The Tenth Judicial District Court, Hon. Lala B. Sylvester, Chief Judge, signed an amended order concerning court operations under the exigent circumstances caused by the COVID-19 pandemic:
The limited office hours of 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. is now extended to Wednesday, April 30, 2020, for all court offices and the Clerk of Court’s Office;
Access to judges’ offices and/or chambers are now by appointment only by calling Division A (Hon. Desiree Duhon Dyess) at 318.357.2210; or Division B (Hon. Lala B. Sylvester) at 318.357.2209;
Clerk of Court encourages making an appointment before arriving at Clerk’s Office by calling 318.352.8152;
Clerk of Court encourages filings by fax, mail, or commercial courier and not in-person filings; and
Grand Juries remain as scheduled until further order.
Updates regarding court operations under the pandemic can be found on the court website (www.10jdc.com) or its Facebook page (10th Judicial District Court of Louisiana), the Natchitoches Bar Association Facebook page, or the Clerk of Court’s website (www.npclerkofcourt.org).
See attached order