Terms Used In Louisiana Code of Civil Procedure 3996

  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.

A judgment granting, modifying, or terminating emancipation is not suspended during the pendency of an appeal.  The validity of an act of the minor shall not be affected by the subsequent modification or termination of the judgment.

Acts 2008, No. 786, §2, eff. Jan. 1, 2009.