Pursuant to Section 11.01 of The Plan of Government of the Parish of East Baton Rouge and City of Baton Rouge, the mission of the Parish
Attorney’s Office is to provide sound legal advice to the Metropolitan Council, the Mayor-President, and all departments, offices, and agencies appointed by or under the jurisdiction of any of the above.
Frequently Asked Questions
Who is the agent for service
for the City of Baton Rouge, Parish of East Baton Rouge?
222 St. Louis St., 3rd
Also, the agent for any City-Parish department, i.e. Police, DPW, Fire, etc.
Who do I contact to file a claim?
F.A. Richard (225) 293-2438
After Hours: 1-800-666-3439
Emergency Beeper Number: (225) 377-3438
How do I get info on Adjudicated Property?
We can send you a packet or you can visit the adjudicated property information page.
Do you accept personal checks
for payment of an ABC license?
Payment for license may be made
in cash, cashier’s check or money order, payable to the City and Parish
Treasurer. NO PERSONAL OR BUSINESS CHECKS ARE ACCEPTED
Do I have to have a permit to
hold a raffle?
Yes, contact Gaming Enforcement
What is Pretrial Diversion?
Diversion is an opportunity for first time violators to get charges dismissed after completing program
requirements. Cases may be rejected due to extreme violence or if problems appear to be beyond the scope of this program.
Why did I get a subpoena to
appear in court?
You gave your name as a witness, complainant or victim to an incident
How do I get excused as a
witness or placed on standby?
You should contact a prosecutor or
investigator at the Prosecutor's Office (389-3119)
with your request
How do I press charges or drop
To press charges you need to make
a complaint with the police department, get a file number, bring it along with a
picture ID after 3 working days to the City Prosecutor’s Office. To drop
charges, bring a picture ID along with as much of the case information