2017 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 13 - Courts and Judicial Procedure
RS 13:587.2 - Fourth Judicial District; divisions; subject matter

Universal Citation: LA Rev Stat § 13:587.2 (2017)

§587.2. Fourth Judicial District; divisions; subject matter

A. Respecting seniority and the requirement that all cases be assigned randomly within multi-judge sections, the judges of the Fourth Judicial District Court, by rule adopted by a majority vote of the judges sitting en banc, may designate a certain division or section of the court as a specialized division or section having criminal, civil, drug court, driving while intoxicated court, mental health court, misdemeanor, traffic, juvenile, violent crimes or homicides, or other specialized subject matter jurisdiction.

B. No rule adopted by the court may assign any division, without its consent, to any section for a longer period than three years.

C. Notwithstanding any principal assignment to sections, all divisions of the court shall retain general jurisdiction to hear all matters.

Acts 2001, No. 418, §1; Acts 2008, No. 68, §1; Acts 2008, No. 71, §1; Acts 2012, No. 270, §1, eff. May 25, 2012.

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