2017 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 13 - Courts and Judicial Procedure
RS 13:4366 - Fees of appraisers

Universal Citation: LA Rev Stat § 13:4366 (2017)

§4366. Fees of appraisers

A.(1) The fees of the appraisers shall be fixed by the sheriff at not more than fifty dollars on movables, and not less than one hundred dollars nor more than three hundred fifty dollars on immovable property for each appraiser.

(2) On ex parte motion of the sheriff, the court may order a fee to be paid in excess of fifty dollars on movable items and in excess of three hundred fifty dollars on immovable property if, in the court's judgment, the property cannot be adequately appraised at the fees established in Paragraph (1) of this Subsection. The sheriff shall attach to the motion a statement of the reasons for requesting payment of the excess fees before the court can authorize a payment in excess of the established fees.

(3) A party to an action or proceeding who acts as an appraiser is not entitled to a fee.

B. The fees of appraisers shall be taxed as costs.

Added by Acts 1960, No. 32, §6, eff. Jan. 1, 1961. Amended by Acts 1975, No. 699, §1. Acts 1984, No. 135, §1; Acts 1987, No. 697, §1; Acts 2001, No. 797, §1; Acts 2008, No. 895, §1.

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