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The Court of Appeal, Fifth Circuit has appellate jurisdiction as authorized under Article V, Section 5 of the Louisiana Constitution, which encompasses the parishes of Jefferson, St. Charles, St. James, and St. John the Baptist. The Court of Appeal, Fifth Circuit has supervisory jurisdiction, subject to the general supervisory jurisdiction of the Supreme Court of Louisiana, over all lower courts in all cases in which an appeal would extend to the court of appeal.

Records Custodian
Cheryl Q. Landrieu
Clerk of Court
Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal
P.O. Box 489
Gretna, LA 70054
Hours of Operation
Monday-Friday
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
(excludes holidays)
(No Fax Filings Accepted)


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news Effective March 16, 2018, all civil records lodged by the 24th Judicial District Court will be available in electronic format only. An electronic disc containing the record and exhibits can be picked up at the Clerk’s Office for a $35.00 fee. The disc can be also mailed with a prepayment of $45.00. If you require a hard copy of the record, please contact this court for further information, (504) 376-1400. Hard copies must be returned to the Court when the brief is filed. The electronic disc may be permanently retained.
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T he mission of the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal is to provide meaningful access to all who seek review under this Court's appellate and supervisory jurisdiction granted by the Louisiana Constitution, while protecting and promoting the rule of law, preserving the public trust, and using public resources efficiently.

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**Effective July 1, 2017**
   
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Civil Writ *+ $175.00
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Copies of Opinions, Pleadings, etc., per page $2.00
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Late Fee for Filing Brief $100.00
Amicus Brief $100.00
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See also La. R.S. 13:352 and Local Rule 3.

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9/28/2018
COLUMBUS DAY 10/8/2018
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NEW YEARS DAY 1/1/2019

Latest Published Opinions

**PLEASE NOTE: Any updates made to opinions today are posted to the website the next day.**

2 record(s) returned.  
Case # PDF Case Title
17-CA-665
Ruling Judge: Hon. Raymond S. Steib, Jr.
District Court #: 759-798
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Court Hearing: 04/04/2018 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: 'Reversed and Remanded' on 06/06/2018

Application for Rehearing: 06/19/2018
Rehearing Disposition: 'DENIED' on 06/21/2018
ANNA LANDRY VERSUS LESON CHEVROLET COMPANY, INC., AND WESTERN HERITAGE INSURANCE COMPANY
18-KA-3
Ruling Judge: Honorable June B. Darensburg
District Court #: 14-436
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Court Hearing: 04/04/2018 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: 'Affirmed; Remanded with Instructions' on 06/06/2018
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS CHRISTIAN HERNANDEZ

