2017 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 13 - Courts and Judicial Procedure
RS 13:477 - Judicial districts

Universal Citation: LA Rev Stat § 13:477 (2017)

§477. Judicial districts

There shall be forty-one judicial districts in the state and each district shall be composed as follows:

(1) The parish of Caddo shall compose the First District. The First District shall consist of three election sections. Election section one shall consist of Precincts 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 25, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 53, 54, 55, 57, 58, 60, 61, 65, 66, 67, 71, 73A & 73B, 80, 81, 82A & 82B, 83A & 83B, 84, 85A & 85B, 86, 96, 98, 130, 131, 135, 137A & 137B, and 140 of Caddo Parish. Election section two shall consist of Precincts 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 26, 27, 28, 35, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 56A & 56B, 59, 62, 63, 64, 68, 70, 72, 74, 76A & 76B, 77, 99, 126, 127, 128, and 129 of Caddo Parish. Election section three shall consist of Precincts 4, 69, 75, 78, 79, 87, 88, 89A & 89B & 89C, 90A & 90B, 91A & 91B, 92, 93, 94, 95A & 95B, 97A & 97B, 122, 123, 124, 125, 132A & 132B, 133, 134, 136, 138, 139, 141, 142, 143, 144, 145, 146, 147, 149, 150, 151, 152, 153, 154, 155, 156, 157, 158, and 159 of Caddo Parish.

(2) The parishes of Jackson, Claiborne, and Bienville shall compose the Second District.

(3) The parishes of Lincoln and Union shall compose the Third District.

(4) The parishes of Ouachita and Morehouse shall compose the Fourth District. The Fourth District shall consist of two election sections. Election section one shall consist of Precincts 3-1, 3-2, 3-3, 3-4, 3-5, 3-6, 3-7, 3-8, 3-9, 3-10, 3-11, 3-12, 3-14, 3-15, 3-16, 3-17, 3-18, 10-5, 10-7, 10-8, 10-9, 10-11, 10-12, 10-13, 10-17, and 10-22 of Ouachita Parish. Election section two shall consist of Morehouse Parish and Precincts 1-1, 1-2, 1-3, 1-4, 1-5, 2-1, 2-2, 2-3, 2-4, 3-13, 4-1, 4-2, 5-1, 5-2, 5-3, 5-4, 5-5, 5-6, 5-7, 5-8, 5-9, 5-10, 5-11, 5-12, 5-13, 5-14, 5-15, 5-16, 5-17, 5-18, 5-19, 5-20, 5-21, 6-1, 6-2, 7-1, 8-1, 8-2, 9-1, 10-1, 10-2, 10-3, 10-4, 10-6, 10-10, 10-14, 10-15, 10-16, 10-18, 10-19, 10-20, 10-21, 10-23, and 10-24 of Ouachita Parish.

(5) The parishes of West Carroll, Richland, and Franklin shall compose the Fifth District.

(6) The parishes of East Carroll, Madison, and Tensas shall compose the Sixth District.

(7) The parishes of Catahoula and Concordia shall compose the Seventh District.

(8) The parish of Winn shall compose the Eighth District.

(9) The parish of Rapides shall compose the Ninth District.

(10) The parish of Natchitoches shall compose the Tenth District.

(11) The parish of Sabine shall compose the Eleventh District.

(12) The parish of Avoyelles shall compose the Twelfth District.

(13) The parish of Evangeline shall compose the Thirteenth District.

(14) The parish of Calcasieu shall compose the Fourteenth District. The Fourteenth District shall consist of three election sections. Election section one shall consist of Precincts 30, 31, 31A, 100, 101, 102, 103S, 104E, 104W, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109, 112E, 112W, 113, 117E, 117W, 123N, 123S-A & 123S-B, 124A & 124B, and 125. Election section two shall consist of Precincts 10E, 10W, 11, 12A & 12B, 13, 20, 21, 22, 32N, 32S-A & 32S-B, 33A, 34, 40, 41E, 41W, 42E, 42W, 50, 52, 53, 60, 61, 62, 63E, 63W, 80, 81, 81A*, 111, 114A & 114B, 115, 116, 118E, 118W, 119NE, 119NW, 119SE, 119SW, 120, 121, 122, 126A, 126C-A & 126C-B, 126E, 126W, 170, 171, 172, 173, 190, 191, 200A & 200B, and 201. Election section three shall consist of Precincts 33B, 33E, 33W-A & 33W-B, 35N-A & 35N-B, 35S, 43, 44N, 44S-A & 44S-B, 45, 46, 70, 71, 72, 110, 150, 151, 152, 153, 155A & 155B, 156, 157, 158, 180, 181, 182, and 183.

