§2161. Cases over three hundred dollars; service of duplicate copy of petition; no additional fees
A. In all suits filed in the city courts of New Orleans, when the amount involved is over three hundred dollars, exclusive of interest and attorney fees, the plaintiff shall file with the clerk an exact duplicate copy of his petition which shall be annexed by the clerk to the citation and delivered to the constable for service on the defendant.
B. No process or citation shall issue or proceedings be had unless the duplicate copy of the petition is filed in the office of the clerk as herein provided.
C. Fees shall be charged by the clerk for filing the copy of the petition, and by the constable for the service thereof.
Acts 1960, No. 32, §3, eff. Jan. 1, 1961. Amended by Acts 1977, No. 593, §2.