City Court of Morgan City

City Court of Morgan City

Criminal and traffic court is held on Tuesdays (arraignments) and Thursdays (trials) at 2:00 p.m. Juvenile court is held on Wednesdays and civil and small claims court is held on Wednesday morning usually at 9:00 a.m.


  • Criminal/Traffic
  • Juvenile
  • Civil and Small Claims


City Court presides over cases when a civil lawsuit is filed wherein the damages or amount sued for does not exceed $15,000.00.

Small Claims

City Court presides over limited types of civil cases filed wherein the amount sued for does not exceed $5,000.00 including the following cases:

  • Suits on Promissory Notes
  • Suits on Open Accounts
  • Suits on Negotiable Instruments


City Court handles only misdemeanor offenses. A misdemeanor is a crime that is less serious than a felony and is usually punishable by fine, penalty, and/or confinement in jail for up to 6 months.

Public Records

To obtain a disposition of a public arrest record or a civil record from City Court of Morgan City, the request must be submitted in writing and it will be responded to within 72 hours. The fee is $2.00 per page of reproduced documents.


Email Address:


City Court of Morgan City
Parish of St. Mary
Sixth Ward
7261 HWY 182
Morgan City, LA 70380

Mailing Address:

City Court of Morgan City
P.O. BOX 1577
Morgan City, LA 70381
Telephone: 985-384-2718
Fax: 985-384-2856

Business Hours

Monday - Friday
Hours: 8:30 to 4:30
except for holidays


Kim P. Stansbury

Patricia W. Ott
Clerk of Court

Janet LeBlanc
Juvenile Clerk

Cindy Michel
Civil Clerk

Sue B. Hover
Deputy Clerk

Mark Griffin Sr.
Adult Probation Officer
Telephone: 985-702-9055


1200 David Drive
Morgan City, LA 70380
Telephone: 985-384-5273
Fax: 985-384-2073

Juvenile Services Staff:

Sandy Nolen
Juvenile Administrator

Cheryl Verdin

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