DA partners with city court for fresh start amnesty program

We are happy to partner with Lake Charles City Court and their Fresh Start Amnesty Program.


Lake Charles City Court will be offering a one-month Fresh Start Amnesty Program beginning April 19, 2021. during the amnesty period individuals can take care of outstanding court matters with no fear of arrest or prosecution. Warrants for failure to appear  and failure to pay will be recalled. Warrant fees and other fines may be removed or reduced, with an option for payment plans. Where applicable, new court dates will be set, with no additional fees. 


Individuals seeking amnesty can go in person to Lake Charles City Court, 118 W. Mill Street, beginning Monday, April 19, 2021 through Wednesday, May 9, 2021. 


Payment can be made by cash, certified check or credit card (VISA/Mastercard). Personal checks will not be accepted. 


For more information, call (337) 491-1565.