER 4, 2017       DIV A JUDGE DESIREE DUHON DYESS
  • JANUARY 8, 2018          DIV A JUDGE DESIREE DUHON DYESS
  • JANUARY 22, 2018        DIV A JUDGE DESIREE DUHON DYESS
  • FEBRUARY 5, 2018       DIV B JUDGE LALA B. SYLVESTER
  • FEBRUARY 20, 2018     DIV B JUDGE LALA B. SYLVESTER

 

 

 

PLEASE CALL THE JUDGE'S OFFICE IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS CONCERNING THE JURY TERMS OR IF YOU HAVE AN EMERGENCY AND MUST ASK TO BE EXCUSED.

 PHONE NUMBERS:

 318-352-2034  THIS IS A RECORDING - CALL THE NIGHT BEFORE!

 318-357-2209 - OFFICE OF DIVISION B - JUDGE LALA B. SYLVESTER

 318-357-2210 - OFFICE OF DIVISION A - JUDGE DESIREE DUHON DYESS

 

For more information please check www.10jdc.com

 

September, 2016

Effective October 1, 2016 all customers must write their Social Security Number (SSN) on their passport application. Customers who do not provide their SSN will experience delays in their processing or possibly the denial of their application. 

Effective November 1, 2016 passport photos of customers wearing eye glasses will not be accepted except under special conditions. Beginning November 1, 2016, customers must remove their eye glasses when taking a photo for a U.S. passport.  

Customer may wear glasses only in rare circumstances of medical necessity, (e.g., when a customer has had recent surgery and eye glasses are necessary to protect the applicant's eyes during urgent travel.)

Customer should obtain a signed statement from a medical professional or health practitioner in these cases. 

August, 2016

Effective August 1, 2016, the Vital Statistics Office will increase the price of birth certificates and death certificates. 

Birth Certificates will cost $34.00 and Death Certificates will cost $26.00.

Act 390 Bill SB350

September, 2017

November, 2013

VIEWING BY SUBSCRIPTION - $50.00 MONTHLY FEE-FIRST MONTH $50.00 ADDITIONAL SET-UP FEE

WELCOME TO THE NATCHITOCHES PARISH CLERK OF COURT'S WEB PAGE. WE WOULD LIKE TO INVITE YOU TO SUBSCRIBE TO OUR WEB VIEW FOR SEARCHING, VIEWING, AND PRINTING RECORDS, AND FOR SEARCHING FOR MARRIAGE LICENSES AND CIVIL DOCUMENTS RECORDED IN OUR OFFICE.  IMAGES ARE AVAILABLE FOR CONVEYANCES AND MORTGAGES FROM 1976 TO CURRENT.  WE HAVE CONVEYANCE INDICES FROM 1920 TO CURRENT AND MORTGAGE INDICES FROM 1965 TO CURRENT.  IMAGES OF CIVIL RECORDS, PROBATE RECORDS, AND SMALL CLAIMS ARE NOW AVAILABLE .

THANK YOU FOR INQUIRING ABOUT OUR WEB PAGE.  PLEASE CALL OUR OFFICE IF YOU WOULD LIKE ANY ADDITIONAL INFORMATION (318-352-8152).

 

August, 2015

 

Birth Certificates and Birth Cards

Birth Certificates and Birth Cards are issued to anyone born in Louisiana.  You are required to bring your valid Driver's License or Louisiana State I.D. for identity.   Birth Cards are $14.00 and Birth Certificates (long form) are $24.00.  This is a confidential document.  You must come to the office in person or send a parent, grandparent, sister, or brother to request this document.  

Death Certificates

You may purchase a certified copy of a Louisiana Death Certificate from July 1, 2012 to current date. You may purchase a Death Certificate if you are  Immediate family:  current legal spouse, brother or sister, mother of father, grandchild, grandparent and legal guardian.  Legal guardian must provide a judgment of custody for a minor.  Also beneficiaries with copy of insurance policy naming person applying for certified copy of the Death Certificate; Last Will and Testament naming person applying for certified copy of the Death Certificate as a beneficiary; and Funeral Directors may request on behalf of surviving immediate family members within one year of the date of death.  

Passports

You may apply at the Natchitoches Parish Clerk of Court's Office.

FOR MORE COMPLETE INFORMATION, PLEASE REFER TO SEPARATE SECTION UNDER TOPICS, "U.S. PASSPORTS"

Applications for passports are available at our office, or you may go to the National Passport web site (www.travel.state.gov) and print or fill out the form online.  You are required to bring a certified copy of your birth certificate or a certified copy of your birth card (if it has the full name of both parents), a passport photo (available locally from Walgreens, Parcel Express, Walmart, or the Ink Spot), and a valid driver's license.  For adults, an old passport book may be used as proof of citizenship instead of a birth certificate.  Please check further for special requirements for children under age 16.

Please call our office for further information concerning passport books, passport cards, and renewals. 

OFFICE HOURS ARE 8:30 A. M. to 4:30 P.M. - MONDAY - FRIDAY - EXCEPT LEGAL HOLIDAYS.

May, 2013

CONTRACT AND APPLICATION FOR ACCOUNT AVAILABLE ON WEB VIEW PAGE

Our conveyance, mortgages, charters, oil and gas, and civil and probate records are now online for viewing by subscription. Our conveyances and mortgages may be viewed back to 1976. The conveyance indices may be viewed back to 1920. Mortgage indices may be viewed back to 1965.

You must submit an APPLICATION FOR AN ACCOUNT AND A CONTRACT to our office with payment. Details are in the contract.