31st Judicial District Court
Jefferson Davis Parish

Jennings,  Louisiana (337) 824-3506

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

FORMAT OF DOCUMENTS

Section 1. All pleadings, motions, exceptions and judgments, except public documents or similar exhibits, shall be typewritten on good white unglazed paper of legal size with a margin at the top of each page of not less than two inches and a left and right hand margin of not less than one inch. The impression must be on one side of the paper only and must be doubled spaced, except for matters customarily single-spaced and indented. All documents shall contain the title and number of the case and the nature of the filing. The required form for such filings shall substantially conform to the following example:

RICHARD DOE                :                31st JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT
NO. _______                  :                PARISH OF JEFFERSON DAVIS
JOHN DOE                       :                STATE OF LOUISIANA
FILED: _______            :                DTY CL. _______

                                   PETITION

Section 2. Every pleading of a party represented by an attorney shall be signed by at least one attorney of record and shall state the attorney's individual name, office or street address, telephone number, zip code and bar roll number. All notices shall be addressed to such attorney.

Section 3. A party appearing pro se shall sign the pleading and state the party's full name, address, telephone number and zip code.

Section 4. Any change of address must be noted in the record, with copies of such notice mailed to other counsel or parties pro se. The failure to do so will bar such attorney or party pro se from pleading the non receipt of any notice mailed to the former address.

Section 5. A motion for an extension of time shall contain a statement as to whether it is for a first or subsequent extension.

Section 6. The Judge, at his discretion, in any particular case or circumstance, by oral order may change or suspend any of said rules, or in any case or matter, may order that a procedure different from that prescribed in said rules be adopted or followed.