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      CCP 194     

  

Art. 194. Power of district court to act in chambers; signing orders and judgments

            The following orders and judgments may be signed by the district judge in chambers:

            (1) Order directing the taking of an inventory; judgment decreeing or homologating a partition, when unopposed; judgment probating a testament ex parte; order directing the execution of a testament; order confirming or appointing a legal representative, when unopposed; order appointing an undertutor or an undercurator; order appointing an attorney at law to represent an absent, incompetent, or unrepresented person, or an attorney for an absent heir; order authorizing the sale of property of an estate administered by a legal representative; order directing the publication of the notice of the filing of a tableau of distribution, or of an account, by a legal representative; judgment recognizing heirs or legatees and sending them into possession, when unopposed; all orders for the administration and settlement of a succession, or for the administration of an estate by a legal representative;

            (2) Order to show cause; order directing the issuance and providing the security to be furnished by a party for the issuance of a writ of attachment or sequestration; order directing the release of property seized under a writ of attachment or sequestration and providing the security to be furnished therefor; order for the issuance of a temporary restraining order and providing the security therefor; order for the issuance of a writ, or alternative writ, of habeas corpus, mandamus, or quo warranto;

            (3) Order for the seizure and sale of property in an executory proceeding;

            (4) Order for the taking of testimony by deposition; for the production of documentary evidence; for the production of documents and things for inspection, copying, or photographing; for permission to enter land for the purpose of measuring, surveying, or photographing;

            (5) Order or judgment deciding or otherwise disposing of an action, proceeding, or matter which may be tried or heard in chambers;

            (6) Order or judgment that may be granted on ex parte motion or application, except an order of appeal on an oral motion; and

            (7) Any other order or judgment not specifically required by law to be signed in open court.

            Acts 2018, No. 195, §1.



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