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Art. 651.  Preadjudication motions; time for filing; hearings

A.  All motions prior to the adjudication hearing shall be made by written motion filed no later than fifteen days before any scheduled adjudication hearing.  In the interest of justice, the court may allow additional time within which to make or file such motions or may permit such requests to be made by oral motion.

B.  The motion shall state with particularity the grounds therefor and shall set forth the relief sought.

C.  A motion may be granted without a contradictory hearing when mover is clearly entitled thereto without supporting proof.  A motion shall not be denied without a contradictory hearing unless, assuming the facts alleged to be true, mover is not entitled to relief.

Acts 1991, No. 235, §6, eff. Jan. 1, 1992.

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