Saturday, April 20, 2024

Shreveport City Court remains closed today

by BIZ Magazine

In response to the ongoing inclement weather, water pressure issues, and the closure of Caddo Parish Schools, the Shreveport City Court has announced the closure of the Shreveport City Courthouse on Thursday, January 18, 2024. This decision has been made with the safety of citizens and court employees in mind.

Chief Judge Sheva M. Sims emphasized the importance of prioritizing safety during adverse weather conditions. The closure is intended to mitigate potential risks associated with travel and to align with the broader community efforts to ensure public well-being.

While the courthouse will be closed, the Shreveport City Court will continue to accept court filings in accordance with the law. Filings can be submitted via facsimile at (318) 673-5813 during the closure.

“Please be safe and try to stay off the roads unless absolutely necessary,” urged Chief Judge Sheva M. Sims, reinforcing the significance of limiting travel during challenging weather conditions.

The decision to close the Shreveport City Courthouse on January 18, 2024, is part of the coordinated efforts within the community to navigate through the winter weather challenges. The court administration remains committed to providing essential services while prioritizing the well-being of everyone involved.

For updates and further information, individuals are encouraged to check the official communication channels of the Shreveport City Court. The court administration appreciates the understanding and cooperation of the public during this period.

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