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Louisiana First Circuit Court of Appeal News

Former luxury home owners must pay Realtor's commission, attorney's fees, appeals court rules

NEW ORLEANS — Former owners of a luxury home will have to pay their Realtor $114,000 in commission and $45,000 in attorney's fees after cutting them out of a sale in a breach of contract, a court has ordered.

Court fights continue over public funding for Type 2 charter schools

BATON ROUGE — Type 2 charter schools are facing another setback in public funding after the 1st Circuit Court of Appeal ruled this month that the institutions are not public schools, and therefore cannot receive public funding.

Houma case highlights why hiring a lawyer is a good idea

BATON ROUGE – A Houma, Louisiana case is bringing back an old argument as to whether defendants should represent themselves in court cases.