2019 Louisiana Laws
Code of Civil Procedure

TITLE I COURTS

CHAPTER 1. JURISDICTION

CHAPTER 2. VENUE

SECTION 1. GENERAL DISPOSITIONS

SECTION 2. EXCEPTIONS TO GENERAL RULES

SECTION 3. CHANGE OF VENUE

CHAPTER 4. POWER AND AUTHORITY

SECTION 1. GENERAL DISPOSITIONS

SECTION 2. POWER TO PUNISH FOR CONTEMPT

CHAPTER 5. CLERKS

SECTION 1. GENERAL DISPOSITIONS

SECTION 2. CLERKS OF DISTRICT COURTS

CHAPTER 6. SHERIFFS

CHAPTER 7. OTHER OFFICERS OF THE COURT

TITLE II ACTIONS

CHAPTER 1. GENERAL DISPOSITIONS

CHAPTER 2. CUMULATION OF ACTIONS

CHAPTER 3. LIS PENDENS

CHAPTER 4. ABANDONMENT OF ACTION

CHAPTER 5. CLASS AND DERIVATIVE ACTIONS

SECTION 1. CLASS ACTIONS

SECTION 2. DERIVATIVE ACTIONS

TITLE III PARTIES

CHAPTER 1. JOINDER

CHAPTER 2. PARTIES PLAINTIFF

CHAPTER 3. PARTIES DEFENDANT

CHAPTER 4. PARTIES TO INCIDENTAL DEMANDS

  • Art. 771. Rules applicable

CHAPTER 5. SUBSTITUTION OF PARTIES

SECTION 1. IN TRIAL COURTS

SECTION 2. IN APPELLATE COURTS

BOOK II ORDINARY PROCEEDINGS

TITLE I. PLEADING

CHAPTER 1. GENERAL DISPOSITIONS

CHAPTER 2. PETITION

CHAPTER 3. EXCEPTIONS

CHAPTER 4. WRITTEN MOTIONS

CHAPTER 5. ANSWER

CHAPTER 6. INCIDENTAL ACTIONS

SECTION 1. GENERAL DISPOSITIONS

SECTION 2. RECONVENTION

SECTION 3. CROSS-CLAIMS

SECTION 4. INTERVENTION

SECTION 5. DEMAND AGAINST THIRD PARTY

CHAPTER 7. AMENDED AND SUPPLEMENTAL PLEADINGS

TITLE II CITATION AND SERVICE OF PROCESS

CHAPTER 1. CITATION

CHAPTER 2. SERVICE ON PERSONS

CHAPTER 3. SERVICE ON LEGAL AND QUASI LEGAL ENTITIES

CHAPTER 4. PERSONS AUTHORIZED TO MAKE SERVICE

CHAPTER 5. SERVICE OF PLEADINGS

TITLE III PRODUCTION OF EVIDENCE

CHAPTER 1. SUBPOENAS

CHAPTER 2. PROOF OF OFFICIAL RECORDS

  • Art. 1391. Repealed by Acts 1988, No. 515, 7, eff. Jan. 1, 1989.
  • Art. 1392. Proof of statutes
  • Art. 1393. Repealed by Acts 1988, No. 515, 7, eff. Jan. 1, 1989.
  • Art. 1394. Repealed by Acts 1988, No. 515, 7, eff. Jan. 1, 1989.
  • Art. 1395. Repealed by Acts 1988, No. 515, 7, eff. Jan. 1, 1989.
  • Art. 1396. Repealed by Acts 1988, No. 515, 7, eff. Jan. 1, 1989.
  • Art. 1397. Repealed by Acts 1988, No. 515, 7, eff. Jan. 1, 1989.