Latest Docket

**PLEASE NOTE: Any updates made to the docket today are posted to the website the next day.**

7 record(s) returned.  
Case # Case Title
17-KA-567
Ruling Judge: Hon. Scott U. Schlegel
District Court #: 16-4023
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Terry M. Boudreaux, for Plaintiff-Appellee Cynthia K. Meyer, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 05/30/2018 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS TYRONNE PERRY
17-KA-591
Ruling Judge: Honorable Cornelius E. Regan
District Court #: 15-1943
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Terry M. Boudreaux, for Plaintiff-Appellee Jane L. Beebe, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 05/30/2018 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS VICTOR L. BECNEL
17-CA-669
Ruling Judge: Hon. Lee V. Faulkner, Jr.
District Court #: 766-414
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Brett Casimer - In Proper Person, for Plaintiff-Appellant Terry M. Boudreaux, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 05/30/2018 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
BRETT S. CASIMER VERSUS PAUL D. CONNICK, JR., DISTRICT ATTORNEY FOR THE 24TH JDC; PARISH OF JEFFERSON STATE OF LOUISIANA
17-KA-694
Ruling Judge: Honorable E. Adrian Adams
District Court #: 13-3692
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Terry M. Boudreaux, for Plaintiff-Appellee Holli A. Herrle-Castillo, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 05/30/2018 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS MATTHEW J. FLUGENCE
18-CA-69
Ruling Judge: Honorable June B. Darensburg
District Court #: 721-363
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Darryl M. Breaux, for Plaintiff-Appellant Brad G. Theard, Edmund W. Golden, & John A. Kopfinger, Jr., for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 05/30/2018 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
JOHN MOSBEY, JR. VERSUS JEFFERSON PARISH SHERIFF'S OFFICE AND DALE BRUCE
18-CA-119
Ruling Judge: Honorable Madeline Jasmine
District Court #: 71,41
Lower Court: 40th District Court
Attorney(s):
Rachel L. Moss, for Plaintiff-Appellant Hester R. Hilliard, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 05/30/2018 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
DEXTER JOHNSON VERSUS TOMIKA CLOFER
18-C-305
Ruling Judge: Honorable Danyelle M. Taylor
District Court #: 683-770
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Ivan A. Orihuela, for Plaintiff-Respondant Shelly S. Howat & William K. Wright, IV, for Defendant-Relator
Court Hearing: 06/27/2018 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
DELORIES TATE WIFE OF/AND ELVORN TATE VERSUS OCHSNER CLINIC FOUNDATION
7 record(s) returned.  
Case # Case Title
17-CA-625
Ruling Judge: Honorable John J. Molaison, Jr.
District Court #: 768-195
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Leonard L. Levenson, Christian W. Helmke, Donna R. Barrios & Allison K. Nestor, for Plaintiff-Appellee Jacqueline F. Maloney & Tracy G. Sheppard, for Defendant-Appellee Stephanie A. Fratello, Sharon L. Andrews, Desiree M. Valenti & Thomas A. Robichaux, for Intervenor-Appellant Ramona G. Fernandez, for Minor-Appellee
Court Hearing: 07/11/2018 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: 'Remanded with Instructions' on 03/23/2018
KAREN COHEN KINNETT VERSUS JARRED BRANDON KINNETT (SHOW CAUSE)
18-KA-71
Ruling Judge: Honorable Stephen D. Enright, Jr.
District Court #: 15-1555
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Terry M. Boudreaux, for Plaintiff-Appellee Lieu T. Vo Clark, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 07/17/2018 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS TERRANCE C. WILLIAMS
18-CA-72
Ruling Judge: Hon. Lee V. Faulkner, Jr.
District Court #: 759-246
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Linda Cangelosi - In Proper Person, for Plaintiff-Appellant Diane S. Mitnik, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 07/17/2018 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
LINDA CANGELOSI VERSUS TREASURE CHEST CASINO, L.L.C.
18-KA-79
Ruling Judge: Honorable Stephen D. Enright, Jr.
District Court #: 13-569
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Terry M. Boudreaux, for Plaintiff-Appellee Gwendolyn K. Brown, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 07/17/2018 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS ROY R. DIXON
18-CA-83
Ruling Judge: Hon. Scott U. Schlegel
District Court #: 758-591
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Stephen P. Bruno, for Plaintiff-Appellee-2nd Appellant Guice A. Giambrone, III, Carl T. Conrad, & Richard E. Gruner, Jr., for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 07/17/2018 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
