2017 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 13 - Courts and Judicial Procedure
RS 13:5082 - Duty to produce books, papers and documents; when facts taken as confessed

Universal Citation: LA Rev Stat § 13:5082 (2017)

§5082. Duty to produce books, papers and documents; when facts taken as confessed

Whenever any defendant against whom suit has been filed in accordance with R.S. 13:5081 is notified properly that any of the books, papers, or documents belonging to the defendant corporation, joint stock association, copartnership or individual are wanted before the court, or special commissioner, as provided in R.S. 13:5081, and of what the state expects to prove thereby, the defendant therein shall produce and present, or shall cause to be produced and presented, as required in the notice, all such books, papers and documents belonging to any such defendant or under his control as may be specified in the notice, in court or before the special commissioner, at the time and place specified. If the defendant fails or refuses to comply with this Section, the court, upon the motion of the prosecuting officer representing the state, shall order that the facts contained in the statement of what the state expects to prove, be taken as confessed.

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