2017 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 13 - Courts and Judicial Procedure
RS 13:3 - Seals for clerks of Supreme Court and Orleans parish courts; Orleans Parish Juvenile Court

Universal Citation: LA Rev Stat § 13:3 (2017)

§3. Seals for clerks of Supreme Court and Orleans parish courts; Orleans Parish Juvenile Court

The clerks of the Supreme Court and the several courts in the parish of Orleans each shall have a seal containing the vignette of the state seal and designating the court for which the seal is to be used, with which all documents requiring a seal issued from these courts shall be sealed, provided that the Orleans Parish Juvenile Court may prepare and use its own special seal, which shall contain thereon at its top the name "Orleans Parish Juvenile Court" with the words "State of Louisiana" across its middle, and at the bottom the court's motto, "Justice through Understanding." Embossed under the court's name shall be the scales of justice supported by the Louisiana Pelican with its young (now contained in the vignette of the present state seal) and enclosed within a crescent symbolical of New Orleans the year "1908" commemorating the court's creation. The clerk of the Orleans Parish Juvenile Court shall be the keeper of such seal and shall affix this official court seal to all official acts and documents necessitating a seal.

Amended by Acts 1962, No. 117, §1.

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