2021 Louisiana Laws
Code of Civil Procedure

LOUISIANA CODE OF CIVIL PROCEDURE

BOOK I

COURTS, ACTIONS, AND PARTIES

TITLE I

COURTS

CHAPTER 2. VENUE

SECTION 2. EXCEPTIONS TO GENERAL RULES

SECTION 3. CHANGE OF VENUE

CHAPTER 3. RECUSAL OF JUDGES

CHAPTER 4. POWER AND AUTHORITY

NOTE: Art. 193 eff. until Jan. 1, 2022. See Acts 2021, No. 68.

NOTE: Art. 194 eff. until Jan. 1, 2022. See Acts 2021, No. 68.

NOTE: Art. 195 eff. until Jan. 1, 2022. See Acts 2021, No. 68.

NOTE: Art. 196 eff. until Jan. 1, 2022. See Acts 2021, No. 68.

NOTE: Art. 196.1 eff. until Jan. 1, 2022. See Acts 2021, No. 68.

SECTION 2. POWER TO PUNISH FOR CONTEMPT

CHAPTER 5. CLERKS

SECTION 2. CLERKS OF DISTRICT COURTS

NOTE: Art. 284 eff. until Jan. 1, 2022. See Acts 2021, No. 174.

CHAPTER 6. SHERIFFS

CHAPTER 7. OTHER OFFICERS OF THE COURT

TITLE II

ACTIONS

CHAPTER 2. CUMULATION OF ACTIONS

CHAPTER 3. LIS PENDENS

CHAPTER 4. ABANDONMENT OF ACTION

CHAPTER 5. CLASS AND DERIVATIVE ACTIONS

SECTION 2. DERIVATIVE ACTIONS

TITLE III

PARTIES

CHAPTER 2. PARTIES PLAINTIFF

CHAPTER 3. PARTIES DEFENDANT

CHAPTER 4. PARTIES TO INCIDENTAL DEMANDS

CHAPTER 5. SUBSTITUTION OF PARTIES

SECTION 2. IN APPELLATE COURTS

BOOK II

ORDINARY PROCEEDINGS

TITLE I.

CHAPTER 2. PETITION

CHAPTER 3. EXCEPTIONS

CHAPTER 4. WRITTEN MOTIONS

CHAPTER 5. ANSWER

NOTE: Art. 1002 eff. until Jan. 1, 2022. See Acts 2021, No. 174.

CHAPTER 6. INCIDENTAL ACTIONS

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 2. SERVICE ON PERSONS

CHAPTER 3. SERVICE ON LEGAL AND

CHAPTER 4. PERSONS AUTHORIZED TO MAKE SERVICE

CHAPTER 5. SERVICE OF PLEADINGS

TITLE III

PRODUCTION OF EVIDENCE

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 Repealed by Acts 1988, No. 515, 7, eff.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 Repealed by Acts 1988, No. 515, 7, eff.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 Repealed by Acts 1988, No. 515, 7, eff.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 Repealed by Acts 1988, No. 515, 7, eff.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 Repealed by Acts 1988, No. 515, 7, eff.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 Repealed by Acts 1988, No. 515, 7, eff.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 2. DEPOSITIONS: GENERAL DISPOSITIONS

TITLE IV

TITLE V

TRIAL

CHAPTER 2. ASSIGNMENT OF CASES FOR TRIAL

CHAPTER 3. CONTINUANCE

CHAPTER 4. TRIAL PROCEDURE

CHAPTER 5. DISMISSAL

CHAPTER 6. DEFAULT

NOTE: Art. 1702 eff. until Jan. 1, 2022. See Acts 2021, No. 174.

NOTE: Art. 1702.1 eff. until Jan. 1, 2022. See Acts 2021, No. 174.

NOTE: Art. 1703 eff. until Jan. 1, 2022. See Acts 2021, No. 174.

NOTE: Art. 1704 eff. until Jan. 1, 2022. See Acts 2021, No. 174.

CHAPTER 7. JURY TRIAL

SECTION 2. SELECTION OF JURY

SECTION 3. PROCEDURE FOR CALLING AND

SECTION 4. PROCEDURE IN JURY TRIALS

SECTION 5. VERDICTS

TITLE VI

NOTE: Art. 1843 eff. until Jan. 1, 2022. See Acts 2021, No. 174.

CHAPTER 2. DECLARATORY JUDGMENTS

CHAPTER 3. RENDITION

CHAPTER 4. MODIFICATION IN TRIAL COURT

SECTION 2. NEW TRIAL

SECTION 3. ACTION OF NULLITY

CHAPTER 5. REVIVAL

BOOK III

PROCEEDINGS IN APPELLATE COURTS

TITLE I

APPELLATE PROCEDURE

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 2. JUDICIAL SALE UNDER FIERI FACIAS

CHAPTER 3. THE ADJUDICATION AND ITS EFFECT

CHAPTER 4. GARNISHMENT UNDER A

CHAPTER 5. EXAMINATION OF JUDGMENT DEBTOR

TITLE III

JUDGMENTS OTHER THAN MONEY JUDGMENTS

TITLE IV.

