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.
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.
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.
Project L.E.A.D. (Legal Enrichment and Decision-Making)
Violence Intervention Program (VIP)
District Attorney Truancy Program (DATE)
Internet Safety and Cyber Bullying
February 4, 2014 - Press Release
EIGHTEEN YEAR OLD RACELAND MAN
SENTENCED TO THIRTY YEARS
Lafourche Parish District Attorney Camille A. "Cam"
Morvant, II announced that a Raceland man pled guilty and was sentenced
to a thirty-five year prison sentence on February 3, 2014.
Devon Richard, 535 Triple Oaks, Raceland pled guilty to
Forcible Rape and Armed Robbery and was sentenced to thirty-five years
on each charge with the Department of Corrections to run concurrently.
His plea is in relation to a rape and robbery which occurred on March 6,
2013 on St. Louis Street in Raceland. Richard was seventeen years old at
the time of the commission of the felony offense.
Assistant District Attorney, Annette Fontana stated that
"the sentence was appropriate considering that Richard had no prior
felony convictions and was seventeen years old at the time he committed