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      CCP 1917     


Art. 1917.  Findings of the court and reasons for judgment

A.  In all appealable contested cases, other than those tried by a jury, the court when requested to do so by a party shall give in writing its findings of fact and reasons for judgment, provided the request is made not later than ten days after the mailing of the notice of the signing of the judgment.

B.  In nonjury cases to recover damages for injury, death, or loss, whether or not requested to do so by a party, the court shall make specific findings that shall include those matters to which reference is made in Paragraph C of Article 1812 of this Code.  These findings need not include reasons for judgment.

Amended by Acts 1979, No. 431, §3, eff. Aug.  1, 1980; Acts 1980, No. 111, §1, eff. Aug.  1, 1980; Acts 1980, No. 112, §1, eff. June 26, 1980; Acts 2005, No. 205, §1, eff. Jan. 1, 2006.

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