Emergency Closing of Court

The court may cancel court in some cases of emergency.  Parish government may also close the St. Tammany Parish Justice Center and/or the Washington Parish Courthouse as a result of emergency conditions.  If such a closure of the courthouse(s) occurs, notice of the closure will be posted on this website under “News, Notices and Announcements”.  Any necessary instructions will also be included in such an announcement.  Please note that there may be an instance where, despite the closing of court, other governmental agencies within the courthouse buildings may remain open.


St. Tammany Parish

Justice Center

22nd Judicial District Court

701 N Columbia Street

Covington, LA 70433

(985) 809-5300

Washington Parish Courthouse

22nd Judicial District Court

909 Pearl Street

Franklinton, LA 70438

(985) 809-5300

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