Magistrate's Court Info


City of Broussard 

Magistrate’s Court

416 E. Main St.

Only traffic and minor misdemeanor charges

are prosecuted through this court.


Magistrate Judge – Carrol L. Spell, Jr.

City Prosecutor – James E. Simon

Clerk of Court – Alicia Menard

Chief Clerk - Rhonda Williams

Clerk - Courtney Doucet
Assistant Clerk - Ashley Arabie

Date Citation Received Court Date
January 1-31 February 23, 2017
February 1-28 March 23, 2017
March 1-31 April 27, 2017
April 1-30 May 25, 2017
May 1-31 June 29, 2017
June 1-30 July 27, 2017
July 1-31 August 31, 2017
August 1-30 September 28, 2017
September 1-30 October 26, 2017
October 1-31 November 30, 2017


The Judge and the Prosecutor only come in once a month for court, any questions or inquiries should be directed to either the Assistant Clerk or the Clerk of Court at the Broussard Police Department.


Court is usually held on the last Thursday of each month depending on holidays (subject to change).


Court is held at 5:30 PM in the Council Chambers located at 416 East Main Street, Broussard, Louisiana 70518.  

 (Phone 337-837-6259)  (Fax 337-839-1219)


Payments of fines are collected between the hours of 7:30 AM and 4:30 PM Mon. – Fri at the Broussard Police Department (BPD) located at 414 East Main Street; payments can be mailed to the Broussard Police Department at 414 East Main Street. Fines can be paid in cash, cashier’s checks, money orders or personal checks. (Please do not mail cash). Checks are to be made payable to the City of Broussard. No two party checks are acceptable.


The Judge grants most extensions. Parties requesting an extension on payment(s) must appear before the Judge on the date assigned on the summons or citation(s) in order to receive an extension.


Failure to pay any outstanding citations can be very costly; if you have any outstanding fines due to this court there may be a warrant out for your arrest and/or your drivers license can be suspended by the Louisiana Department of Public Safety. You should contact this office immediately, in order to avoid any further costs or face being arrested.


Crash Reports – Crash reports can be picked up or requested from this office by mail through a written request from an insurance company. Crash reports are also available on the homepage of this website or by clicking the following link: Crash Report.

Parties are asked to allow 7 to 10 working days crash reports  to be ready. Only the parties involved in the accident or an insurance company representing one of the parties are able to acquire a copy of the report. The only other party able to acquire an accident report would be an Attorney representing one of the parties involved, through a subpoena.

NO INFORMATION to any accident report will be released over the phone nor will an accident report be faxed for any reason.







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