2017 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 13 - Courts and Judicial Procedure
RS 13:1621 - Juvenile court for the parish of East Baton Rouge; establishment; jurisdiction

Universal Citation: LA Rev Stat § 13:1621 (2017)

PART I-A. JUVENILE COURT FOR THE

PARISH OF EAST BATON ROUGE

§1621. Juvenile court for the parish of East Baton Rouge; establishment; jurisdiction

A. There shall be a separate juvenile court for the parish of East Baton Rouge which shall be a court of record and shall be known as the "Juvenile Court for the Parish of East Baton Rouge". There shall be two judges of the juvenile court, who shall preside over that court. The court shall have exclusive jurisdiction in the following proceedings:

(1) All proceedings in the interest of children under seventeen years of age alleged to be delinquent, except as provided in R.S. 13:1570 and 1571.1 through 1571.4 and Code of Juvenile Procedure Article 106; and all proceedings in the interest of children under eighteen years of age alleged to be in need of supervision or in need of care.

(2) All proceedings to decree minors abandoned, for the adoption of minors, and for the relinquishment or termination of parental rights.

(3) All such additional jurisdiction, power, and authority now or hereafter provided by law for juvenile courts.

B-C. Repealed by Acts 2010, No. 754, §4, eff. Jan. 1, 2011.

Acts 1990, No. 158, §1, eff. July 1, 1990; Acts 1991, No. 221, §1, eff. July 2, 1991; Acts 1991, No. 228, §1; Acts 1994, 3rd Ex. Sess., No. 145, §1, eff. July 7, 1994; Acts 2010, No. 238, §2; Acts 2010, No. 754, §§2, 4, eff. Jan. 1, 2011.

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