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Latest Published Opinions

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1 record(s) returned.  
Case # PDF Case Title
17-CA-373
Ruling Judge: Hon. Andrea Price Janzen
District Court #: 17-AD-11
Lower Court: Juvenile Court
Court Hearing: 10/12/2017 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: 'Appeal Dismissed' on 10/04/2017
IN RE: L. D. B., APPLYING FOR INTRA FAMILY ADOPTION OF E. B.

Latest Docket

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32 record(s) returned.  
Case # Case Title
16-CA-150
Ruling Judge: Honorable John J. Molaison, Jr.
District Court #: 718-077
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Ivan A. Orihuela, for Plaintiff-Appellant Derek M. Tanner, for Defendant-Appellee Stephanie B. Laborde, Benjamin M. Chapman, J. Jacob Chapman, for Intervenor-Appellee
Court Hearing: 10/11/2017 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: 'STAYED' on 06/01/2016
MIRIAM BLANDO AND FAUSTO MERCEDES, INDIVIUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF THEIR MINOR CHILDREN, JARED MERCEDES AND YERIANNIS MERCEDES VERSUS KENDRA PIERRE, JOHN DOE, GEICO INDEMNITY COMPANY, USAGENCIES CASUALTY INSURANCE COMPANY, INC.-LIABILITY AND USAGENCIES CASUALTY INSURANCE COMPANY, INC.-UM
16-CA-567
Ruling Judge: Honorable Stephen D. Enright, Jr.
District Court #: 712-074
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Deborah A. Villio, Lila M. Samuel, & George Read Coleman, for Plaintiff-Appellee Frank P. Tranchina, Jr., Mark J. Mansfield, & Jennifer C. deBlanc, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 10/11/2017 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
ELIZABETH WEBB VERSUS DANIEL ANDREW WEBB
17-CA-20
Ruling Judge: Honorable E. Adrian Adams
District Court #: 711-301
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Laurence D. Cohen, for Plaintiff-Appellant T. Gregory Schafer, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 10/12/2017 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
CARLO CONFORTO VERSUS DYLAN TOSCANO, UNITED SERVICES AUTOMOBILE ASSOCIATION AND ALLSTATE INSURANCE COMPANY
17-CA-161
Ruling Judge: Honorable Mary H. Becnel
District Court #: 65,77
Lower Court: 40th District Court
Attorney(s):
Robert R. Faucheux, Jr., Christophe L. Faucheux & Lindsay M. Faucheux, for Plaintiff-Appellant Hester R. Hilliard & Samira J. Marigny, for Defendant-Appellee-2nd Appellant
Court Hearing: 10/11/2017 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
LYNDA VINET AND LARRY VINET VERSUS D AND M RENOVATION, LLC, DARRYL C. RAY, SR., INDIVIDUALLY AND AS OWNER OF D AND M RENOVATION, LLC AND THEIR LIABILITY INSURANCE CARRIER, XYZ INSURANCE COMPANY
17-KA-166
Ruling Judge: Honorable Danyelle M. Taylor
District Court #: 14-5895
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Hon. Paul D. Connick, Jr., Terry M. Boudreaux, Anne M. Wallis, Blair C. Constant, for Plaintiff-Appellee Brandon Gray #391978, for Defendant-Appellant Gwendolyn K. Brown, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 10/12/2017 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS BRANDON GRAY
17-CA-182
Ruling Judge: Hon. Scott U. Schlegel
District Court #: 752-253
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Jeffrey S. Berkowitz, T. Carey Wicker, III, & J. Alex Watkins, for Plaintiff-Appellee Catharine Ohlsson Gracia, John A. Braymer, & Cory R. Cahn, for Defendant-Appellee Simeon B. Reimonenq, & Katherine L. Osborne, for Defendant-Appellee Brett W. Tweedel, Christopher K. LeMieux, Jonathan S. Forester & Johanna E. Lambert, for Defendant- Appellee Glen E. Mercer, for Defendant-Appellee David V. Batt, & Bradley S. Groce, for Defendant- Appellant
Court Hearing: 10/11/2017 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
DANIEL MORENO VERSUS ENTERGY CORPORATION, ENTER GULF STATES, INC., ENTERGY LOUISIANA, LLC., EAGLE ENTERPRISES OF JEFFERSON, LAFAYETTE INSURANCE COMPANY, WALGREEN LOUISIANA CO., INC., ABC INSURANCE COMPANY AND THE PARISH OF JEFFERSON C/W LAFAYETTE INSURANCE COMPANY VERSUS WOODWARD DESIGN + BUILD, LLC
17-CA-183
Ruling Judge: Hon. Scott U. Schlegel
District Court #: 640-321
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Court Hearing: 10/11/2017 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
LAFAYETTE INSURANCE COMPANY VERSUS WOODWARD DESIGN + BUILD, LLC
17-CA-192
Ruling Judge: Honorable J. Sterling Snowdy
District Court #: 64,636
Lower Court: 40th District Court
Attorney(s):
Pete Lewis, Barrett R. Stephens, & Sarah D. Call, for Plaintiff-Appellant Douglas R. Kraus, Guy C. Curry, for Defendant-Appellee Jeremy D. Goux, & James C. Arceneaux, IV, for Intervenor-Appellee
Court Hearing: 10/11/2017 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
DEMETRIS HAYNE AND CURTIS YOUNG, SR. VERSUS TWIN OAKS NURSING HOME, INC. AND ANNIE ALFORD
17-CA-194
Ruling Judge: Honorable Michael P. Mentz
District Court #: 753-023
