RECORDS REPOSITORY: The Washington Parish Clerk of Court’s office is the official repository for a variety of legal documents in Washington Parish. These include:
Civil suits and filings
Property transfers (sales and donations)
Mortgages, liens, deeds and related documents
Criminal and Juvenile Proceedings
Marriages and divorces
Issuance of Passports
MAINTAINING COURT PROCEEDINGS: Other duties of the Clerk of Court’s Office include serving as the Clerk of District Court. It is responsible for maintaining records of all court proceedings and the Jury Commission Office, which calls on residents to serve on jury duty.
ELECTIONS: The Clerk of Court is the Chief Election Officer of the parish, in charge of all elections in Washington Parish. This includes providing election day commissioners for polling places, maintaining voting machines, and recording and providing election results to the Louisiana Secretary of State.