One of the more recent specialty court additions to the 22nd Judicial District Court, Family Preservation Court was begun in 2013.  This Court is designed to meet the needs of entire families by supporting parents and children in homes where drug and alcohol addiction are barriers to a healthy family environment.  The treatment options provided are alternatives to regular dependency court and help improve the safety and well-being of children.  Judge William J. Burris presides over Family Preservation Court.




Presiding Judge - Judge William J. Burris

Covington - (985) 809-5325

Franklinton - (985) 839-7840


Families in Need of Services (FINS)

Covington - (985) 893-2570


St. Tammany Parish

Justice Center

22nd Judicial District Court

701 N Columbia Street

Covington, LA 70433

(985) 809-5300

Washington Parish Courthouse

22nd Judicial District Court

909 Pearl Street

Franklinton, LA 70438

(985) 809-5300

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