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Magistrate's Court Info

 


City of Broussard 

Magistrate’s Court

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 - Bridget Coffelt
Assistant Clerk - Paula Summers

Cut Off Date Court Date
January 1-13 February 27, 2014
February 1-28 March 27, 2014
March 1-31 April 24, 2014
April 1-30 May 29, 2014
May 1-31 June 26, 2014
June 1-30 July 31, 2014
July 1-31 August 28, 2014
August 1-30 September 25, 2014
September 1-30 October 30, 2014
October 1-31 November 20, 2014
November 1-30 December 18, 2014
December 1-31 January 29, 2015
   

 

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 Broussard Magistrate’s Court. 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.

 

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

Parties are asked to allow 5 to 7 working days for a minor accident report and 12 to 15 working days for a major accident  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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