Jim Tyrrell News

Bill concerning civil forfeiture sent to House Committee on Civil Law and Procedure

By Jim Tyrrell | Jul 21, 2018

A civil forfeiture bill sponsored by state Rep. Jerome Zeringue (R-Houma) was recently sent to the Committee on Civil Law and Procedure for review.

Bill proposing qui tam action is sent to House committee

By Jim Tyrrell | Jul 21, 2018

A bill proposing a qui tam action for people who report fraud against the state of Louisiana was recently sent to the Committee on House and Governmental Affairs.

Governor signs bill concerning divorce and spousal support

By Jim Tyrrell | Jul 21, 2018

BATON ROUGE — Gov. John Bel Edwards recently signed a bill expanding on and clarifying legislation related to divorce and spousal support.

Edwards signs bill concerning pretrial timelines

By Jim Tyrrell | Jul 21, 2018

BATON ROUGE — A bill establishing certain pretrial timelines was recently signed by Gov. John Bel Edwards and will take effect later this year.

Governor signs bill concerning legal fees in frivolous domestic abuse claims

By Jim Tyrrell | Jul 21, 2018

Gov. John Bel Edwards recently signed a bill that amends and expands on existing legislation concerning the assignment of legal fees in domestic abuse suits.

Edwards signs bill concerning interruption of prescription

By Jim Tyrrell | Jul 19, 2018

Gov. John Bel Edwards has signed House Bill No. 5, amending an existing article to address how settlements impact voluntary dismissals and interruption of prescription.

From Legal Newsline

Louisiana governor signs bill allowing courts to take judicial notice of laws elsewhere

By Jim Tyrrell | Jul 17, 2018

BATON ROUGE (Legal Newsline) — Gov. John Bel Edwards recently signed a bill that allows Louisiana courts to take judicial notice of laws in other states.

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