2017 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 13 - Courts and Judicial Procedure
RS 13:756.11 - St. John the Baptist Parish; branch office

§756.11. St. John the Baptist Parish; branch office

A. The clerk of court of the parish of St. John the Baptist may establish and maintain a branch office on the east bank of the Mississippi River in the parish of St. John the Baptist to be used to receive election returns, to issue marriage licenses, to provide ex officio notary services, to accept passport applications, to issue birth certificates; to be a depository of duplicate records, and to file documents and pleadings in any civil proceeding. The documents and pleadings shall bear the endorsement of the clerk of court on the date on which they are filed. All records and pleadings as filed shall be transmitted to the office of the clerk of court at the parish seat for incorporation in the records of the office. Mortgages, privileges, and donations may be recorded. The clerk of court shall maintain only one repository for all acts and recordings.

B. The governing authority of St. John the Baptist Parish shall make an office available without cost to the state for the establishment and maintenance of the branch office.

Acts 2001, No. 220, §1.

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