The mission of this Court is to fairly and impartially facilitate the administration of justice and to promote public confidence and trust by protecting and safeguarding individual rights and liberties. We pledge to develop, institute, and maintain policies and practices which support this mission and furnish access to this Court by all persons.
About City Court
The Court is comprised of several divisions with a staff that provides the necessary support to the judges, the legal community, and the citizens of Monroe and Wards 3 & 10. These include: Civil Division, Misdemeanor Criminal/Traffic Division, Juvenile Division and Probation. There is an appointed Clerk of Court for the Civil Division and for the Misdemeanor Criminal/Traffic Division. The Monroe City Court has civil jurisdiction over civil filings, judgments, evictions and garnishments. The Court also has jurisdiction over violations of City ordinances and misdemeanor cases, juvenile traffic, juvenile criminal matters and child in need of care cases.
Pursuant to Court Order, all electronic devices, including cell phones, cameras, tape recorders, and computer laptops are prohibited from entering the City Court facility. Attorneys presenting a current Louisiana Bar Card are allowed to enter with such devices in accordance with said Order.