(15) The parishes of Acadia, Lafayette, and Vermilion shall compose the Fifteenth District. The Fifteenth District shall consist of five election sections. Election section one shall consist of precincts 1-3A, 1-6, 1-7, 1-8 of Acadia Parish and precincts 7, 8, 9, 10, 14A, 14B, 15A, 15B, 16, 17, 18, 19, 22, 23, 24, 50, 51, 52, 54, 56, 57, 58, 59, 61, 62, 64, 65, and 68 of Lafayette Parish. Election section two shall consist of precincts 1, 2, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 6, 11, 12, and 13 of Lafayette Parish. Election section three shall consist of precincts 20, 21, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34A, 34B, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 53, 55, 60, 66, 69, 70, 72, 73, 74, 75, 76, 77, 78, 79, 80, 81, 82, 83, 84, 85A, 85B, 86, 87, 88, 89, 90, 91, 92, 93, 94, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99, 100, 101, 102, 103, 104, 105, and 106 of Lafayette Parish. Election section four shall consist of precincts 1-1, 1-2A, 1-2B, 1-3B, 1-4A, 1-4B, 1-5A, 1-5B, 1-9, 1-10, 1-11, 2-1, 2-2, 2-3, 2-4, 2-5, 3-1, 3-2, 3-3A, 3-3B, 3-4, 3-5, 3-6, 3-6A*, 3-6B*, 3-7, 4-1, 4-2, 4-3, 4-4, 4-5, 4-6, 5-1A, 5-1B, 5-2A, 5-2B, 5-3, 5-4, 5-5, 5-6, 6-1, 6-2, 6-3A, 6-3B, 6-4, 6-5, 6-6, 6-7, 6-8, 6-9, 6-10, 6-11, 6-12, 6-13, 6-14, 6-15, 6-16, 7-1, 7-2, 7-3, and 7-4 of Acadia Parish. Election section five shall consist of Vermilion Parish.

(16) The parishes of St. Mary, Iberia, and St. Martin shall compose the Sixteenth District. The Sixteenth District shall consist of two election sections. Election section one shall consist of precincts 1-1, 1-2, 2-2, 4-1, 2-1, 2-3, 1-4, 4-2, 4-3, 4-4, 4-5, 11-6, 9-1, 9-3, 10-2, 12-1, 12-2, 12-3, 12-6, 2-5, 14-2, 11-7, 12-4, 12-8, 10-1, and 3-4 of Iberia Parish; precincts 1-4, 2-1 & 2-3, 3-1, 4-1, 4-3, 6-3, 7-2, 7-3, 3-7, 1-6, 2-4, 3-8, 3-5, and 3-9 of St. Martin Parish; and precincts 2, 3, 4, 7, 9, and 14 of St. Mary Parish.

Election section two shall consist of precincts 1-3, 5-6, 3-1, 3-2, 3-3, 1-5, 5-1, 5-2, 5-3, 5-4, 7-6, 1-6, 6-1, 6-2, 6-3, 7-1, 7-2, 7-3, 7-4, 7-5, 8-1, 8-2, 8-3, 8-4, 8-5, 9-2, 9-4, 9-5, 6-5, 10-3, 10-4, 11-1, 11-2, 11-3, 11-4, 11-5, 3-5, 5-8, 13-4, 13-5, 13-6, 14-1, 14-3, 14-4, 13-2, 14-6, 14-5, 5-5, 2-4, 4-6, 7-7, 8-6, 5-7, 6-4, 12-5, 12-7, 13-3, and 13-1 of Iberia Parish; precincts 1-1, 1-2, 1-3, 1-5, 2-2, 3-2, 3-3, 3-6, 4-6, 3-4, 4-2, 4-4, 4-5, 5-1, 5-2, 5-3 & 5-4, 6-1, 6-2, 6-4, 7-1, 7-4, 8-1, 9-4, 9-5, 8-3, 8-4, 9-1, 9-2, 9-3, 1-7, and 8-2 of St. Martin Parish; and precincts 1, 5, 6, 8, 10, 11, 12, 13, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 18A, 19A, 34A, and 35A of St. Mary Parish.

(17) The parish of Lafourche shall compose the Seventeenth District.

(18) The parishes of Iberville, West Baton Rouge, and Pointe Coupee shall compose the Eighteenth District.

