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Home Difference between Court Minutes &  Court Transcripts

Court minutes are a brief summary of the courtroom proceedings and are entered into the record by the courtroom clerk.  A transcript is a verbatim (word for word) record of what was said in the courtroom.  It is initially recorded by a Certified Court Reporter and can be transcribed upon request.


Court Minutes for civil cases can be requested from:

East Baton Rouge Parish Clerk of Court

Civil Suit Viewing

Suite 3310, 3rd Floor of the 19th JDC Courthouse

300 North Blvd.

Baton Rouge, LA 70801

Phone: (225) 389-3972


Court Minutes for criminal cases can be requested from:

East Baton Rouge Parish Clerk of Court

Criminal Records

Suite 2501, 2nd Floor of the 19th JDC Courthouse

300 North Blvd.

Baton Rouge, LA 70801

Phone: (225) 389-3964


 Court Transcripts for both civil and criminal cases can be ordered from:

19th Judicial District Court

Judicial Administration Office

 Suite 3601, 3rd Floor

 300 North Blvd.

 Baton Rouge, LA 70801

 Phone: (225) 389-4744



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