31st Judicial District Court
Jefferson Davis Parish

Jennings,  Louisiana (337) 824-3506

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

PRE-TRIAL BRIEFS

Section 1. Except for good cause shown, a pre-trial brief shall be submitted by the parties to a trial on the merits at least five (5) working days prior to trial. It will not be necessary to file such a brief in connection with rules for alimony or child support, or suits on notes or open accounts unless there are unusual or complicated issues of law or fact to be considered. Briefs shall set forth the facts expected to be proved, the issues involved and the law pertaining thereto in that order. Supplemental briefs may be filed at any time. Failure to file a brief will result in such disciplinary action as the Court may deem necessary.

Section 2. Original briefs shall be filed with the Clerk of Court and a copy shall be mailed or delivered to the trial judge.