(19) The parish of East Baton Rouge shall compose the Nineteenth District. The Nineteenth District shall consist of three election sections. Election section one shall consist of Precincts INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX, INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX A, INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX B, 1-1, 1-3, 1-4, 1-5, 1-6, 1-7, 1-8, 1-10, 1-11, 1-13, 1-14, 1-15, 1-16, 1-17, 1-18, 1-19, 1-20, 1-21, 1-22, 1-23, 1-24, 1-25, 1-26, 1-27, 1-28, 1-29, 1-30, 1-31, 1-32, 1-37, 1-38, 1-40, 1-44, 1-45, 1-46, 1-50, 1-51, 1-58, 1-61, 1-62, 1-63, 1-67, 1-68, 1-77, 1-84, 1-85, 1-86, 1-91, 1-92, 1-94, 1-95, 1-100, 1-101, 2-16, 2-20, and 2-23 of East Baton Rouge Parish. Election section two shall consist of Precincts 1-9, 1-52, 1-53, 1-54, 1-55, 1-60, 1-70, 1-71, 1-72, 1-78, 1-81, 1-82, 1-83, 1-87, 1-88, 1-93, 1-97, 2-1, 2-2, 2-3, 2-4, 2-5, 2-6, 2-7, 2-8, 2-9, 2-10, 2-11, 2-12, 2-13, 2-14, 2-15, 2-17, 2-18, 2-21, 2-22, 2-24, 2-25, 2-26, 2-26A*, 2-26B*, 3-1, 3-2, 3-6, 3-8, 3-9, 3-12, 3-14, 3-24, 3-25, 3-26, 3-28, 3-30, and 3-32 of East Baton Rouge Parish. Election section three shall consist of Precincts 1-2, 1-12, 1-33, 1-34, 1-35, 1-36, 1-39, 1-41, 1-42, 1-43, 1-47, 1-48, 1-49, 1-56, 1-57, 1-59, 1-64, 1-65, 1-66, 1-69, 1-73, 1-74, 1-75, 1-76, 1-79, 1-80, 1-89, 1-90, 1-96, 1-98, 1-99, 1-102, 1-103, 3-3, 3-4, 3-5, 3-7, 3-10, 3-11, 3-13, 3-15, 3-16, 3-17, 3-18, 3-19, 3-20, 3-21, 3-22, 3-23, 3-27, 3-29, 3-31, 3-33, 3-34, 3-35, 3-36, 3-37, and 3-38 of East Baton Rouge Parish.

(20) The parishes of East Feliciana and West Feliciana shall compose the Twentieth District.

(21) The parishes of Tangipahoa, Livingston, and St. Helena shall compose the Twenty-First District.

(22) The parishes of Washington and St. Tammany shall compose the Twenty-Second District.

(23) The parishes of Assumption, Ascension, and St. James shall compose the Twenty-third District. The Twenty-third District shall consist of two election sections. Election section one shall consist of Precincts 15, 27A, 27B, 28, 29, 32, 33, 35A, and 35B of Ascension Parish, Precincts 1-1, 7-1, and 7-1A of Assumption Parish, and Precincts 7, 7A, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, and 15A of St. James Parish. Election section two shall consist of Precincts 1, 2, 3, 4A, 4B, 5A, 5B, 5C, 6, 7A, 7B, 8A, 8B, 9, 10A, 10B, 11A, 11B, 12, 13, 14, 16A, 16B, 21A, 21B, 22A, 22B, 23, 31, 34, 36, 37, 40, 41, and 42 of Ascension Parish, Precincts 1-2, 2-1, 2-2, 2-3, 3-1, 3-2, 4-1, 4-2, 4-3, 5-1, 5-2, 5-3, 5-4, 6-1, 6-1A, 6-2, 6-3, 7-2, 8-1, 8-2, 9-1, and 9-2 of Assumption Parish, and Precincts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 5A, 6, 8, 8A, 9, 10, 16, 17, 17A, and 18 of St. James Parish.

(24) The parish of Jefferson shall compose the Twenty-Fourth District. The Twenty-Fourth District shall consist of three election sections. Election section one shall consist of Precincts 170, 171, 172, 174, 175, 176, 177, 178, 182, 183, 184, 185A, 185B, 189, 190, 191, 192, 193, 194A, 194B, 195, 196, 197A, 197B, 197C, 198, 199, 202, 203, 204, 205, 210, 211, 212A, 212B, 213A, 213B, 213C, 214A, 214B, 215, 216A, 216B, 217, 225, 226, 227, 228, 229, 230, 231, 232A, 232B, 234, 235, 236, 237, 238, 246, 247, 248, 1-G, 2-G, 3-G, 4-G, 5-G, 6-G, 7-G, 8-G, 9-G, 10-G, 11-G, 12-G, 13-G, 1-GI, 1-L, 1-W, 4-W, 5-W, 6-W, and 7-W of Jefferson Parish. Election section two shall consist of Precincts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 68, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 75, 76, 77, 78, 79, 80, 81, 82, 83, 84, 85, 86, 87, 88, 89, 90, 91, 92, 93, 94, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99, 100, 101, 102, 103, 105, 106, 107, 115, 116, 117, 118, 119, 120, 121, 122, 123, 124, 125, 126, 127, 128, 129, 130, 131, 132, 133, 134, 136, 138, 1-H, 2-H, 3-H, 4-H, 5-H, 6-H, 7-H, 8-H, 9-H, 1-K, 2-K, 3-K, 4-K, 5-K, 6-K, 7-K, 8-K, 9-K, 10-K, 11-K, 12-K, 13-KA, 13-KB, 14-K, 15-K, 16-K, 17-K, 18-K, 19-K, 20-K, 25-K, 27-K, 28-K, 29-K, 30-K, 34-K, and 35-K of Jefferson Parish. Election section three shall consist of Precincts 104, 108, 150, 151, 152, 153, 154, 155, 156, 157A, 157B, 173, 179A, 179B, 180, 181, 187, 188, 200, 201, 21-K, 22-K, 23-K, 24-K, 26-K, 31-K, 33-K, 2-W, and 3-W of Jefferson Parish.