TAMARA LATULIPPE, WIFE OF AND GERARD LATULIPPE AND HANNAH LATULIPPE, WIFE OF AND CASEY LATULIPPE VERSUS JEREMY BRAUN AND JEFFERSON PARISH HOSPITAL SERVICE DISTRICT NO. 1 D/B/A WEST JEFFERSON MEDICAL CENTER
18-CA-84
Ruling Judge: Hon. Raymond S. Steib, Jr.
District Court #: 758-709
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Laura J. Todaro, for Plaintiff-Appellant Marc D. Winsberg, Robin Penzato Arnold & Jonathan D. Gamble, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 07/17/2018 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
PATRICE ARIATTI, WIFE OF KEITH PLAISANCE VERSUS KEITH PLAISANCE
18-KA-95
Ruling Judge: Honorable E. Adrian Adams
District Court #: 16-213
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Terry M. Boudreaux, for Plaintiff-Appellee Cynthia K. Meyer, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 07/17/2018 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS ANTOINE GREEN
7 record(s) returned.  
Case # Case Title
18-CA-96
Ruling Judge: Hon. Raymond S. Steib, Jr.
District Court #: 719-126
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Sidney D. Torres, III, Roberta L. Burns & Beau F. Camel, for Plaintiff-Appellant Joseph J. Lowenthal, Jr., for Defendant-Appellee Guy D. Perrier & Mitchell D. Monsour, Jr., for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 08/15/2018 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
DORIS STOGNER VERSUS OCHSNER CLINIC FOUNDATION
18-KA-102
Ruling Judge: Honorable E. Adrian Adams
District Court #: 01-4723
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Terry M. Boudreaux, for Defendant-Appellee Jane L. Beebe, for Plaintiff-Appellant
Court Hearing: 08/15/2018 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS BOBBY C. TERRICK
18-CA-103
Ruling Judge: Honorable Emile R. St. Pierre
District Court #: 98,3
Lower Court: 29th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Betsy A. Fischer & Bennett Wolff, for Plaintiff-Appellee Lauren E. Checki & David C. Spinner, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 08/15/2018 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
IN RE: K.S.S. APPLYING FOR INTRAFAMILY ADOPTION
18-CA-127
Ruling Judge: Hon. Scott U. Schlegel
District Court #: 765-778
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Mario D. Zavala, Jr., Miguel A. Elias, Paula J. Ferreira, Rolando A. Padilla, Jahida L. Lewis, Robert W. Goeke, Pablo C. Perez Luna, Elizabeth A. Zavala, Laclaire Matthews, Graham Brian, Loan H. Do & Adam M. Klock, for Plaintiff-Appellant Laurent J. Demosthenidy, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 08/15/2018 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
ROSA LOPEZ CRUZ VERSUS MARTHA CREECY AND USAA CASUALTY INSURANCE COMPANY
18-KA-137
Ruling Judge: Honorable Stephen C. Grefer
District Court #: 16-4704
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Terry M. Boudreaux, for Plaintiff-Appellee Cynthia K. Meyer, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 08/15/2018 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS BERNARD R. WILLIAMS A.K.A. BERNARD BRADLEY
18-KA-142
Ruling Judge: Honorable Glenn B. Ansardi
District Court #: 14-1912
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Terry M. Boudreaux, for Plaintiff-Appellee Lieu T. Vo Clark, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 08/15/2018 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS RASHON K. SMITH
18-C-207
Ruling Judge: Honorable E. Adrian Adams
District Court #: 720-048
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Joseph R. Ward, Jr., for Plaintiff-Respondant David F. Waguespack, for Defendant-Relator Patricia B. McMurray & Alexander M. McIntyre, for Amicus Curiae
Court Hearing: 08/01/2018 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
NANCY WILLIAMS, WIFE OF/AND FRANCO VALOBRA VERSUS ROBERT ALLAN NELSON AND JEROME GARFIELD SMITH, III AS CO-TRUSTEES OF THE ALLAN R. & LOUISE S. NELSON REVOCABLE TRUST & THE ALLAN R. NELSON MARITAL TRUST (TRUSTS)
34 record(s) returned.  
Case # Case Title
17-KA-419
Ruling Judge: Honorable Stephen C. Grefer
District Court #: 13-1904
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Terry M. Boudreaux, for Plaintiff-Appellee Gwendolyn K. Brown, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 09/12/2018 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS JORDAN T. HICKS
17-CA-431
Ruling Judge: Honorable Henry G. Sullivan, Jr.
District Court #: 767-659
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Philip A. Franco, for Plaintiff-Appellant Gary G. Hebert, & Colvin G. Norwood, Jr., for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 09/13/2018 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
PHILIP A. FRANCO VERSUS MERCEDES-BENZ USA, LLC
17-KA-553
Ruling Judge: Honorable Stephen C. Grefer
District Court #: 13-1904
