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Ninth Judicial District Court

701 Murray Street, 5th Floor Alexandria, Louisiana 71301

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 Rules of Rapides Parish Court

  1. Appropriate Dress
    1. Modest apparel will be worn.
    2. No tank tops, halters, shorts, hats, or caps will be worn in the courtroom.
    3. Shirt tails will be tucked in at all times.
    4. Belts and suspenders will be properly secured.
  2. Order
    1. No talking.
    2. Noisy children will be removed from court.
    3. When appearing before the Judge, stand erect with arms at your sides.
    4. Do not put hands in your pocket or on the desk.
    5. No unnecessary movement in and out of the courtroom.
  3. Items Not Allowed 
    2. Cell phones and pagers are to be turned off in courtrooms
    3. No Food
    4. No Chewing Gum
    5. No Drinks
    6. No Magazines
    7. No Books
    8. No Newspapers
    9. No Video equipment, tape recorders, or cameras

Mission Statement

In adhering to the principles of nationally recognized standards for timely case disposition, the Ninth Judicial District Court, through court rules and procedures, seeks to develop a case management system to instill public confidence and trust in the judicial process through timely and efficient processing of all cases and equal treatment of all parties. 

Rapides Parish Clerk of Court

For all civil, criminal and juvenile filing information, please contact the Clerk of Court's office at 473-8153. 

or Rapides Parish Clerk of Court


The Judges Office is closed on most state recognized holidays. 



Americans With Disabilities Act

The Ninth Judicial District Court does not discriminate on the basis of disability. Parties, attorneys, employees, job applicants and members of the public are entitled access to all court proceedings, programs, and services without regard to disability.  




Records Request 


Ninth Judicial District Court Custodian of Records

Rapides Parish Clerk of Court

Robin Hooter

Contact: 318-473-8153


Ninth Judicial District Court Judges' Office

Court Administrator

Hope LaFleur

Contact: 318-443-6893





2014 Court Division Rotation

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