Camille A. "Cam" Morvant II
As District Attorney, my goals are:
To ensure that justice is
served for the residents of Lafourche by enforcing the
criminal laws of the State of Louisiana.
To champion the rights of victims of crime in Lafourche Parish.
To protect those juveniles subject to abuse and/or neglect.
To ensure that the best interests of children are preserved by enforcing
Louisiana's child support laws.
To implement programs designed to educate and inform the public regarding
the role that the District Attorney’s Office has in their day to day lives.
For your convenience, our office has an Assistant District Attorney
available from 8:30am to 4:30pm
Monday though Friday to answer
your questions, provided that
you do not already have an
outside attorney representing
you. Please call (985)
447-2003 and ask for the
assistant on duty.
PARISH GOVERNMENT AND BOARDS -
The Lafourche Parish
District Attorney is the statutory legal advisor to the Parish Government
and to all Parish Board and Commissions. In his capacity as legal advisor,
the District Attorney works closely with Parish Council and the Parish
President to protect the interests of Lafourche Parish. The District
Attorney's Office also makes itself available to answer questions and
provide legal advice to Parish Boards and Commissions.
L.E.A.D. (Legal Enrichment and Decision-Making)
Intervention Program (VIP)
Attorney Truancy Program (DATE)
Safety and Cyber Bullying
Press Release -
THIBODAUX – A Gray man was indicted
by a Lafourche Parish Grand Jury Monday for a pair of murders which occurred
in the South Lafourche area last November.
Dayton Duet, 20, was indicted for
two counts of second degree murder in the killings, the first of which
occurred on November 4, 2016, the second three days later.
Both killings occurred in the South Lafourche area.
First Assistant District Attorney
Kristine Russell, who presented the case to the grand jury, said that both
counts were included in the same bill of indictment, and that the State
plans to try both homicide cases together.
Second degree murder carries a
mandatory punishment of life in prison without the benefit of probation,
parole or suspension of sentence.
The defendant is scheduled to be arraigned on both counts Tuesday at
9 a.m. before the Hon. Christopher Boudreaux.
Following his indictment, the defendant was ordered held without bond
by the Hon. Walter I. Lanier, III.
March 8, 2017
THIBODAUX – In an effort to combat
distracted driving, Lafourche Parish District Attorney Cam Morvant will be
at local area high schools to present "The Domino Effect". This program for
high school seniors, is designed to illustrate the far reaching consequences
associated with impaired/distracted driving. The Domino Effect will be
presented as follows:
E.D. White Catholic High Wednesday, March 15 at 8:30 a.m.
South Lafourche High Thursday, March 23 at 10:15 a.m.
Central Lafourche High Tuesday, March 28 at 10:15 a.m.
*Thibodaux High is in the process of repairing its auditorium so we are
hopeful that we will be able to do a presentation there prior to the
seniors’ last day in May.