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Division E Criminal Duty Docket 1-19-21

Weekly LDH Covid-19 Stats thru 1-14-21

In accordance with the Governor’s Order extending the Modified Phase II Covid-19 protocol set forth in Proclamation Number 168 JBE 2020, through February 10, 2021, all persons entering either courthouse building shall wear a face covering over the nose and mouth, except as provided in Section 3(B).

All civil, criminal and juveniles matters involving citizens who are not incarcerated shall proceed as scheduled.  In order to achieve social distancing, the number of people allowed to attend court proceedings is subject to the limitations imposed by each division of court.

Matters involving incarcerated individuals including magistrate appearances, bond hearings and arraignments shall be conducted by simultaneous audio-video conference.

The 17th JDC/SLLS Self-Help Desk has suspended operations at the courthouse pending further notice

Holidays (Court will be closed):

January 18, 2020 – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
February 15, 2021 – President’s Day
February 16, 2021 – Mardi Gras
April 2, 2021 – Good Friday
May 31, 2021 – Memorial Day
July 5, 2021 – 4th of July Holiday
September 6, 2021 – Labor Day
November 1, 2021 – All Saints Day
November 11, 2021 – Veteran’s Day
November 25-26, 2021 – Thanksgiving
December 24, 2021 – Christmas Eve
December 31, 2021 – New Year’s Eve

January 17, 2022 – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

2021 MASTER CALENDAR (coming soon)

By Order of the 17th Judicial District Court, the Civil and Criminal Court calendars are currently a bi-weekly duty schedule.

The following list reflects the current Civil and Criminal Duty Judge responsible for morning hour, arraignments, magistrate, setting bonds, warrants, preliminary examinations and bond reductions.

Division A – November 23, 2020 – December 6, 2020
Division B – December 7, 2020 – December 20, 2020
Division C – December 21, 2020 – January 3, 2021
Division D – January 4, 2021 – January 17, 2021
Division E – January 18, 2021 – January 31, 2021

Division A – February 1, 2021 – February 14, 2021
Division B – February 15, 2021 – February 28, 2021
Division C – March 1, 2021 – March 14, 2021
Division D – March 15, 2021 – March 28, 2021
Division E – March 29, 2021 – April 11, 2021

Division A – April 12, 2021 – April 25, 2021
Division B – April 26, 2021 – May 9, 2021
Division C – May 10, 2021 – May 23, 2021
Division D – May 24,2021 – June 6, 2021
Division E – June 7, 2021 – June 20, 2021

Division A – June 21, 2021 – July 4, 2021
Division B – July 5, 2021 – July 18, 2021
Division C – July 19, 2021 – August 1, 2021
Division D – August 2, 2021 – August 15, 2021
Division E – August 16, 2021 – August 29, 2021

Division A – August 30, 2021 – September 12, 2021
Division B – September 13, 2021 – September 26, 2021
Division C – September 27, 2021 – October 10, 2021
Division D – October 11, 2021 – October 24, 2021
Division E – October 25, 2021 – November 7, 2021

Division A – November 8, 2021 – November 21, 2021
Division B – November 22, 2021 – December 5, 2021
Division C – December 6, 2021 – December 19, 2021
Division D – December 20, 2021 – January 2, 2022
Division E – January 3, 2022 – January 16, 2022