CHAPTER 3. DISCOVERY

SECTION 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS GOVERNING DISCOVERY

SECTION 2. DEPOSITIONS: GENERAL DISPOSITIONS

TITLE IV PRE-TRIAL PROCEDURE

TITLE V TRIAL

CHAPTER 1. CONSOLIDATION OF CASES AND SEPARATE TRIALS OF ISSUES OF LIABILITY AND DAMAGES

CHAPTER 2. ASSIGNMENT OF CASES FOR TRIAL

CHAPTER 3. CONTINUANCE

CHAPTER 4. TRIAL PROCEDURE

CHAPTER 5. DISMISSAL

CHAPTER 6. DEFAULT

CHAPTER 7. JURY TRIAL

SECTION 1. RIGHT TO TRIAL BY JURY

SECTION 2. SELECTION OF JURY

SECTION 3. PROCEDURE FOR CALLING AND EXAMINING JURORS

SECTION 4. PROCEDURE IN JURY TRIALS

SECTION 5. VERDICTS

TITLE VI JUDGMENTS

CHAPTER 1. GENERAL DISPOSITIONS

CHAPTER 2. DECLARATORY JUDGMENTS

CHAPTER 3. RENDITION

CHAPTER 4. MODIFICATION IN TRIAL COURT

SECTION 1. AMENDMENT

SECTION 2. NEW TRIAL

SECTION 3. ACTION OF NULLITY

CHAPTER 5. REVIVAL

BOOK III PROCEEDINGS IN APPELLATE COURTS

TITLE I APPELLATE PROCEDURE

CHAPTER 1. GENERAL DISPOSITIONS

CHAPTER 2. PROCEDURE FOR APPEALING

CHAPTER 3. PROCEDURE IN APPELLATE COURT

TITLE II SUPERVISORY PROCEDURE

BOOK IV EXECUTION OF JUDGMENTS

TITLE I. GENERAL DISPOSITIONS

TITLE II MONEY JUDGMENTS

CHAPTER 1. WRIT OF FIERI FACIAS

CHAPTER 2. JUDICIAL SALE UNDER FIERI FACIAS

CHAPTER 3. THE ADJUDICATION AND ITS EFFECT

CHAPTER 4. GARNISHMENT UNDER A WRIT OF FIERI FACIAS

CHAPTER 5. EXAMINATION OF JUDGMENT DEBTOR

TITLE III JUDGMENTS OTHER THAN MONEY JUDGMENTS

TITLE IV. FOREIGN JUDGMENTS

BOOK V SUMMARY AND EXECUTORY PROCEEDINGS

TITLE I SUMMARY PROCEEDINGS

TITLE II EXECUTORY PROCEEDINGS

CHAPTER 1. GENERAL DISPOSITIONS

CHAPTER 2. PROCEEDING AGAINST SURVIVING SPOUSE, SUCCESSION, OR HEIR

CHAPTER 3. PROCEEDINGS WHEN PROPERTY IN POSSESSION OF THIRD PERSON

CHAPTER 4. EXECUTION OF WRIT OF SEIZURE AND SALE

CHAPTER 5. INJUNCTION TO ARREST SEIZURE AND SALE

CHAPTER 6. DEFICIENCY JUDGMENT

CHAPTER 7. MAKING JUDGMENTS OF OTHER LOUISIANA COURTS EXECUTORY

SECTION 1. IN GENERAL

SECTION 2. INTRASTATE REGISTRATION OF SUPPORT ORDERS FOR MODIFICATION AND ENFORCEMENT

SUBSECTION A. GENERAL PROVISIONS

SUBSECTION B. MODIFICATION

SUBSECTION C. ENFORCEMENT

BOOK VI PROBATE PROCEDURE

TITLE I GENERAL DISPOSITIONS

CHAPTER 1. JURISDICTION

CHAPTER 2. EVIDENCE OF JURISDICTION AND HEIRSHIP

CHAPTER 3. PROBATE AND REGISTRY OF TESTAMENTS

SECTION 1. PROCEDURE PRELIMINARY TO PROBATE

SECTION 2. EX PARTE PROBATE OF TESTAMENTS

SECTION 3. CONTRADICTORY PROBATE OF TESTAMENTS

CHAPTER 4. ANNULMENT OF PROBATED TESTAMENTS