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Tonya S. Johnson, for Plaintiff-Appellant Christy M. Howley & M. Elizabeth Bowman, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 10/11/2017 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
CHARLES HENRY JACKSON VERSUS SIMONA D. MORTON
17-KA-197
Ruling Judge: Honorable Henry G. Sullivan, Jr.
District Court #: 11-3801
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Terry M. Boudreaux, for Plaintiff-Appellee Prentice L. White, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 10/11/2017 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS MELVIN R. BILLIOT
17-CA-204
Ruling Judge: Honorable Michael P. Mentz
District Court #: 734-229
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Jeremiah A. Sprague, Timothy J. Falcon, & Jarrett S. Falcon, Randall A. Smith & J. Geoffrey Ormsby for Plaintiff-Appellant Brett P. Fenasci, Michael R. Phillips, Shannon A. Shelton, Carol M. Wood, & Lynn K. McKay, for Defendant-Appellee Deborah D. Kuchler, Janika D. Polk, Michele H. DeShazo, Skylar B. Rudin, Mark E. Best, Etheldreda C. Smith & Joshua J. Doguet, for Defendant- Appellee Michael P. Cash, & Wade T. Howard, Mark L. McNamara, Joseph I. Giarrusso, III, & Lauren R. Bridges, for Defendant-Appellee Thomas E. Balhoff, Judith R. Atkinson, Carlton Jones, III & Ryan R. Brown, for Defendant-Appellee Charles B. Colvin, Marguerite K. Kingsmill, John W. Bihm, & R. A. Osborn, Jr., for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 10/11/2017 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
PATRICIA LENNIE, BRETT LENNIE, AND MARCELLA FUESLIER VERSUS EXXON MOBIL CORPORATION, ET AL.
17-CA-207
Ruling Judge: Honorable Ellen Shirer Kovach
District Court #: 725-727
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Stacey W. Marcel, for Plaintiff-Appellee Edith H. Morris, Suzanne Ecuyer Bayle, Bernadette R. Lee & Sheila H. Willis, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 10/11/2017 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
KIMBERLY RONQUILLE VERSUS DAVID ANTHONY RONQUILLE, JR.
17-CA-211
Ruling Judge: Honorable June B. Darensburg
District Court #: 715-551
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Ivan A. Orihuela, for Plaintiff-Appellant John W. Norwood, III, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 10/12/2017 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
CINDY PEREZ, THROUGH HER NATURAL TUTRIX AND ADMINISTRATRIX OF HER ESTATE, EDIS MOLINA VERSUS MARY B. GAUDIN AND LM GENERAL INSURANCE COMPANY
17-CA-212
Ruling Judge: Hon. Scott U. Schlegel
District Court #: 742-693
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
John A. Venezia, Julie O'Shesky & Salvador M. Brocato, III, for Plaintiff-Appellant Thomas G. Buck & Brett W. Tweedel, for Defendant-Appellee Ethan N. Penn, for Defendant-Appellee Arthur D. Dupre, Jr., for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 10/12/2017 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
RAYMOND FALCON VERSUS JEFFREY SURCOUF & STATE FARM FIRE AND CASUALTY COMPANY
17-CA-214
Ruling Judge: Honorable June B. Darensburg
District Court #: 742-763
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Rader Jackson, Cris Jackson & Tabitha Mangano, for Plaintiff-Appellee Anthony Sartorio, for Defendant-Appellant J. Benjamin Avin, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 10/11/2017 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
GREEN TREE SERVICING, LLC VERSUS CAROLYN EDWARDS, BRENDA EDWARDS MAYS, AUGUST EDWARDS, KENNETH EDWARDS, SHARON EDWARDS WRIGHT, RALPH EDWARDS, WAYNE EDWARDS, ELTON EDWARDS, TERRY EDWARDS JACKSON, EMILE EDWARDS, TIMOTHY EDWARDS, AND THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
17-KA-221
Ruling Judge: Honorable Stephen C. Grefer
District Court #: 14-4100
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Terry M. Boudreaux, for Plaintiff-Appellee Mary Constance Hanes, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 10/11/2017 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS JONAS KELLY
17-KA-222
Ruling Judge: Honorable Henry G. Sullivan, Jr.
District Court #: 15-1144
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Terry M. Boudreaux, for Plaintiff-Appellee Prentice L. White, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 10/11/2017 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS DERRICK GUMMS
17-KA-224
Ruling Judge: Honorable Michael P. Mentz
District Court #: 11-880
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Terry M. Boudreaux, for Plaintiff-Appellee James A. Williams, Vallon Hicks, Timothy T. Yazbeck, Elizabeth A. Zavala & Lynleigh G. Noel, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 10/12/2017 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS COREY D. FACIANE
17-KA-249
Ruling Judge: Hon. Lee V. Faulkner, Jr.
District Court #: 11-2706
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Terry M. Boudreaux, for Plaintiff-Appellee Holli A. Herrle-Castillo, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 10/12/2017 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS ROGELIO LUCATER GONZALEZ