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Terry M. Boudreaux, for Plaintiff-Appellee Bruce G. Whittaker, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 09/12/2018 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS ERNEST L. PAYNE, JR.
17-KA-572
Ruling Judge: Honorable Emile R. St. Pierre
District Court #: 15,173
Lower Court: 29th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Hon. Joel T. Chaisson, II, for Plaintiff-Appellee David E. Stanley, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 09/13/2018 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS JOHN PAUL DEVILLIER
17-KA-696
Ruling Judge: Honorable Stephen D. Enright, Jr.
District Court #: 13-5472
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Terry M. Boudreaux, for Plaintiff-Appellee Bruce G. Whittaker, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 09/12/2018 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS KEVIN HICKS
17-KA-697
Ruling Judge: Honorable Stephen D. Enright, Jr.
District Court #: 13-5472
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Terry M. Boudreaux, for Plaintiff-Appellee Cynthia K. Meyer, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 09/12/2018 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS TOMMIE C. MOLETTE, A.K.A. TUCKER MOLETTE
18-CA-15
Ruling Judge: Honorable Michael P. Mentz
District Court #: 763-644
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Gregory J. Chiartano, & Donald Douglas, for Plaintiff-Appellant William H. Dunckelman, Jr.,& T. Gregory Schafer, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 09/19/2018 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
TONYEL SINGLETON VERSUS UNITED SERVICES AUTOMOBILE ASSOCIATION
18-KA-37
Ruling Judge: Honorable Nancy A. Miller
District Court #: 16-7511
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Terry M. Boudreaux, for Plaintiff-Appellee Gwendolyn K. Brown, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 09/13/2018 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS CHRISTOPHER LUCIA
18-KA-38
Ruling Judge: Honorable Nancy A. Miller
District Court #: 16-7511
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Terry M. Boudreaux, for Plaintiff-Appellee Jane L. Beebe, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 09/13/2018 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS JASON R. ECKER
18-KA-45
Ruling Judge: Honorable Stephen D. Enright, Jr.
District Court #: 13-5472
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Terry M. Boudreaux, for Plaintiff-Appellee Prentice L. White, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 09/12/2018 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS KEDRICK K. ANDERSON
18-KA-46
Ruling Judge: Honorable Stephen D. Enright, Jr.
District Court #: 13-5472
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Terry M. Boudreaux, for Plaintiff-Appellee Jane L. Beebe, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 09/12/2018 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS KEVIAS C. HICKS
18-CA-48
Ruling Judge: Hon. Jessie M. LeBlanc
District Court #: 34,913 C/W 38,1
Lower Court: 23rd Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Anne Schmidt, for Plaintiff-Appellee DaShawn Hayes, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 09/12/2018 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
ELIZABETH MELANCON VERSUS DARIELLE RUSSELL
18-CA-49
Ruling Judge: Hon. Jessie M. LeBlanc
District Court #: 38,1 C/W 34,913
Lower Court: 23rd Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Court Hearing: 09/12/2018 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
ELIZABETH MELANCON VERSUS DARIELLE RUSSELL
18-CA-62
Ruling Judge: Honorable Michael P. Mentz
District Court #: 751-609
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Joseph F. Lahatte, III, for Plaintiff-Appellant Claudia P. Santoyo, for Defendant-Appellee Raynard A. Francois, In Proper Person, Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 09/12/2018 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
IN RE: JUDITH SMITH, O/B/O MINOR CHILD, JORDAN JOSEPH SMITH
18-KA-63
Ruling Judge: Honorable Henry G. Sullivan, Jr.
District Court #: 14-528
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Terry M. Boudreaux, for Plaintiff-Appellee Cynthia K. Meyer, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 09/12/2018 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS LAVELLE M. HARRELL A/K/A BIG MIKE
18-CA-75
Ruling Judge: Hon. Jason Verdigets
District Court #: 36,922
Lower Court: 23rd Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
DaShawn Hayes, for Plaintiff-Appellant Alvin J. Bordelon, Jr. & Andrew C. Abrams, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 09/13/2018 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
GLADYS VANCOURT, AS THE LEGAL TUTRIX OF THE MINOR, QUENDEL JONES VERSUS ST. JAMES PARISH SCHOOL BOARD AND TONYA HARDEN
18-CA-85
Ruling Judge: Hon. Raymond S. Steib, Jr.
District Court #: 736-260
