COURT CLOSED through SEPTEMBER 19, 2021 Print
Friday, September 03 2021
EMERGENCY ORDER

Acting in accordance with Louisiana Constitution, article V, section 1, and the inherent power of this court, and considering the devastating conditions and infrastructure damage caused by Hurricane Ida throughout the jurisdictional area of the First Circuit and the effects therefrom to our employees and the public we serve,

WHEREAS, the Court of Appeal, First Circuit, did close beginning on August 30, 2021;

IT IS ORDERED that the Louisiana Court of Appeal, First Circuit shall be closed through September 19, 2021.

Additionally, in consideration of the above and the August 31, 2021 Orders by the Louisiana Supreme Court, IT IS ORDERED that all filings due with the First Circuit between August 26, 2021 and September 26, 2021, shall be deemed timely if filed on or before September 27, 2021.

The court's closure shall not affect this court's administration of emergency matters.

 THUS DONE AND ORDERED on the 3rd day of September 2021, in the Parish of Terrebonne, Louisiana.

Vanessa Guidry-Whipple
Chief Judge

Last Updated on Friday, September 03 2021