COST DEPARTMENT

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The duties of the COST Department include:
RECEIVES ALL CIVIL PLEADINGS / SUITS / DISMISSALS / SATISFACTIONS
- Civil lawsuits
- Divorces
- Successions (Wills, Probate)
- Dismissals
- Satisfactions
 
ASSIGNS SUIT NUMBER (BY YEAR) & DIVISION / JUDGE (RANDOM ALLOTMENT)
- Example: 2019-9961 Div C
- Initial information is entered into case management database
COLLECTS ADVANCED DEPOSIT REQUIRED TO PROCESS PLEADING / SUITS 
- Payment methods: Cash, Check, Credit Card
- Monthly statements are sent to parties with outstanding balances
FORWARDS, TRACKS, & RECEIVES PLEADINGS REQUIRING JUDGES SIGNATURE
CONTACT COST DEPARTMENT
To Direct Dial,  call 337-437-3558

Dials ALL DESKS         Ext 141
Family Court Desks    Ext 100

TO FAX FILE     337-437-3206