Courts

2nd Judicial District Court 

The 2nd District Court has original jurisdiction over all civil and criminal matters not vested exclusively in another court. Most Judicial District Court cases are heard by juries. The court also has jurisdiction over criminal cases against children under the age of seventeen. 

The following Judges preside over the Bienville Parish 2nd Judicial District Court:

  • Hon. Jenifer Clason - Division A
  • bienville parish la courthouseHon. Jimmy Teat - Division B
  • Hon. Glenn Fallin - Division C

100 Courthouse Drive, Suite 100
Arcadia LA 71001
Phone: 318-263-2123
Fax: 318-263-7424

District Attorney - 2nd Judicial District 

  • Daniel "Danny" W. Newell

100 Courthouse Drive, Suite 2200
Arcadia LA 71001
Phone: 318-263-7408
Fax: 318-263-7424
Website: www.2jdda.org


Justice of the Peace Courts 

Justices of the Peace have judicial authority of a district, can perform marriage ceremonies, have jurisdiction in civil matters when the amount is in dispute does not exceed $5,000. They do not have jurisdiction when a real estate title is involved, when the defendant is the state or other political subdivision, successions or probate matters. Justices of the Peace are elected to service six year terms.

Constables carry out the orders of the Justice of the Peace Court which includes, serving citations, evictions enforcement and garnishments enforcement. Constables are elected to service six year terms.

DISTRICT JUSTICE OF THE PEACE CONSTABLE
1 Craig Jenkins
2130 Hickory St
Arcadia LA 71001-6422
318-263-4546
DeAndre Alexander
404 Carolina Drive
Arcadia, LA 71001
318-607-4345
2 Mary Rochelle
1043 First Street
Gibsland, LA 71028
318-843-6782
Darren W. Brackens
PO Box 300
Gibsland LA 71028
251-404-3516
3 Melanie Jordan
4281 Hwy 507
Jamestown LA 71045-4103
318-268-0209
Wally Hay
182 McGlamery Road
Jamestown, LA 71045
318-544-8597 Home
318-663-3053 Cell
4 Ryanie Evans
5952 Hwy 154
Jamestown LA 71045-4502
318-894-3309
Antwoin Moore
1623 Vickers St
Ringgold LA 71068-2845
318-455-6671
5 David McConathy
1355 Sand Hill Rd
Quitman LA 71268-4750
318-259-8254
Marvin Peoples
100 Courthouse Dr Ste 2100
Arcadia LA 71001