2018 Louisiana Laws
Civil Code
CC 3462 - Interruption by filing of suit or by service of process

Universal Citation: LA Civ Code 3462 (2018)

CHAPTER 2--INTERRUPTION AND SUSPENSION

OF PRESCRIPTION

SECTION 1--INTERRUPTION OF PRESCRIPTION

Art. 3462. Interruption by filing of suit or by service of process

Prescription is interrupted when the owner commences action against the possessor, or when the obligee commences action against the obligor, in a court of competent jurisdiction and venue. If action is commenced in an incompetent court, or in an improper venue, prescription is interrupted only as to a defendant served by process within the prescriptive period.

Acts 1982, No. 187, §1, eff. Jan. 1, 1983.

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