2017 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 13 - Courts and Judicial Procedure
RS 13:3671 - Fees and mileage of witness residing or employed within parish, or outside parish but within twenty-five miles of court; fees and costs taxable

Universal Citation: LA Rev Stat § 13:3671 (2017)

§3671. Fees and mileage of witness residing or employed within parish, or outside parish but within twenty-five miles of court; fees and costs taxable

A witness residing or employed in the parish where the court is situated, or a witness who resides or is employed outside of such parish but within twenty-five miles from the courthouse where the trial or hearing is to be held, who attends court in compliance with a subpoena is entitled to receive a fee of eight dollars a day for every day he is in attendance at court, and mileage at the rate of sixteen cents a mile for the distance he is required to travel in going to and returning from the place where the court is held.

The fees and mileage of not more than six witnesses subpoenaed by each party may be taxed as costs of court. The fees and mileage of witnesses in excess of that number shall be paid by the party who subpoenaed them.

Added by Acts 1960, No. 32, §6, eff. Jan. 1, 1961. Amended by Acts 1962, No. 69, §1; Acts 1977, No. 315, §1.

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