17-KA-252
Ruling Judge: Honorable Ellen Shirer Kovach
District Court #: 13-5285
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Terry M. Boudreaux, for Plaintiff-Appellee Prentice L. White, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 10/11/2017 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS RALPH L. WILLIE
17-KA-254
Ruling Judge: Honorable Nancy A. Miller
District Court #: 15-1984
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Terry M. Boudreaux, for Plaintiff-Appellee Jane L. Beebe, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 10/12/2017 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS JOHNNY BEASON
17-KA-255
Ruling Judge: Honorable Ellen Shirer Kovach
District Court #: 16-5920
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Terry M. Boudreaux, for Plaintiff-Appellee Bruce G. Whittaker, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 10/12/2017 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS THOMAS K. AMMONS
17-KA-261
Ruling Judge: Honorable Nancy A. Miller
District Court #: 16-2002
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Terry M. Boudreaux, for Plaintiff-Appellee Holli A. Herrle-Castillo, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 10/11/2017 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS JAMES DARBY
17-KA-274
Ruling Judge: Hon. Lee V. Faulkner, Jr.
District Court #: 16-2714
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Terry M. Boudreaux, for Plaintiff-Appellee Jane L. Beebe, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 10/11/2017 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS DONALD BARDELL
17-KA-275
Ruling Judge: Honorable M. Lauren Lemmon
District Court #: 15,592
Lower Court: 29th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Hon. Joel T. Chaisson, II, for Plaintiff-Appellee Mary Constance Hanes, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 10/11/2017 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS FABIAN CELESTINE
17-KA-293
Ruling Judge: Hon. Raymond S. Steib, Jr.
District Court #: 07-862
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Terry M. Boudreaux, for Plaintiff-Appellee Bertha M. Hillman, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 10/12/2017 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS JEREMY J. DAVIS
17-KA-296
Ruling Judge: Honorable M. Lauren Lemmon
District Court #: 15,184
Lower Court: 29th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Hon. Joel T. Chaisson, II, for Plaintiff-Appellee Bruce G. Whittaker, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 10/12/2017 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS SIDNEY KRISTOPHER SMITH
17-KA-297
Ruling Judge: Honorable June B. Darensburg
District Court #: 80-2360
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Terry M. Boudreaux, for Plaintiff-Appellee Bruce G. Whittaker, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 10/11/2017 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS KEITH STEWART
17-KA-303
Ruling Judge: Honorable Cornelius E. Regan
District Court #: 15-5810
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Terry M. Boudreaux, for Plaintiff-Appellee Bruce G. Whittaker, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 10/12/2017 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS EARL KEITH HARRIS
17-C-325
Ruling Judge: Honorable Danyelle M. Taylor
District Court #: 747-986
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Cynthia A. De Luca, Rebecca G. Demahy, Mary Cappie Tavary & David I. Courcelle, for Plaintiff-Respondent Mitchell J. Hoffman, Jeffrey M. Hoffman & Abigail F. Gerrity, for Defendant-Relator
Court Hearing: 10/04/2017 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
DRAYTON WATERS HOLLEY, II VERSUS ALEXANDRA ROBIN HOLLEY
17-CA-345
Ruling Judge: Honorable June B. Darensburg
District Court #: 748-178
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Scott C. Stansbury & David I. Courcelle, for Plaintiff-Appellant Terri M. Miles, for Plaintiff-Appellee
Court Hearing: 10/12/2017 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
IN RE: L. M. M., JR., A MINOR
17-CA-373
Ruling Judge: Hon. Andrea Price Janzen
District Court #: 17-AD-11
Lower Court: Juvenile Court
Attorney(s):
Joaquin Shepherd, for Plaintiff-Appellee Nisha Sandhu, for Defendant-Appellant Melissa W. Berniard, for Minor-Appellee
Court Hearing: 10/12/2017 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: 'Appeal Dismissed' on 10/04/2017
IN RE: L. D. B., APPLYING FOR INTRA FAMILY ADOPTION OF E. B.
23 record(s) returned.  
Case # Case Title
17-KA-35
Ruling Judge: Honorable Nancy A. Miller
District Court #: 15-6406
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Terry M. Boudreaux, for Plaintiff-Appellee Holli A. Herrle-Castillo, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 11/08/2017 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS AKANDO DUCKSWORTH
17-CA-216
Ruling Judge: Hon. E. Jeffrey Perilloux
District Court #: 71,86
