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 Rules for Louisiana District Courts

 

NEW: Following a 30-day public comment period and a Court Rules Committee review of all comments received, the Louisiana Supreme Court approved the latest District Court Rules amendments on April 29, 2014 (signed Order and amendments may be found HERE). All amendments will take effect on June 1, 2014.

The current version of the Rules may be found here: http://www.lasc.org/rules/dist.ct/FINALRULES.PDF.

Thank you.

Court Rules Committee


 

RULES FOR LOUISIANA DISTRICT COURTS AND JUVENILE COURTS

AND NUMBERING SYSTEM FOR LOUISIANA FAMILY COURT PROCEEDINGS

Adopted April 1, 2002

Includes Amendments through April 29, 2014
(Amendments effective June 1, 2014)


Listed below are the Rules for Louisiana District Courts, Titles I, II and III; the Numbering Systems for Louisiana Family and Domestic Relations Courts, Title IV; Rules for Juvenile Proceedings in District Courts and in Juvenile Courts, Title V; and Litigation Filed By Inmates, Title VI.

 

RULES FOR LOUISIANA DISTRICT COURTS



RULES FOR LOUISIANA DISTRICT COURTS

(listed by Title)

TITLE I

Rules for Proceedings in District Courts, Family Courts, and Juvenile Courts

TITLE II

Rules for Civil Proceedings in District Courts

TITLE III

Rules for Criminal Proceedings in District Courts

TITLE IV

Numbering System for Family Court Proceedings in District Courts and in the Family Court for the Parish of East Baton Rouge  (District by District Presentation and Rule by Rule Presentation)

TITLE V

Rules for Juvenile Proceedings in District Courts and in Juvenile Courts for the Parishes of East Baton Rouge, Orleans, Jefferson, and Caddo

TITLE VI

Rules for Litigation Filed By Inmates


APPENDICES TO RULES

  • District by District Appendices - Titles I, II, and III - Rules for Louisiana District Courts, Family Courts, and Juvenile Courts
  • District by District Appendices - Title V - Rules for Juvenile Proceedings in District Courts and Juvenile Courts for the Parishes of East Baton Rouge, Orleans, Jefferson, and Caddo

  • List of Appendices - Titles I, II and III - Rules for Louisiana District Courts, Family Courts, and Juvenile Courts
  • List of Appendices - Title V - Rules for Juvenile Proceedings in District Courts and Juvenile Courts for the Parishes of East Baton Rouge, Orleans, Jefferson, and Caddo
  • List of Appendices - Title VI - Rules for Litigation Filed By Inmates

 

Previous version of District Court Rules in PDF format (Includes Amendments through May 15, 2013; Amendments effective June 1, 2013)

 

 

Please Note:

Louisiana judges and licensed members of the Louisiana bar may forward their comments, proposed amendments to existing rules and recommendations for additional rules to the Court Rules Committee of the Supreme Court in care of Sandra A. Vujnovich, Judicial Administrator of the Supreme Court, c/o Robert P. Harper, Staff Attorney, 400 Royal Street, Ste. 1190, New Orleans, LA 70130-8101 or webmaster@lasc.org . Please be advised that any comments which are forwarded constitute matters of public record and are subject to public inspection. Final approval of any changes will rest with the Supreme Court.

 

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