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
D. Douglas Howard, Jr. & Meagan L. Miller, for Plaintiff-Appellee Marc D. Winsberg, Robin Penzato Arnold, & Jonathan D. Gamble, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 09/12/2018 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
LAURA MEINE DUNCAN VERSUS SCOTT FURM MOFFORD DUNCAN
18-CA-97
Ruling Judge: Hon. E. Jeffrey Perilloux
District Court #: 69,922
Lower Court: 40th District Court
Attorney(s):
Stacy C. Wheat, Louis G. Arceneaux & Fred J. Daigle, for Plaintiff-Appellant Robert R. Faucheux, Jr., Christophe L. Faucheux & Lindsay M. Faucheux, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 09/12/2018 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
REGIONS BANK VERSUS MICHELLE C. KEYS, A/K/A MICHELLE M. COOPER KEYS, DIVORCED WIFE OF/AND JEFFREY W. KEYS
18-CA-106
Ruling Judge: Hon. Raymond S. Steib, Jr.
District Court #: 752-571
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
James E. Shields, Sr., for Plaintiff-Appellant Brian T. Carr, Colin C. Cisco, Celina J. McGehee & Sara A. LaRosa, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 09/12/2018 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
TAMMY BLANCHARD VERSUS GERRY'S PLACE, INC., JEFFERSON PARISH CONSOLIDATED DRAINAGE DISTRICT NO. 2, PARISH OF JEFFERSON, JOHN F. YOUNG, JR., ABC CONTRACTORS, DEF INSURANCE COMPANY, AND GHI INSURANCE COMPANY
18-KA-126
Ruling Judge: Honorable M. Lauren Lemmon
District Court #: 16,701
Lower Court: 29th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Hon. Joel T. Chaisson, II, for Plaintiff-Appellee Mary Constance Hanes, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 09/12/2018 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS DARRELL TAYLOR
18-KA-131
Ruling Judge: Honorable Nancy A. Miller
District Court #: 95-5434
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Terry M. Boudreaux, for Plaintiff-Appellee Bertha M. Hillman, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 09/13/2018 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS PHILLIP SMITH
18-CA-133
Ruling Judge: Honorable Cornelius E. Regan
District Court #: 769-681
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Jack E. Morris, for Plaintiff-Appellant Ethan N. Penn, & Lindsey M. Devereux, for Defendant-Appellee George P. Hebbler, Jr., Thomas M. Young, & Frances I. McGinnis, for Defendant-Appellee R. Todd Musgrave, & Brent J. Carbo, for Defendant-Appellee Jennifer C. Poirier, for Defendant-Appellee Virginia Y. Dodd, & Kevin W. Welsh, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 09/13/2018 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
MARK C. LEDET VERSUS FABIANMARTINS CONSTRUCTION LLC, CERTAIN UNDERWRITERS AT LLOYD'S, LONDON SUBSCRIBING TO POLICY NO. LAL-000012346, ANDREW W. BURSTEN, ET ALS
18-CA-140
Ruling Judge: Honorable Stephen D. Enright, Jr.
District Court #: 762-185
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Matthew A. Moeller, for Plaintiff-Appellant Scott M. Galante, & Lauren B. Griffin, for Defendant-Appellee Gus A. Fritchie, III, for Defendant-Appellee Gary J. Giepert, & Jonathan S. Giepert, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 09/13/2018 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
LAUREN HOLMES VERSUS MINTU AND APARNA PAUL
18-CA-145
Ruling Judge: Louisiana Board of Tax Appeals
District Court #: 9905D
Lower Court: None Available
Attorney(s):
Robert S. Angelico & Cheryl M. Kornick, Randy J. Marse, Jr. & Jeffrey Birdsong, for Plaintiff-Appellee Miranda Y. Conner, Antonio C. Ferachi, Debra D. Morris, Brandea P. Averett, Brian C. DeJean & Wendy Ramnarine, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 09/12/2018 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
GLENN H. WOODS VERSUS KIMBERLY ROBINSON, SECRETARY, DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE, STATE OF LOUISIANA, AND THE STATE OF LOUISIANA C/W JIMMIE M. WOODS VERSUS KIMBERLY ROBINSON, SECRETARY, DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE, STATE OF LOUISIANA, AND THE STATE OF LOUISIANA
18-CA-146
Ruling Judge: Louisiana Board of Tax Appeals
District Court #: 9907D
Lower Court: None Available
Attorney(s):
Robert S. Angelico, Cheryl M. Kornick, Randy J. Marse, Jr. & Jeffrey Birdsong, for Plaintiff-Appellee Miranda Y. Conner, Antonio C. Ferachi, Brandea P. Averett, Debra D. Morris, Brian C. DeJean & Wendy Ramnarine, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 09/12/2018 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
JIMMIE M. WOODS VERSUS KIMBERLY ROBINSON, SECRETARY, DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE, STATE OF LOUISIANA, AND THE STATE OF LOUISIANA
18-CA-156
Ruling Judge: Honorable Stephen C. Grefer
District Court #: 699-738