Lower Court: 40th District Court
Attorney(s):
William D. O' Regan, III, for Plaintiff-Appellee Robert R. Faucheux, Jr. & Christophe L. Faucheux & Lindsay M. Faucheux, for Intervenor-Appellant Michael A. McNulty, Jr., for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 11/07/2017 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
SUCCESSION OF JOSEPHINE CATALANO GENDRON
17-CA-219
Ruling Judge: Honorable June B. Darensburg
District Court #: 758-175
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Julie C. Tizzard, for Plaintiff-Appellant Amanda S. Stout & Michael D. Ferachi, for Defendant-Appellee Gustave A. Fritchie, III, for Defendant-Appellee Daniel R. Martiny & Joseph P. Lopinto, III, for Defendant-Appellee Stacy C. Wheat, Louis G. Arceneaux & Fred J. Daigle, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 11/08/2017 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
GAIL MARIE VANCE VERSUS FEDERAL NATIONAL MORTGAGE ASSOCIATION, CHASE HOME FINANCE, L.L.C. MERGER INTO JP MORGAN CHASE AND GRAHAM, ARCENEAUX & ALLEN, L.L.C. AND ITS ATTORNEY FRED J. DAIGLE
17-CA-230
Ruling Judge: Hon. Scott U. Schlegel
District Court #: 764-555
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Hector L. Alonso - In Proper Person, for Plaintiff-Appellant James P. Waldron, & Peter E. Sperling, for Defendant-Appellee Benjamin J. Biller, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 11/07/2017 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
IN RE: MEDICAL REVIEW PANEL PROCEEDINGS FOR THE CLAIM OF HECTOR L. ALONSO
17-CA-233
Ruling Judge: Hon. Raymond S. Steib, Jr.
District Court #: 364-634
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
R. Lee Eddy, III, for Plaintiff-Appellant William H. Cook, Jr., for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 11/08/2017 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
MARK KNOBLES VERSUS KAY G. KNOBLES
17-KA-234
Ruling Judge: Honorable Donald A. Rowan, Jr.
District Court #: 15-182
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Terry M. Boudreaux, for Plaintiff-Appellee James A. Williams, Timothy T. Yazbeck, Elizabeth A. Zavala, M. Vallon Hicks & Lynleigh G. Noel, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 11/07/2017 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS JEFFERY M. HAYDIN
17-CA-235
Ruling Judge: Honorable Danyelle M. Taylor
District Court #: 671-574
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Jennifer C. deBlanc & Windsor V. Richmond, for Plaintiff-Appellee Don M. Richard & Michael A. McNulty, Jr., for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 11/07/2017 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
CONTINUING TUTORSHIP OF J.R., A MENTALLY RETARDED PERSON
17-CA-240
Ruling Judge: Honorable J. Sterling Snowdy
District Court #: 67,135
Lower Court: 40th District Court
Attorney(s):
Santo A. Dileo, Sr., for Plaintiff-Appellant James A. Harry, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 11/07/2017 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
SANTO A. DILEO VERSUS JAMES A. HARRY
17-CA-250
Ruling Judge: Brady M. Fitzsimmons
District Court #: 624-278
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
George F. Riess & Dwight Jefferson, for Plaintiff-Appellant Lisa Henderson and Grace Jenkins - In Proper Person, for Plaintiff-Appellee Shirley Gray - In Proper Person, for Plaintiff-Appellee Glen M. Pilie, Martin A. Stern, E. Paige Sensenbrenner, Valeria M. Sercovich, Roland M. Vandenweghe, Jr. & David M. Stein, for Defendant-Appellee Caleb H. Didriksen, III, Erin Bruce Saucier, Carl A. Woods, III, Jeremy J. Pichon & Michael S. Finkelstein, for Defendant-Appellee Deborah D. Kuchler, Janika D. Polk, Michele H. DeShazo, Mark E. Best, Skylar B. Rudin & Joshua J. Doguet, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 11/08/2017 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
MS. DOTTIE ADAMS, MR. HERBERT ADAMS, ET AL VERSUS JOSEPH GREFER, CAMILLE GREFER, ROSE MARIE GREFER HASSI, ET AL
17-CA-271
Ruling Judge: Honorable Robert J. Burns, Judge Ad Hoc
District Court #: 05-11660
Lower Court: None Available
Attorney(s):
Darleen M. Jacobs, Hunter P. Harris, Richard M. Martin, Jr. & L. Scott Joanen, for Plaintiff-Appellant Richard G. Duplantier, Jr., Timothy W. Hassinger, Lambert J. Hassinger, Jr., Kelsey L. Bonnaffons, for Defendant-Appellee Hon. Jeffrey M. Landry, Thomas M. Brahney & Michael C. Keller, for Defendant-Appellee Charles M. Lanier, Jr., J. Warren Gardner, Jr., Kevin R. Tully, Oscar M. Gwin, IV & Harold D. Marchand, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 11/08/2017 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
ROBERT HARVEY, DARLEEN JACOBS LEVY, AND SUSAN AND WILLIAM LAURENDINE VERSUS THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS FOR THE ORLEANS LEVEE DISTRICT, PARISH OF ORLEANS
17-CA-272
Ruling Judge: Honorable Ellen Shirer Kovach
District Court #: 762-382
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
