2017 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 13 - Courts and Judicial Procedure
RS 13:3824 - Assistance to tribunals and litigants in another state, or in a territory, district, or foreign jurisdiction

Universal Citation: LA Rev Stat § 13:3824 (2017)

§3824. Assistance to tribunals and litigants in another state, or in a territory, district, or foreign jurisdiction

A. A person who is domiciled or is found within this state may be compelled to give his testimony or statement or to produce documents or other things for use in a proceeding in a court in another state, territory, district, or foreign jurisdiction pursuant to:

(1) R.S. 13:3825.

(2) An order made upon the application of any interested person or in response to a letter rogatory. To the extent that the order does not prescribe otherwise, the practice and procedure shall be in accordance with that of the court of this state issuing the order. The order may direct that the testimony or statement be given, or document or other thing produced, before a person appointed by the court. The person appointed shall have power to administer any necessary oath.

B. A person within this state may voluntarily give his testimony or statement or produce documents or other things for use in a proceeding before a tribunal in another state, or in a territory, district, or foreign jurisdiction in any manner acceptable to him.

Added by Acts 1966, No. 37, §2; Acts 2014, No. 793, §1.

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