NEW: New Title IV Rules and Appendices for family law proceedings have been approved, will take effect July 1, 2015.
Following a 30-day public comment period, the Louisiana Supreme Court approved the new Title IV Rules and Appendices for family law proceedings on April 30, 2015. These new Rules and their Appendices will replace the Title IV numbering system and court-specific rules currently in place effective July 1, 2015. Although not in effect yet, the new material is now available for review on the Supreme Court’s website (http://www.lasc.org/rules/dist.ct/TitleIV.asp#TITLE). It will also appear in West’s 2015 Louisiana Rules of Court – Volume I – State book.
If you have any questions or comments concerning the new Title IV Rules and Appendices, please e-mail them to the Supreme Court’s Court Rules Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to: Court Rules Committee, 400 Royal Street, Suite 1190, New Orleans, LA 70130.
COURT RULES COMMITTEE & FAMILY COURT RULES COMMITTEE
NEW: Cameron Parish Clerk of Court Closure Order (05/28/15)
NEW: REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS LASC 2015-001: The Supreme Court of Louisiana invites qualified vendors to submit proposals for providing professional/technical financial and performance internal auditing services. All proposals must be received by 5:00 p.m. (CST), on Monday, June 15, 2015. A copy of the Request for Proposal can be found here.
NEW: Louisiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Bernette Joshua Johnson was presented the 2015 Diversity Leadership Award by the American Bar Association (ABA) Section of Litigation during the Diversity Leadership & John Minor Wisdom Awards Luncheon held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in New Orleans
NEW: Report of the Supreme Court of Louisiana to the Louisiana Legislature in Response to H.R. No. 156 of the 2014 Regular Legislative Session
NEW: Chief Justice Bernette Joshua Johnson announced that in recognition of Law Day—May 1st, the Louisiana Supreme Court issued a resolution urging all Louisiana state court judges to dedicate the month of May 2015 to reaching out to schools to provide students with an opportunity to learn about the law, the role of judges, and the court system from members of the judiciary
2013 Louisiana Supreme Court Annual Report (pdf)
2013 Guide to Louisiana Courts (pdf)
2013-C -2879 [PARENTS OF MINOR CHILD] v. GEORGE J. CHARLET, JR., DECEASED, CHARLET FUNERAL HOME, INC., [THE PRIEST], AND THE ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH OF THE DIOCESE OF BATON ROUGE (Parish of E. Baton Rouge)
WEIMER, J., recused.
HUGHES, J., concurs and assigns reasons.
New Forms for Louisiana Clerks of Court
Act 405 Court Cost Remittance Form (pdf) (Fillable PDF form)
Revised Monthly Civil Case Reporting Form (pdf) (Fillable PDF form)
Louisiana Court Interpreter Training Program Information & Registration
(Training/Testing Calendar- 2015)
PLEASE NOTE: Please be advised that an e-mail is circulating purporting to be a Pretrial Notice for an appearance in “The Court of Louisiana.” Please be aware that this e-mail did not originate from the Louisiana Supreme Court. Additionally, please be aware that any attachment associated with this e-mail may contain a virus and those receiving an e-mail similar to the above should not open the attachment.
The Louisiana Supreme Court has enacted Part G, Section 13 of this Court’s General Administrative Rules and Louisiana Civil Case Reporting Form for use in reporting on any case that “has been filed in state district court for damages arising from an offense or quasi-offense.”
Financial Rule for Judges, Justices of the Peace, and Judicial Candidates
List of Delinquent Filers (updated 04/27/15)
Supreme Court Report in Response to HCR 143
Notice of Public Hearing - HCR 143 Committee - January 23, 2014 (pdf)
HCR 143 Meeting Notice - Presentation (pdf)