40th Judicial District Court

Welcome to the 40th Judicial District Court

Welcome to the 40th Judicial District Court which is comprised of the parish of St. John the Baptist. The court is divided into three divisions, A, B and C, one judge presiding in each division. The 40th Judicial District Court is a court of general jurisdiction, hearing civil, criminal (felonies and misdemeanors), traffic, juvenile, family and probate matters.

  • All jury trials and bench trials are heard in Edgard;
  • All traffic and misdemeanor matters that arise on the east bank are heard in Laplace;
  • All traffic and misdemeanor matters that arise on the west bank are heard in Edgard;
  • Felony motions for Divisions B and C are held monthly in Laplace;
  • Felony motions for Division A are held monthly in Edgard;
  • Drug pleas for Division B are held in Laplace;
  • Drug Court is held in Edgard;
  • Truancy Court is held in Edgard.

  LOCATIONS

Courthouse (West Bank)
2393 Highway 18
Edgard LA 70049

985.497.3331
1.877.497.8836

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Courthouse Annex / Arcuri Center (East Bank)
1020 Cambridge Drive
Laplace LA 70068

985-652-8041

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