2017 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 13 - Courts and Judicial Procedure
RS 13:5807.1 - Fees and costs; particular city marshals

§5807.1. Fees and costs; particular city marshals

            A. Notwithstanding the provisions of R.S. 13:5807, the marshal of the city of Natchitoches, the marshal of the city of Minden, the marshal of the city of Springhill, the marshal of the city of Franklin, and the marshal of the city of Winnfield shall each be entitled to the following fees of office and no more in civil matters:

            (1) For making service and return of citation with or without petition on each defendant, seven dollars.

            (2) For making service and return of supplemental or amended petition with or without accompanying citation, seven dollars.

            (3) For making service and return of interrogatories and notice of cross interrogatories, six dollars.

            (4) For making service and return of garnishment under writ of fieri facias, nine dollars and fifty cents.

            (5) For making service and return of writ of attachment on each witness, six dollars.

            (6) For making service and return of writ of sequestration, eight dollars.

            (7) For taking bond authorized by law, six dollars.

            (8) For making service and return of notice of judgment, six dollars and fifty cents.

            (9) For making service and return of citation and petition for appeal and order, seven dollars.

            (10) For return on writ of fieri facias, seven dollars and fifty cents.

            (11) For making service and return of citations requiring personal service, seven dollars, to-wit: rule nisi, subpoena, subpoena duces tecum, judgment debtor.

            (12) For keeping property under seizure by any writ or process, fees to be fixed by the court after service of notice to the parties or their attorneys of record in the suit.

            (13) For collecting money pursuant to an execution of an order of seizure and sale or a writ, without either seizure or sale, six percent, with a minimum of ten dollars for each execution or order of seizure and sale.

            (14)(a) For serving each order of court not otherwise herein specially provided for, six dollars.

            (b) For serving each order of court not otherwise herein specially provided for, the marshal of the city of Minden and the marshal of the city of Springhill shall each receive ten dollars.

            (15)(a) For each mile or fraction thereof actually and necessarily traveled in going to and returning from the service of any process of court, sixteen cents.

            (b) For each mile or fraction thereof actually and necessarily traveled in going to and returning from the service of any process of court, the marshal of the city of Natchitoches shall be reimbursed at a rate equal to that rate established for state employees by the Division of Administration.

            (c) For each mile or fraction thereof actually and necessarily traveled in going to and returning from service of any process of court, the marshal of the city of Minden and the marshal of the city of Springhill shall each receive twenty-one cents.

            B. No constructive mileage shall be allowed. When service of different processes in the same case or processes of court in different cases are served on the same official tour of the constable, the actual mileage traveled shall be prorated.

            C. Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, but otherwise in accordance therewith, the marshal of the city of Port Allen, the marshal of the city of Plaquemine, the marshal of the city of Franklin, the marshal of Morgan City, the Ward Two marshal of the city court of Denham Springs, the Ward One marshal of the city of Minden, the marshal of the city of Houma, and the Ward Two marshal of the city of Springhill shall each be entitled to a minimum fee of office of ten dollars for each service rendered in civil matters.

            D. Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, but otherwise in accordance therewith, the marshal of the city of Natchitoches shall be entitled to a fee of office of not less than ten dollars but not more than twenty dollars for each service rendered in civil matters. These fees shall be collected by the marshal and shall be remitted to the governing authority of the city of Natchitoches to be deposited into the general fund account of the city.

            E.(1) Notwithstanding the provisions of R.S. 13:5807(A)(16), the marshal of the city of Rayne shall be entitled to be paid a mileage allowance for each mile or fraction thereof actually and necessarily traveled in going to and returning from the service of any process of court equal to the rate established as the standard mileage rate for business travel for purposes of Section 162(a) of Title 26 of the United States Code.

            (2) No constructive mileage shall be allowed. When service of different processes in the same case or processes of court in different cases are served on the same official tour, the actual mileage traveled shall be prorated.

            Acts 1983, No. 170, §1; Acts 1985, No. 463, §1; Acts 1985, No. 575, §1; Acts 1985, No. 31, §1; Acts 1986, No. 63, §1; Acts 1987, No. 564, §1; Acts 1988, No. 271, §1; Acts 1988, No. 679, §1; Acts 1991, No. 19, §1; Acts 1992, No. 411, §1; Acts 1992, No. 991, §1; Acts 1992, No. 1100, §1; Acts 1993, No. 573, §1; Acts 1994, 3rd Ex. Sess., No. 79, §1, eff. July 7, 1994; Acts 1995, No. 210, §1; Acts 1999, No. 224, §1; Acts 1999, No. 239, §1; Acts 1999, No. 270, §1; Acts 2003, No. 392, §2; Redesignated from R.S. 33:1704.1 pursuant to Acts 2011, No. 248, §3; Acts 2015, No. 206, §1.

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