2018 Louisiana Laws
Code of Civil Procedure
CCP 891 - Form of petition

Universal Citation: LA Code Civ Pro 891 (2018)


Art. 891. Form of petition

A. The petition shall comply with Articles 853, 854, and 863, and, whenever applicable, with Articles 855 through 861. It shall set forth the name, surname, and domicile of the parties; shall contain a short, clear, and concise statement of all causes of action arising out of, and of the material facts of, the transaction or occurrence that is the subject matter of the litigation; shall designate an address, not a post office box, for receipt of service of all items involving the litigation; and shall conclude with a prayer for judgment for the relief sought. Relief may be prayed for in the alternative.

B. For petitions involving domestic violence brought pursuant to R.S. 46:2131 et seq., R.S. 9:361 et seq., Children's Code Article 1564 et seq., or Code of Civil Procedure Article 3601 et seq., the address and parish of the residence of each petitioner and each person on whose behalf the petition is filed may remain confidential with the court.

Acts 1990, No. 521, §2, eff. Jan. 1, 1991; Acts 1991, No. 48, §1; Acts 1997, No. 1156, §2.

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