§ 914 Method and time of appeal
§ 914.1 Designation of record; payment of costs; sanction
§ 915 Action on a motion for appeal; return; notice
§ 915.1 Appeals; extension of return date; notice
§ 916 Divesting of jurisdiction of trial court
§ 917 Record on appeal; preparation
§ 918 Record on appeal; certified and dated
§ 919 Record on appeal; preparation and delivery of transcripts
§ 919.1 Record on appeal; contempt

Terms Used In Louisiana Codes > Code of Criminal Procedure > Title XXXI > Chapter 2 - Procedure in Lower Court for Appeal

  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • Court reporter: A person who makes a word-for-word record of what is said in court and produces a transcript of the proceedings upon request.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Reporter: Makes a record of court proceedings and prepares a transcript, and also publishes the court's opinions or decisions (in the courts of appeals).
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.