Louisiana District Court Rules: Latest Amendments Online (New Rule 31.4 and Appendices)

In response to the Louisiana Legislature’s recent passage of Act 277 — amending the La. R.S. 46:236.2 procedure for redirection of child support payments by the Department of Children and Family Services in Title IV-D matters — the Louisiana Supreme Court’s Court Rules Committee proposed the addition of a new District Court Rule 31.4, with accompanying Appendices 31.4A and 31.4B, to Title IV of the District Court Rules. Following a 30-day public comment period, the Court Rules Committee reviewed all comments received and made changes it deemed appropriate. The proposed amendments were submitted to the Supreme Court for review, and the Court approved the amendments on Sept. 19. The amendments became effective on Sept. 19. Review the amendments online at:

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