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Anthony L. Glorioso & D. Steven Wanko, Jr., for Plaintiff-Appellant Michael D. Peytavin, John J. Danna, Jr. & Francine Weaker, for Defendant-Appellee Raymond C. Lewis, for Defendant-Appellee Musa Rahman, for Intervenor-Appellee Michael S. Futrell, for Defendant-Appellee Bradley J. Luminais, Jr. & Heather W. Blackburn, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 09/13/2018 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
CANDIDO PERDOMO VERSUS CITY OF KENNER AND VEOLIA WATER LOGISTICS LLC D/B/A VEOLIA WATER
18-CA-161
Ruling Judge: Honorable Glenn B. Ansardi
District Court #: 741-789
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
John H. Denenea, Jr. & Brian G. Shearman, for Plaintiff-Appellee Nicholas P. Arnold & David B. Belk, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 09/13/2018 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
CATHERINE PERCORARO AND EMMA PECORARO VERSUS LOUISIANA CITIZENS INSURANCE CORPORATION
18-CA-162
Ruling Judge: Hon. Scott U. Schlegel
District Court #: 733-430
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Victor J. Woods, Jr. & Betsy L. Leblanc, for Plaintiff-Appellant Ernest P. Gieger, Jr. & Emily E. Eagan, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 09/12/2018 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
CLYDE PRICE AND HIS WIFE MARY PRICE VERSUS CHAIN ELECTRIC COMPANY AND ENTERGY CORPORATION AND/OR ITS AFFILIATE
18-CA-163
Ruling Judge: Honorable Nancy A. Miller
District Court #: 753-803
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Ronald W. Morrison, Jr., for Plaintiff-Appellant Stephen D. Marx & Jane C. Scheuermann, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 09/13/2018 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
JANA MARIE LINDNER MCCAFFERY VERSUS JOE ANN YOUNG LINDNER
18-KA-171
Ruling Judge: Honorable Glenn B. Ansardi
District Court #: 16-7062
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Terry M. Boudreaux, for Plaintiff-Appellee Bertha M. Hillman, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 09/13/2018 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS ORRICK HURD
18-KA-185
Ruling Judge: Honorable Danyelle M. Taylor
District Court #: 15-4648
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Terry M. Boudreaux, for Plaintiff-Appellee Bertha M. Hillman, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 09/13/2018 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS WILLIAM J. SHELBY
18-KA-186
Ruling Judge: Honorable Danyelle M. Taylor
District Court #: 16-4060
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Terry M. Boudreaux, for Plaintiff-Appellee Bertha M. Hillman, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 09/13/2018 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS WILLIAM J. SHELBY
18-KA-198
Ruling Judge: Honorable Michael P. Mentz
District Court #: 16-7161
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Terry M. Boudreaux, for Plaintiff-Appellee Gwendolyn K. Brown, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 09/13/2018 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS BYRON DEVELLE GILLIN
18-CA-205
Ruling Judge: Hon. Andrea Price Janzen
District Court #: 17-AD-11
Lower Court: Juvenile Court
Attorney(s):
Joaquin Shepherd, for Plaintiff-Appellee Nisha Sandhu, for Defendant-Appellant Melissa W. Berniard, for Minor-Appellee
Court Hearing: 09/12/2018 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
IN RE: L. D. B., APPLYING FOR INTRA FAMILY ADOPTION OF E. B.

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WRIT APPLICATION INTAKE FORM

In an effort to facilitate access for litigants, the Judges of the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal have adopted an Intake Form to be used when litigants file a writ application with this Court. Our goal is to promote judicial efficiency, which leads to prompt consideration of pending matters.

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CRIMINAL PRO SE BRIEFING NOTICE

In all criminal appeals, counsel for the defendant shall complete the pro se briefing notice (Appendix A) issued by this office and attached to the notice of lodging and briefing order. Counsel shall attach the original completed pro se briefing form to a copy of the brief to be filed with this court and mail the notice and copy of the brief to the defendant. The date of notice and mailing to the defendant shall not be later than the date the brief is filed with this court.

A copy of the completed form shall also be attached to counsel’s brief and submitted to this court for filing within the briefing delays established by the clerk of court. Any brief submitted by counsel will be rejected by the clerk of court if a copy of the form is not attached to the brief at the time of its submission to this court or if the form is incomplete.

Adopted Jan. 20, 2009, effective Feb. 1, 2009.

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