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.
Accident Reports – Accident reports can be picked up or requested from this office by mail through a written request from an insurance company. The cost to receive a copy of an accident report is $8.00 and for a fatality report $20.00.
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.