(25) The parish of Plaquemines shall compose the Twenty-Fifth District.

(26) The parishes of Bossier and Webster shall compose the Twenty-Sixth District.

(27) The parish of St. Landry shall compose the Twenty- Seventh District. The Twenty-Seventh District shall consist of four election sections. Election section one shall consist of Precincts 1-1, 1-2, 1-4, 1-5, 1-7, 1-11, 1-13, 1-15, 1-16, 1-19, 1-20, 1-21, 1-24, 1-27, 1-29, 5-3, 5-5, 5-6, and 5-3A of St. Landry Parish. Election section two shall consist of Precincts 1-6, 1-10, 1-17, 1-17A, 1-26, 1-28, 3-1, 4-1, 4-2, 4-3, 4-4, 4-5, 4-6, 4-7, 4-8, 4-9, 4-10, 4-11, 4-12, 4-13, 4-14, 4-15, 4-16, 5-1, 5-2, 5-4, and 5-7 of St. Landry Parish. Election section three shall consist of Precincts 1-3, 1-8, 1-9, 1-12, 1-18, 1-22, 1-23, 1-25, 2-1, 2-2, 2-3, 2-4, 2-5, 2-6, 2-7, 2-8, 2-9, 2-10, 3-2, 3-3, 3-4, 3-5, and 3-6 of St. Landry Parish. Election section four shall consist of Precincts 1-14, 6-1, 6-2, 6-3, 6-4, 6-5, 6-6, 6-7, 6-8, 6-9, 6-10, 6-11, 6-12, 6-13, 6-14, 6-15, 6-16, and 6-17 of St. Landry Parish.

(28) The parish of LaSalle shall compose the Twenty-Eighth District.

(29) The parish of St. Charles shall compose the Twenty-Ninth District.

(30) The parish of Vernon shall compose the Thirtieth District.

(31) The parish of Jefferson Davis shall compose the Thirty-First District.

(32) The parish of Terrebonne shall compose the Thirty-Second District.

(33) The parish of Allen shall compose the Thirty-Third District.

(34) The parish of St. Bernard shall compose the Thirty-Fourth District.

(35) The parish of Grant shall compose the Thirty-Fifth District.

(36) The parish of Beauregard shall compose the Thirty-Sixth District.

(37) The parish of Caldwell shall compose the Thirty-Seventh District.

(38) The parish of Cameron shall compose the Thirty-Eighth District.

(39) The parish of Red River shall compose the Thirty-Ninth District.

(40) The parish of St. John the Baptist shall compose the Fortieth District.

(41) Repealed by Acts 2012, No. 474, §4.

(42) The parish of DeSoto shall compose the Forty-Second District.

Added by Acts 1975, No. 13, §1, eff. January 1, 1979, and by Acts 1975, No. 728, §1. Amended by Acts 1976, No. 47, §1, eff. Jan. 3, 1977; Acts 1977, No. 164, §1, eff. Jan. 1, 1979; Acts 1977, No. 620, §18, eff. Jan. 3, 1979; Acts 1978, No. 14, §1, eff. March 1, 1979; Acts 1979, No. 635, §1, eff. March 1, 1980; Acts 1982, No. 21, §6(a), eff. Jan. 1, 1985; Acts 1992, No. 1069, §1, eff. July 14, 1992; Acts 1993, No. 214, §1; Acts 1993, No. 780, §1, eff. Aug. 1, 1993; Acts 1994, 3rd Ex. Sess., No. 145, §1, eff. July 7, 1994; Acts 1995, No. 377, §1, eff. Jan. 1, 1996; Acts 1998, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 99, §1, eff. May 5, 1998; Acts 1999, No. 403, §1; Acts 2006, No. 621, §2, eff. Jan. 1, 2009; Acts 2007, No. 416, §1, eff. Jan. 1, 2009; Acts 2012, No. 457, §1, eff. June 1, 2012; Acts 2012, No. 474, §§2, 4, and 5(A).

NOTE: See Acts 1998, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 99, §2.

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