CHAPTER 5. PAYMENT OF STATE INHERITANCE TAXES

CHAPTER 6. GENERAL RULES OF PROCEDURE

TITLE II ACCEPTANCE OF SUCCESSIONS WITHOUT ADMINISTRATION

CHAPTER 1. INTESTATE SUCCESSIONS

CHAPTER 2. TESTATE SUCCESSIONS

CHAPTER 3. JUDGMENTS OF POSSESSION

TITLE III ADMINISTRATION OF SUCCESSIONS

CHAPTER 1. QUALIFICATION OF SUCCESSION REPRESENTATIVES

SECTION 1. EXECUTORS

SECTION 2. ADMINISTRATORS

SECTION 3. PROVISIONAL ADMINISTRATORS

SECTION 4. ADMINISTRATORS OF VACANT SUCCESSIONS

SECTION 5. INVENTORY OF SUCCESSION PROPERTY

SECTION 6. SECURITY, OATH, AND LETTERS OF SUCCESSION REPRESENTATIVE

CHAPTER 2. ATTORNEY FOR ABSENT HEIRS AND LEGATEES

CHAPTER 3. REVOCATION OF APPOINTMENT, AND REMOVAL OF SUCCESSION REPRESENTATIVE

CHAPTER 4. GENERAL FUNCTIONS, POWERS, AND DUTIES OF SUCCESSION REPRESENTATIVE

SECTION 1. GENERAL DISPOSITIONS

SECTION 2. COLLECTION OF SUCCESSION PROPERTY

SECTION 3. PRESERVATION AND MANAGEMENT OF SUCCESSION PROPERTY

CHAPTER 5. ENFORCEMENT OF CLAIMS AGAINST SUCCESSIONS

CHAPTER 6. ALIENATION OF SUCCESSION PROPERTY

SECTION 1. GENERAL DISPOSITIONS

SECTION 2. PUBLIC SALE

SECTION 3. PRIVATE SALE

SECTION 4. EXCHANGE OF SUCCESSION PROPERTY

SECTION 5. GIVING IN PAYMENT; PROCEDURE

CHAPTER 7. PAYMENT OF ESTATE DEBTS

CHAPTER 8. INTERIM ALLOWANCE TO HEIRS AND LEGATEES

CHAPTER 9. ACCOUNTING BY SUCCESSION REPRESENTATIVE

CHAPTER 10. COMPENSATION OF SUCCESSION REPRESENTATIVE

CHAPTER 11. SENDING HEIRS AND LEGATEES INTO POSSESSION

SECTION 1. INTESTATE SUCCESSION

SECTION 2. TESTATE SUCCESSION

SECTION 3. JUDGMENT OF POSSESSION

CHAPTER 12. DISCHARGE OF SUCCESSION REPRESENTATIVE

CHAPTER 13. INDEPENDENT ADMINISTRATION OF ESTATES

TITLE IV ANCILLARY PROBATE PROCEDURE

TITLE V SMALL SUCCESSIONS

CHAPTER 1. GENERAL DISPOSITIONS

CHAPTER 2. WHEN JUDICIAL PROCEEDINGS UNNECESSARY

CHAPTER 3. JUDICIAL PROCEEDINGS

TITLE VI PARTITION OF SUCCESSIONS

BOOK VII SPECIAL PROCEEDINGS

TITLE I PROVISIONAL REMEDIES

CHAPTER 1. ATTACHMENT AND SEQUESTRATION

SECTION 1. GENERAL DISPOSITIONS

SECTION 2. ATTACHMENT

SECTION 3. SEQUESTRATION

CHAPTER 2. INJUNCTION

TITLE II REAL ACTIONS

CHAPTER 1. ACTIONS TO DETERMINE OWNERSHIP OR POSSESSION

CHAPTER 2. BOUNDARY ACTION

CHAPTER 3. HYPOTHECARY ACTION

SECTION 1. GENERAL DISPOSITIONS

SECTION 2. HYPOTHECARY ACTION AGAINST THIRD PERSON

CHAPTER 4. NOTICE OF PENDENCY OF ACTION

TITLE III EXTRAORDINARY REMEDIES

CHAPTER 1. GENERAL DISPOSITIONS

CHAPTER 2. HABEAS CORPUS

CHAPTER 3. MANDAMUS