P. Hanlon deVerges, Jr., Michael J. Power, Loren C. Marino, & Brad M. Richard, for Plaintiff-Appellee Wayne E. Woods, for Defendant-Appellee Robert T. Garrity, Jr., & Dane S. Ciolino, for Defendant-Appellant James E. Lawson, Jr. - In Proper Person, for Defendant-Appellee Newell Normand - Individual Board Member, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 11/08/2017 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
PARISH OF JEFFERSON VERSUS HOUSING AUTHORITY OF JEFFERSON PARISH AND JAMES LAWSON, JR., CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF HOUSING AUTHORITY OF JEFFERSON, AND JOSEPH FENNIDY
17-CA-284
Ruling Judge: Honorable Cornelius E. Regan
District Court #: 747-380
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Edward F. Downing, III, & Jason C. Macfetters, for Plaintiff-Appellant Jocelyn R. Guidry, & Craig J. Robichaux, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 11/08/2017 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
JANET CAHANIN VERSUS LOUISIANA MEDICAL MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY, LUDWIG C. HEINTZ, M.D. AND JULIE A. LAWRENCE, M.D.
17-CA-294
Ruling Judge: Hon. Raymond S. Steib, Jr.
District Court #: 709-308
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Jordan N. Teich, Randolph J. Waits, Mark A. Hill, & Matthew F. Popp, for Plaintiff-Appellant Kenneth E. Pickering, & W. Patrick Baker, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 11/08/2017 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
ANGELA D. WIFE OF/AND MARK L. MAGEE VERSUS WEST JEFFERSON LEVEE DISTRICT AND SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA FLOOD PROTECTION AUTHORITY-WEST
17-CA-299
Ruling Judge: Honorable Nancy A. Miller
District Court #: 627-253
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Stephen R. Rue, Roy M. Bowes, Joshua P. Mathews, Gary J. Clark & Mitchell A. Palmer, for Plaintiff-Appellee Melvin G. Ripp, Jr., for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 11/07/2017 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
ASHLEY O. WILSON VERSUS CHRIS M. WILSON
17-KA-319
Ruling Judge: Hon. Lee V. Faulkner, Jr.
District Court #: 07-6289
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Terry M. Boudreaux, for Plaintiff-Appellee Kevin V. Boshea, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 11/07/2017 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS WILLIE J. ELLISON, JR.
17-CA-327
Ruling Judge: Honorable Cornelius E. Regan
District Court #: 753-065
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Stephen R. Rue & Raul E. Guerra, Jr., for Plaintiff-Appellee Renee L. Swanson, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 11/07/2017 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
DANIEL J. LIGHTELL VERSUS TAMMY E. LIGHTELL
17-CA-328
Ruling Judge: Honorable Ann Murry Keller
District Court #: 09-NS-1077
Lower Court: Juvenile Court
Attorney(s):
Charles E. Toney, Jr., Timothy P. O'Rourke & Amanda L. Calogero, for Plaintiff-Appellee Christopher Haines - In Proper Person, for Defendant-Appellant Rose Nicole Roux - In Proper Person, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 11/07/2017 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA, DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES IN THE INTEREST OF L. R. VERSUS CHRISTOPHER HAINES
17-KA-340
Ruling Judge: Honorable Ellen Shirer Kovach
District Court #: 15-4508
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Terry M. Boudreaux, for Plaintiff-Appellee Prentice L. White, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 11/08/2017 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS SEAN E. STOCK
17-KA-341
Ruling Judge: Hon. Jessie M. LeBlanc
District Court #: 75,22
Lower Court: 23rd Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Hon. Ricky L. Babin, Donald D. Candell, Charles S. Long & Robin O'Bannon, for Plaintiff-Appellant Matthew S. Chester & Kerry J. Miller, for Defendant-Appellee
Court Hearing: 11/08/2017 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS BLAISE GRAVOIS
17-KA-346
Ruling Judge: Honorable Stephen D. Enright, Jr.
District Court #: 14-2187
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Terry M. Boudreaux, for Plaintiff-Appellee Bertha M. Hillman, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 11/08/2017 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS JONAH D. BROWN
17-KA-348
Ruling Judge: Honorable Nancy A. Miller
District Court #: 15-617
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Terry M. Boudreaux, for Plaintiff-Appellee Jane L. Beebe, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 11/07/2017 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS CODY R. BROWN
17-KA-375
Ruling Judge: Honorable Henry G. Sullivan, Jr.
District Court #: 15-1144
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Terry M. Boudreaux, for Plaintiff-Appellee Bruce G. Whittaker, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 11/07/2017 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom B
Oral Argument: Yes

