2017 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 13 - Courts and Judicial Procedure
RS 13:621.47 - Transfer of cases

§621.47. Transfer of cases

A. On January 1, 2009, all pending cases filed in the Eleventh Judicial District Court arising out of DeSoto Parish are hereby transferred to the Forty-Second Judicial District Court for further proceedings in accordance with law. A judge of the Eleventh Judicial District Court or a judge of the Forty-Second Judicial District Court on his own motion, or upon motion by the district attorney of the Eleventh Judicial District Court or by the district attorney of the Forty-Second Judicial District Court or by the attorney of the defendant in criminal cases or by any attorney representing clients in cases before the Eleventh Judicial District Court, may have such cases transferred from the Eleventh Judicial District Court upon the signing of the order to transfer by a judge of either district to the Forty-Second Judicial District Court. Upon the signing of such an order, the clerk of the Eleventh Judicial District Court or the clerk of the Forty-Second Judicial District Court shall effect delivery of the record to the clerk of the Forty-Second Judicial District Court, who shall receipt the same and properly file it in his office. The Forty-Second Judicial District Court shall hear and dispose of all cases lawfully and properly before the court with the same legal effect as if they had been instituted in that court in the first instance.

B. With respect to cases and jurisdiction transferred according to this Section, the sheriff for the parish of DeSoto is vested with the power and authority to serve all notices, subpoenas, papers, writs, and orders and to make proper return thereto to the Forty-Second Judicial District Court.

Acts 2007, No. 416, §1, eff. Jan. 1, 2009.

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