CHAPTER 4. QUO WARRANTO

TITLE IV. DIVORCE AND ANNULMENT OF MARRIAGE

CHAPTER 1. DIVORCE AND ANNULMENT

CHAPTER 2. DIVORCE UNDER CIVIL CODE ARTICLE 102

TITLE V JUDICIAL EMANCIPATION

TITLE VI TUTORSHIP

CHAPTER 1. COURT WHERE PROCEEDINGS ARE BROUGHT

CHAPTER 2. APPOINTMENT OF PARTICULAR TUTORS

CHAPTER 3. INVENTORY OF MINOR'S PROPERTY

CHAPTER 4. SECURITY OF TUTOR

CHAPTER 5. OATH AND LETTERS OF TUTORSHIP

CHAPTER 6. UNDERTUTOR

CHAPTER 7. DISQUALIFICATION, REVOCATION OF APPOINTMENT, RESIGNATION, AND REMOVAL

CHAPTER 8. GENERAL FUNCTIONS, POWERS, AND DUTIES OF TUTOR

CHAPTER 9. ALIENATION OF MINOR'S PROPERTY

SECTION 1. GENERAL DISPOSITIONS

SECTION 4. ADJUDICATION TO PARENT

SECTION 5. EXCHANGE

CHAPTER 10. ACCOUNTING BY TUTOR

CHAPTER 11. ANCILLARY TUTORSHIP PROCEDURE

CHAPTER 12. SMALL TUTORSHIPS

TITLE VII. ADMINISTRATION OF MINOR'S PROPERTY DURING MARRIAGE OF PARENTS

TITLE VII-A. ADMINISTRATION OF COURT JUDGMENT IN FAVOR OF MINOR

TITLE VIII. INTERDICTION AND CURATORSHIP OF INTERDICTS

CHAPTER 1. IN GENERAL

CHAPTER 2. CURATORS AND UNDERCURATORS

TITLE IX PARTITION BETWEEN CO-OWNERS

CHAPTER 1. GENERAL DISPOSITIONS

CHAPTER 2. PARTITION WHEN CO-OWNER AN ABSENTEE

CHAPTER 3. PARTITION WHEN CO-OWNER A MINOR OR INTERDICT

TITLE X CONCURSUS PROCEEDINGS

TITLE XI EVICTION OF TENANTS AND OCCUPANTS

CHAPTER 1. GENERAL DISPOSITIONS

CHAPTER 2. PROCEDURE

BOOK VIII TRIAL COURTS OF LIMITED JURISDICTION

TITLE I GENERAL DISPOSITIONS

CHAPTER 1. APPLICABILITY: COURTS OF LIMITED JURISDICTION

CHAPTER 2. CIVIL JURISDICTION

SECTION 1. PARISH COURTS AND CITY COURTS

SECTION 2. MUNICIPAL AND TRAFFIC COURTS

CHAPTER 3. RECUSATION OF JUDGES; APPOINTMENT OF JUDGES AD HOC

CHAPTER 4. JURY TRIALS PROHIBITED; TRANSFER TO DISTRICT COURT

TITLE II PROCEDURE IN TRIAL COURTS OF LIMITED JURISDICTION

CHAPTER 1. PARISH AND CITY COURTS

CHAPTER 2. CIVIL JURISDICTION FOR JUSTICE OF THE PEACE COURTS

CHAPTER 3. APPEALS FROM CITY AND PARISH COURTS

TITLE III. DISTRICT COURTS WHERE JURISDICTION CONCURRENT WITH JUSTICE OF THE PEACE COURTS

BOOK IX MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS AND DEFINITIONS

TITLE I. MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS

CHAPTER 1. RULES OF CONSTRUCTION

CHAPTER 2. ATTORNEY APPOINTED TO REPRESENT UNREPRESENTED DEFENDANTS

CHAPTER 3. BONDS IN JUDICIAL PROCEEDINGS

CHAPTER 4. DISCUSSION

CHAPTER 5. WAIVER OF COSTS FOR INDIGENT PARTY

TITLE II DEFINITIONS

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