CHC 1018     

Art. 1018.  Form of petition

A.  The petition shall contain a caption setting forth the name of the court and the title of the action. The petition shall be entitled, "The State of Louisiana in the Interest of...".

B.  Allegations of fact shall be simple, concise, and direct and shall be set forth in numbered paragraphs.  As far as practicable, each paragraph shall be limited to a single set of circumstances.  Allegations of fact may be made on information and belief.

C.  Failure to comply with formal requirements of this Article shall not be grounds for dismissal of a petition or invalidation of the proceedings unless it results in substantial prejudice.

Acts 1991, No. 235, §10, eff. Jan. 1, 1992; Acts 2014, No. 133, §1.