2011 Louisiana Laws
Code of Civil Procedure
CCP 4847 — Limitations upon jurisdiction

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Art. 4847. Limitations upon jurisdiction

A. Except as otherwise provided by law, a parish court or city court has no jurisdiction in any of the following cases or proceedings:

(1) A case involving title to immovable property.

(2) A case involving the right to public office or position.

(3) A case in which the plaintiff asserts civil or political rights under the federal or state constitutions.

(4) A claim for annulment of marriage, divorce, separation of property, or alimony.

(5) A succession, interdiction, receivership, liquidation, habeas corpus, or quo warranto proceeding.

(6) A case in which the state, or a parish, municipal, or other political corporation is a defendant, except for a petition for nullity filed in the City Court of Slidell to nullify a judgment of bond forfeiture rendered by the City Court of Slidell.

(7) Any other case or proceeding excepted from the jurisdiction of these courts by law.

B. In addition, city courts shall not have jurisdiction in tutorship, curatorship, emancipation, and partition proceedings.

Acts 1986, No. 156, §1; Acts 1986, No. 152, §2, eff. June 28, 1986; Acts 1988, No. 670, §1; Acts 1990, No. 361, §1, eff. Jan. 1, 1991; Acts 2011, No. 228, §1.

{{NOTE: SEE ACTS 1986, NO. 152, §3.}}

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