31st Judicial District Court
Jefferson Davis Parish

Jennings,  Louisiana (337) 824-3506

31st Judicial District Court of Jefferson Davis Parish Louisiana
Court Rule IV


Section 1. The order of business at Motion Hour shall be as follows:

(a) Reading of Minutes. (waived)

(b) Judgment Debtor Rules.

(c) Filing of Pleadings.

(d) Judgments for Signature.

(e) Motions and Assignments of Cases for Trial.

(f) Preliminary Defaults.

(g) Confirmations of Defaults Not Requiring Testimony.

(h) Confirmations of Defaults Requiring Testimony.

(i) Hearings on Rules to Which No Answer Has Been Filed or Opposition Raised.

(j) Trial of Cases Fixed on Docket.

Section 2. Defaults may be confirmed on any day upon submission of proper affidavits, clerk’s certificate and statement regarding attorney’s fee. No minute entry is required.

Section 3. Preliminary Defaults may be entered without the necessity of a personal appearance. To accomplish this, counsel will either file an appropriated motion or write a letter addressed to the Clerk of Court requesting the entry of a preliminary default and setting forth:

1) The title of the suit.

2) The number of the suit.

3) The date of service of process.

During motion hour at the next session of Court, the Minute Clerk shall cause such preliminary defaults to be entered in the usual manner.