Lookup Public Records in Lafayette ParishLouisiana. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.

Lafayette Parish, Louisiana Overview

Lafayette Parish is located in the south-central portion of Louisiana in Cajun Country It is a land-locked Parish with 269 square miles of which only .5 square miles being water. It is named after the French General Gilbert du Montier, Marquis de Lafayette who held a critical role in the United States victory in the Revolutionary War. It is bordered by St. Landry Parish to the north, St. Martin Parish to the east, Iberia Parish to the southeast, Vermillion Parish to the south, and Acadia Parish to the west. As of the 2013 Census estimate there were 230,845 people living in Lafayette Parish. There are 20 ZIP codes in Lafayette Parish; 70500, 70501, 70502, 70503, 70504, 70505, 70506, 70507, 705008, 70509, 70518, 70520, 70529, 70558, 70583, 70592, 70593, 70595, 70593, and 70598.

Lafayette Parish Officials Information

The Parish Clerk in Lafayette Parish serves as the Court Clerk and Register of Deeds as well.
Parish Clerk: Louis J. Perret
800 South Buchanan, Lafayette, LA 70501-6853
Phone: 337-291-6400
Fax: 337-291-6392
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Closed Legal and Parish Holidays

At the Parish Clerk’s office you will find personal protection orders, concealed weapons permits, assume names, vital records and military discharges as well as all circuit court filings and fees. This is also where you will find election results, voter registration and all family court information. Very little of this information is avialable online and any additional information must be requested, in person, during normal business hours. Information related to civil court records are the exception and can be found through the online records search for a monthly fee of $65.

The Register of Deeds is responsible for any and all documetns related to property, which includes warranty deeds, quit claim deeds, mortgages, liens and leases. Most of these documents are considered public record and can be requested directly from the office. Mortgages and conveyances are available online and can be found through the online records search.

The equalization department is responsible for taxable valuations related to personal or real property held within the Parish.
Equalization Department
1010 Lafayette Street Suite 402, Lafayette, LA 70501
Phone: 337-291-7080
Fax: 318-291-7086
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Closed Legal and Parish Holidays

This department is responsible for documents such as property descriptions, lines and owners, aerial images, surveys, assessment and tax rolls and any other documentation related to the assessment of property held within the parish. Though these documents are generally considered public record, few are available online. This includes a property and map search and tax estimator. All other information must be requested directly from the office, during normal business hours.

Lafayette Parish Court Records Information

There are many court records available online through Lafayette Parish. These include traffic, civil and criminal cases as well as UCC information and family nonsupport. All of this information is on the online records search website and can be requested for a monthly fee of $65 and an additional per page fee as indicated. This page fee varies based on the type of documents that are being printed.

Lafayette County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Lafayette 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:Lafayette Parish Marriage License
Location:800 South Buchanan Street, Lafayette, Louisiana, 70501

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