2017 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 13 - Courts and Judicial Procedure
RS 13:2563.4 - Parish court judge as judge of juvenile court; jurisdiction; clerk; sessions and records

§2563.4. Parish court judge as judge of juvenile court; jurisdiction; clerk; sessions and records

A. The parish court, when in session under the provisions of laws applicable to juvenile courts, shall be known as the parish juvenile court.

B. The judge of the court shall be ex officio judge of the juvenile court within his jurisdiction. The judge shall have jurisdiction concurrent with that of the district court and shall have all powers conferred on judges of the district court as judges of the juvenile court.

C. The clerk of the district court for the parish of Ascension, or a deputy clerk assigned by him, shall be ex officio clerk of the juvenile court for the parish.

D. The sessions of the parish court when sitting as juvenile court shall be held apart from all sessions of the parish court, and its records shall be kept separately. The court may sit in chambers and may hold its session irrespective of terms of court.

Added by Acts 1976, No. 307, §1, eff. Jan. 3, 1977.

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