Initial Civil Appeals: Louisiana | Practical Law

Initial Civil Appeals: Louisiana | Practical Law

A Q&A guide to appealing from a trial court of general jurisdiction in Louisiana. This Q&A addresses starting an appeal (as of right or by permission), obtaining a stay pending appeal, completing preliminary requirements (like mediation), submitting a factual record or appendix, briefing the appeal, arguing the appeal, and requesting rehearing. Answers can be compared across a number of jurisdictions (see Initial Civil Appeals: State Q&A Tool).

Initial Civil Appeals: Louisiana

Practical Law State Q&A w-009-6044 (Approx. 18 pages)

Initial Civil Appeals: Louisiana

by Kelly Brechtel Becker and Kathryn Gonski, Liskow & Lewis, with Practical Law Litigation
Law stated as of 15 Apr 2024Louisiana, United States
A Q&A guide to appealing from a trial court of general jurisdiction in Louisiana. This Q&A addresses starting an appeal (as of right or by permission), obtaining a stay pending appeal, completing preliminary requirements (like mediation), submitting a factual record or appendix, briefing the appeal, arguing the appeal, and requesting rehearing. Answers can be compared across a number of jurisdictions (see Initial Civil Appeals: State Q&A Tool).
Following the suspension or modification of nonessential judicial functions in 2020 due to COVID-19, Louisiana court have resumed most operations, but local courts may impose special rules impacting some litigation (such as remote proceedings). Check the Louisiana Supreme Court Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information and Resources page for the latest developments in this jurisdiction.