BOOK V

SUMMARY AND EXECUTORY PROCEEDINGS

TITLE I SUMMARY PROCEEDINGS

TITLE II

EXECUTORY PROCEEDINGS

CHAPTER 2. PROCEEDING AGAINST SURVIVING

CHAPTER 3. PROCEEDINGS WHEN PROPERTY IN

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

SECTION 2. INTRASTATE REGISTRATION OF SUPPORT

SUBSECTION B. MODIFICATION

SUBSECTION C. ENFORCEMENT

BOOK VI

PROBATE PROCEDURE

TITLE I GENERAL DISPOSITIONS

CHAPTER 2. EVIDENCE OF JURISDICTION AND HEIRSHIP

CHAPTER 3. PROBATE AND REGISTRY OF TESTAMENTS

SECTION 2. EX PARTE PROBATE OF TESTAMENTS

SECTION 3. CONTRADICTORY PROBATE OF TESTAMENTS

CHAPTER 4. ANNULMENT OF PROBATED TESTAMENTS

CHAPTER 5. PAYMENT OF STATE

CHAPTER 6. GENERAL RULES OF PROCEDURE

TITLE II

ACCEPTANCE OF SUCCESSIONS WITHOUT ADMINISTRATION

CHAPTER 2. TESTATE SUCCESSIONS

CHAPTER 3. JUDGMENTS OF POSSESSION

TITLE III

ADMINISTRATION OF SUCCESSIONS

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

CHAPTER 2. ATTORNEY FOR ABSENT HEIRS AND LEGATEES

CHAPTER 3. REVOCATION OF APPOINTMENT, AND REMOVAL

CHAPTER 4. GENERAL FUNCTIONS, POWERS, AND DUTIES OF

SECTION 2. COLLECTION OF SUCCESSION PROPERTY

SECTION 3. PRESERVATION AND MANAGEMENT

CHAPTER 5. ENFORCEMENT OF CLAIMS

CHAPTER 6. ALIENATION OF SUCCESSION PROPERTY

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

CHAPTER 11. SENDING HEIRS AND LEGATEES

SECTION 2. TESTATE SUCCESSION

SECTION 3. JUDGMENT OF POSSESSION

CHAPTER 12. DISCHARGE OF SUCCESSION REPRESENTATIVE

CHAPTER 13. INDEPENDENT ADMINISTRATION OF ESTATES

TITLE IV

TITLE V

SMALL SUCCESSIONS

CHAPTER 2. WHEN JUDICIAL PROCEEDINGS UNNECESSARY

CHAPTER 3. JUDICIAL PROCEEDINGS

BOOK VII

SPECIAL PROCEEDINGS

TITLE I PROVISIONAL REMEDIES

SECTION 2. ATTACHMENT

SECTION 3. SEQUESTRATION

CHAPTER 2. INJUNCTION

TITLE II

REAL ACTIONS

CHAPTER 2. BOUNDARY ACTION

CHAPTER 3. HYPOTHECARY ACTION

SECTION 2. HYPOTHECARY ACTION AGAINST THIRD PERSON

CHAPTER 4. NOTICE OF PENDENCY OF ACTION

TITLE III

EXTRAORDINARY REMEDIES

CHAPTER 2. HABEAS CORPUS

CHAPTER 3. MANDAMUS

CHAPTER 4. QUO WARRANTO

TITLE IV.

CHAPTER 2. DIVORCE UNDER CIVIL CODE ARTICLE 102

TITLE V

JUDICIAL EMANCIPATION

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

CHAPTER 8. GENERAL FUNCTIONS, POWERS, AND

CHAPTER 9. ALIENATION OF MINOR'S PROPERTY

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

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

TITLE VIII. INTERDICTION AND CURATORSHIP OF INTERDICTS

CHAPTER 2. CURATORS AND UNDERCURATORS

TITLE IX

CHAPTER 2. PARTITION WHEN CO-OWNER AN ABSENTEE

CHAPTER 3. PARTITION WHEN CO-OWNER A

TITLE X

CONCURSUS PROCEEDINGS

TITLE XI

CHAPTER 2. PROCEDURE

BOOK VIII

TRIAL COURTS OF LIMITED JURISDICTION

TITLE I

GENERAL DISPOSITIONS

CHAPTER 2. CIVIL JURISDICTION

SECTION 2. MUNICIPAL AND TRAFFIC COURTS

CHAPTER 3. RECUSAL OF JUDGES; APPOINTMENT

CHAPTER 4. JURY TRIALS PROHIBITED; TRANSFER

TITLE II

PROCEDURE IN TRIAL COURTS OF LIMITED JURISDICTION

NOTE: Art. 4904 eff. until Jan. 1, 2022. See Acts 2021, No. 174.

CHAPTER 2. CIVIL JURISDICTION FOR

NOTE: Art. 4921 eff. until Jan. 1, 2022. See Acts 2021, No. 174.

CHAPTER 3. APPEALS FROM CITY AND PARISH COURTS

TITLE III. DISTRICT COURTS WHERE JURISDICTION

BOOK IX

MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS AND DEFINITIONS

TITLE I. MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS

CHAPTER 2. ATTORNEY APPOINTED TO

NOTE: Art. 5095 eff. until Jan. 1, 2022. See Acts 2021, No. 174.

CHAPTER 3. BONDS IN JUDICIAL PROCEEDINGS

CHAPTER 4. DISCUSSION

CHAPTER 5. WAIVER OF COSTS FOR INDIGENT PARTY

TITLE II

DEFINITIONS

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