2017 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 13 - Courts and Judicial Procedure
RS 13:3421 - Curatorship of the property of absent persons; court where proceedings are brought

Universal Citation: LA Rev Stat § 13:3421 (2017)

PART II. CURATORSHIP OF THE PROPERTY OF

ABSENT PERSONS

§3421. Curatorship of the property of absent persons; court where proceedings are brought

A. A petition for the appointment of a curator for an absent person, as provided in Civil Code Article 47, shall be filed in the district court of the parish where the absent person was domiciled at the time his absence commenced.

B. If the absent person was not domiciled in this state at the time his absence commenced, the petition may be filed in the district court of any parish where:

(1) Immovable property of the absent person is situated; or

(2) Movable property of the absent person is situated, if he owned no immovable property in the state at the time of his absence.

C. The venue provided in this Section may not be waived.

Acts 1990, No. 989, §4, eff. Jan. 1, 1991.

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