New Covid-19 Order: Effective August 5, 2021

Mask are required for all individuals entering the Clerk of Courts Office and the Washington Parish Courthouse. You must also have an appointment made prior to entering. Please see below announcements about appointments. Click here to read the order from the 22nd Judicial Court.
Call 985-839-4663 to make your appointment.

Abstractors and Land Surveyors:

All abstractors and land surveyors need to call and make an appointment
with our office prior to coming in to search records.

Call 985-839-4663 to make your appointment.

Marriage License Applications:

Marriage License applications will be available for Washington Parish residents only and by appointment only from 8:30am to 4:00pm Monday thru Friday.     $30 Marriage License fee.
Please bring exact change if you are paying with cash.
Call 985-839-4663 to make your appointment.

Birth and Death Records:

Birth & Death Records can be obtained by Washington Parish residents only and by appointment only
from 1:00pm to 3:30pm Monday thru Friday.
$34 Birth Certificate fee.    $26 Death Certificate fee.
Please bring exact change if you are paying with cash.     Call 985-839-4663 to make your appointment.

Early Voting Information for Nov. 13th Election

Oct.30, 2021 -Nov.6, 2021 8:30am-6pm, Excluding Sunday Oct.31st
You may vote early at any of the following locations.

 WASHINGTON PARISH COURTHOUSE
900 WASHINGTON ST.
FRANKLINTON, LA 70438

NORTHSORE TECHNICAL COLLEGE (VO-TECH)
1710 SULLIVAN DRIVE
BOGALUSA, LA 70427

Office Closure
November 11th for Veterans Day Holiday

Our office will be closed Thursday November 11, 2021 for Veterans day. Our office will reopen on Friday November 12, 2021. Have a Happy Veterans Day and remember the Veterans you know.

Sample Ballet for
November 13, 2021 Election

For a sample ballet of what is being voted on in the November 13th Election click here.

Precinct location changes for the November 13th Election

Due to social distancing restricts some precinct locations have been altered for the November 13th election. Click here to view a pdf document of the effected precincts.

New Covid-19 Order effective August 5, 2021!

Mask are required for all individuals entering the Clerk of Courts Office and the Washington Parish Courthouse. You must also have an appointment made prior to entering. Please see below announcements about appointments. Click here to read the order from the 22nd Judicial Court.
Call 985-839-4663 to make your appointment.

We Are Here To Help

Our goal is to welcome our customers into our office with excellent service and a friendly atmosphere. We strive to make every contact with our office a pleasant one for our customers and appreciate the opportunity to serve as your Clerk of Court. Please feel free to contact our office anytime we can be of assistance to you. We will never forget that we work for you, the citizens of Washington Parish and the great state of Louisiana.

Welcome To The Washington Parish Clerk of Court

 

Johnny D. Crain, Jr.
Clerk of Court

Virtual Links
Commissioner Certification

Departments

We perform many services.  We have listed a few under each department.
Please follow the links for a complete list of services provided by each department.

Civil

Civil and Domestic Cases
Adoptions | Commitments
Divorce | Motion to Appeal
Name Change | Nonsupport
Petition | Rule to Show Cause
Small Claim/Clerk’s Suit
Succession/Probate/Tutorships

Criminal

Misdemeanor | Felony
Expungements | Traffic
Criminal Background Checks

Land Records

Mortgages | Conveyances | UCC’s
Affidavits | Oaths | Bonds
Other Non-Land Related

Elections

Become a Commissioner
Election Dates / Results
What’s on the Ballot?
Honor Vets Votes
Where To Vote?
Qualifying

Juvenile

Matters relating to juveniles
in need of care and juvenile
delinquency.

Services

Passports
Marriage Licenses
Birth Certificates
Death Certificates

Forms

Printable PDF Documents
Links to online forms

Fees

Fees

Filing Fees
Court Costs

Online Services

Online filing links

Election Results
UCC eZFile
Fight Fraud, Waste, & Abuse
Washington Parish Records E-Search