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Calcasieu Parish Clerk of Court

Departments & Services

Bookkeeping posts all deposits, sheriffs returns, trial notices, court reporter fees, appeal costs, jury costs, curator fees, witness fees, garnishee attorney fees and prepaid costs on all Civil suits. If applicable, payments are disbursed weekly.

The department notifies attorneys of service on Sheriff returns on all civil cases, collects court costs for State Child Support cases, and on NSF checks written for court costs on civil suits.

Additionally Bookkeeping is responsible for updating the office records of all attorney change of addresses. If you are an attorney and wish to update your address with the Clerk's office please send a letter with the new information to the attention of the Bookkeeping department. (Emails cannot be accepted as "Official Communication" by the Clerk of Court's office.