CHC 657     

Art. 657. Motions to dismiss

            A. All objections to the proceedings, including objections based on defects in the petition and defenses capable of determination as a matter of law, may be raised by a motion to dismiss.

            B. Upon a finding of grounds to dismiss the petition as provided in Paragraph A of this Article, the court shall order that the petition be dismissed.

            Acts 1991, No. 235, §6, eff. Jan. 1, 1992; Acts 2022, No. 176, §1.