Terms Used In Louisiana Code of Civil Procedure 859

  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.

Art. 859.  Same; judgment or decision

In pleading a judgment of a domestic or foreign court, or a decision of a judicial or quasi judicial tribunal, or of a board, commission, or officer, it is sufficient to allege the judgment or decision without setting forth matter showing jurisdiction to render it.