Terms Used In Louisiana Code of Civil Procedure 3958

  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.

Art. 3958.  Voluntary dismissal

A judgment dismissing a petition for divorce under Civil Code Article 102 shall be rendered upon joint application of the parties and upon payment of all costs, or upon contradictory motion of the plaintiff.  A judgment of dismissal rendered under this Article shall be without prejudice to any separation of property decree rendered under Civil Code Articles 2374 and 2375.

Acts 1993, No. 628, §1.