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

St. James Parish, Louisiana Overview

St. James Parish is in the south eastern part of Louisiana in what is known as Plantation Country. The Parish is land-locked and is 258 square miles of which 16 square miles is water. Named after Saint James of the Bible this parish had 21,752 residents as of 2013 census estimate. It is bordered by Ascension Parish to the north, St. John the Baptist Parish to the east, Lafourche Parish to the south, and Assumption Parish to the west. There are four ZIP codes for St. James Parish 70052, 70071, 70086, and 70090.

St. James Parish Officials Information

The Parish Clerk in St. James Parish serves as the Court Clerk and Register of Deeds as well.
Parish Clerk: Shane Leblanc
5800 LA Highway 44
Phone: 225-562-2272
Fax: 225-562-2383
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Closed Legal and Parish Holidays

The Parish Clerk is responsible for marriage, birth and death records, personal protection orders, military discharges and concealed weapons permits. They are also responsible for family and court records, voter registration and election results. This information is not considered public record, aside from election results, and requires someone listed on the document to make a request. These documents are not available online.
The Register of Deeds is responsible for property related documents including mortgages and conveyances, warranty and quit claim deeds and liens and leases. These documents are considered public record and some are available through the online portal. Other information must be requested in person, directly from the office, during normal business hours.

The Equalization Department is responsible for taxable information related to real and personal property in the parish.
Equalization Department
5800 LA Highway 44
Phone: 225-562-2250
Fax: 225-562-2249
Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Closed Legal and Parish Holidays
The Equalization Department is responsible for tax rolls, property descriptions, property lines, GIS maps, aerial images, surveys, property owners and assessment rolls. These documents are primarily available from the office directly, however you can find the tax rolls and parcel maps online. These documents are considered public record and are available for purchase by anyone.

St. James Parish Court Records Information

Court records are not available online, however they can be found directly through the court. These records are generally considered public record and therefore can be requested and purchased by anyone who wants them.

St. James County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in St. James 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:Saint James Parish Marriage License
Location:5800 Louisiana 44, Convent, Louisiana, 70723

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