2018 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 15 - Criminal Procedure
RS 15:191 - Place of trial of criminal neglect of family cases

Universal Citation: LA Rev Stat § 15:191 (2018)

CODE TITLE XVIII. DOUBLE JEOPARDY (BLANK)

CODE TITLE XIX. JURISDICTION AND VENUE

§191. Place of trial of criminal neglect of family cases

When any person shall desert or intentionally not support his family in violation of R.S. 14:74, the offense may be prosecuted and punished:

(1) In the parish where the person owing the duty of support resides or is found, or

(2) In the parish where the last matrimonial domicile was established, or

(3) In the parish where the person (or persons) to whom the duty of support is owed establishes a bona fide residence, provided that this provision shall be effective only if the person to whom the duty of support was owed was justified in establishing a separate residence.

Acts 1966, No. 311, §2, eff. Jan. 1, 1967.

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