31st Judicial District Court
Jefferson Davis Parish

Jennings,  Louisiana (337) 824-3506

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

TRIALS AND HEARINGS, GENERALLY

Section 1. At all trials or hearings and upon first addressing the Court or taking any part in such trials or hearings, counsel shall announce his or her name and the name of the party or parties he or she represents.

Section 2. Only one counsel for each separate interest shall conduct the examination of any one witness, present argument or urge objections with respect to the testimony of that witness, except with leave of court.

Section 3. Before referring to or using or offering into evidence any exhibit, (whether book, paper, document, model, diagram, or any other type of exhibit), counsel shall first ensure that it is marked for identification.

Section 4 The Court, in its discretion, upon motion of counsel or upon its own motion, may require that a non-jury civil case be argued orally and submitted immediately upon the conclusion of taking testimony. The time for oral arguments shall be designated by the Court as to each party entitled to argue the matter.