Office Closure
November 26th & 27th for the Thanksgiving Holiday

Our office will be closed Thursday & Friday November 26 & 27, 2020 for Thanksgiving. Our office will reopen on Monday November 30, 2020. Have a Happy Thanksgiving.

Election Results

Saturday November 3, 2020 Election

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 your are paying with cash.
Call 985-839-4663 to make your appointment.

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.

Welcome To The Washington Parish Clerk of Court


Johnny D. Crain, Jr.
Clerk of Court

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.


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


Misdemeanor | Felony
Expungements | Traffic
Criminal Background Checks

Land Records

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


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


Matters relating to juveniles
in need of care and juvenile


Marriage Licenses
Birth Certificates
Death Certificates


Printable PDF Documents
Links to online forms



Filing Fees
Court Costs

Online Services

Online filing links

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