Most three year old closed records have been relocated to our Fort
Worth Federal Records Center. (If a case is active, the record is retained
in the Clerk's Office in New Orleans).
A record that has been sent to the Federal Records Center can be returned
to the Clerk's Office for viewing and copying upon payment of the $53.00
fee. Request clerk to order record.
Copies from Federal Records Center
The Fort Worth Federal Records Center can also provide you with copies
(see fee schedule below). Requests should be made directly to Federal
Records Center. The following information is required to order copies
and can be obtained from Closed Records in the Clerk's Office:
- City Where Court Is Located
- Case File Name
- Case File Number
- FRC Accession Number
- FRC Location Number
- Agency Box Number
Fees for Copies from Federal Records Center
*Entire Civil Case (uncertified) $35.00 – returned by Fed Ex
*Entire Civil Case (certified) $41.00 – returned by Fed Ex
*(if case exceeds 70 pages, you will be notified)
Options: PACKET INCLUDES: Judgment & Commitment, or
Judgment & Probation Order, or Judgment & Sentence, and Indictment.