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Rs 13:1596 Juvenile Court For Parish Of Jefferson; Term, Qualifications, Compensation, And Vacation Of Judges; Sessions Of Court; Quarters; Support Hearing Officers

§1596. Juvenile court for parish of Jefferson; term, qualifications, compensation, and vacation of judges; sessions of court; quarters; support hearing officers

A. There shall be a separate juvenile court for the parish of Jefferson which shall be a court of record and shall be known as the "Juvenile Court for the Parish of Jefferson."

B. There shall be three judges of the Juvenile Court for the Parish of Jefferson, and for purposes of nomination and election only there shall be three sections of said court, designated as Section "A", "B" and "C", the judges of which shall have full and exclusive authority as judges of the Juvenile Court for the Parish of Jefferson and preside over said court as a separate court of record. The persons presently presiding over Sections "A" and "B" of said court, and their successors in office, shall continue to preside over Section "A" and Section "B" respectively and Section "C" shall be occupied by the first person elected to the additional judgeship herein created and his successors in office.

C. The judges of said court shall have the same term and possess the same qualifications as required of district judges, and shall receive a salary equal to the highest salary paid to any district judge in said parish, payable monthly by the State Treasurer upon warrant of said judge.

D. The juvenile court shall be in continuous session throughout the year; provided, however, that each judge shall be entitled to an annual vacation of one month.

E. The parish of Jefferson shall provide suitable quarters for the court and shall make necessary provisions for the conduct of the business of the court and provisions for the expenses of the same.

F. Repealed by Acts 1999, No. 861, §2.

Acts 1958, Ex.Sess., No. 10, §§1 to 3, 5, 7. Amended by Acts 1972, No. 265, §1; Acts 1975, No. 743, §6, eff. Aug. 1, 1975; Acts 1980, No. 442, §1, eff. July 21, 1980; Acts 1985, No. 254, §1; Acts 1986, No. 524, §1, eff. July 2, 1986; Acts 1986, No. 692, §1, eff. July 8, 1986; Acts 1999, No. 861, §2.

{{NOTE: SEE ACTS 1985, NO. 254, §2.}}

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John Bel Edwards
John Bel Edwards
January 11, 2016 -
900 North 3rd Street, Baton Rouge, LA, 70802