Lookup Public Records in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.
Jefferson Parish, Louisiana Overview
Jefferson Parish is located in the southeast of Louisiana in the Greater New Orleans region. Its border stretches from the Gulf of Mexico to the south to Lake Pontchartrain in the north and claims 665 square miles of land of which 370 square miles is water. It is named after President Thomas Jefferson. It is bordered by Orleans, St. Bernard, and Plaquemines Parishes to the east, Lafourche and St. Charles Parishes to the west, and St. Tammany Parish to the north. There were 434,767 residents of Jefferson Parish as of the 2013 Census estimate. There are 34 ZIP codes in Jefferson parish; 70001, 70002, 70003, 70004, 70005, 70006, 70009, 70010, 70011, 70033, 70036, 70053, 70054, 70055, 70056, 70058, 70059, 70060, 70062, 70063, 70064, 70065, 70067, 70072, 70073, 70094, 70096, 70097, 70121, 70123, 70141, 70181, 70183, and 70358.
Jefferson Parish Officials Information
The Parish Clerk in Jefferson Parish serves as the Court Clerk and Register of Deeds as well.
Parish Clerk: Jon A. Gegenheimer
200 Derbigny Street #5600, Gretna, LA 70053
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Closed Legal and Parish Holidays
The Parish Clerk is responsible for vital records, including birth, death and marriage records, personal protection orders and concealed weapons permits. This office also handles voter registration, election results, military discharges, circuit court filings and fees and assumed names. These documents are only available to those that they are actually about and cannot be requested by anyone else. There are fees incurred with the request for these documents as well. Fee schedules are available online; however limited other information and documents are available.
The Register of Deeds is responsible for all property related documents including warranties, deeds, liens, leases and mortgages. These documents are considered public record and are available for purchase from anyone who would like them. Mortgage and conveyance records are available online, though other information must be requested directly from the office.
The Equalization Department is responsible for the assessed value of all property, real and personal.
200 Derbigny Street #1100, Gretna, LA 70053
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 am –5:00 pm
Closed Legal and Parish Holidays
The Equalization Department is responsible for assessment rolls, tax rolls, property lines, property descriptions and property owners as well as GIS maps, aerial images and surveys. These documents are considered public record and can be requested at any time. Property searches can be conducted online, as well as personal property searches, however other information must be requested directly via the court.
Jefferson Parish Court Records Information
Court records for Jefferson Parish are available online, through the portal, and are also available by request directly from the office. These documents are considered public record once the case is completed and the documents filed they can be requested at any time.
|Jefferson County Marriage License Office|
In order to obtain a marriage license in Jefferson County, the applicants must apply together, in person, at the County Clerk’s office. Both parties must present their state-issued picture ID, military ID, or passport, and know their social security number
|State Law:||Husband and Wife – Civil Code Title IV and Matrimonial Regimes – Civil Code Title VI|
|All State Statutes:|| Information is online at the State Website|
|Office:||Jefferson Parish Marriage License|
|Location:||200 Derbigny Street, Gretna, Louisiana, 70053|