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
STATE OF LOUISIANA VERSUS KERRY J. REYNARD
17-CA-377
Ruling Judge: Honorable Cornelius E. Regan
District Court #: 753-065
Lower Court: 24th Judicial District Court
Attorney(s):
Stephen R. Rue & Raul E. Guerra, Jr., for Plaintiff-Appellee Renee L. Swanson, for Defendant-Appellant
Court Hearing: 11/07/2017 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A
Oral Argument: No

Non-Published: 
Disposition: NONE AVAILABLE
DANIEL J. LIGHTELL VERSUS TAMMY E. LIGHTELL

COURT FORMS

WRIT APPLICATION INTAKE FORM

In an effort to facilitate access for litigants, the Judges of the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal have adopted an Intake Form to be used when litigants file a writ application with this Court. Our goal is to promote judicial efficiency, which leads to prompt consideration of pending matters.

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CRIMINAL PRO SE BRIEFING NOTICE

In all criminal appeals, counsel for the defendant shall complete the pro se briefing notice (Appendix A) issued by this office and attached to the notice of lodging and briefing order. Counsel shall attach the original completed pro se briefing form to a copy of the brief to be filed with this court and mail the notice and copy of the brief to the defendant. The date of notice and mailing to the defendant shall not be later than the date the brief is filed with this court.

A copy of the completed form shall also be attached to counsel’s brief and submitted to this court for filing within the briefing delays established by the clerk of court. Any brief submitted by counsel will be rejected by the clerk of court if a copy of the form is not attached to the brief at the time of its submission to this court or if the form is incomplete.

Adopted Jan. 20, 2009, effective Feb. 1, 2009.

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