Sections
Part I Indigent Defender Representation 15:141 – 15:184
Part II Indigent Parent Representation 15:185.1 – 15:185.9
Part III Representation of Children in Custody 15:186.1 – 15:186.6

Terms Used In Louisiana Revised Statutes > Title 15 > CODE TITLE XIV - Right to Counsel

  • Abandoned cemetery: shall mean any cemetery which is no longer being used for interments, is not being maintained in good condition, and has fallen into a state of disrepair, including tombs and headstones that have collapsed or been destroyed, walls and fences that have fallen apart, and trees and bushes that have grown amongst and within grave spaces. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 25:933
  • Acquittal:
    1. Judgement that a criminal defendant has not been proved guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.
    2. A verdict of "not guilty."
     
  • Adoption date: means the date as of which the board of directors of the reorganizing mutual initially approves and adopts the plan of reorganization. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:237.2
  • Affiliate: means a person who directly, or indirectly through one or more intermediaries, controls or is controlled by or is under common control with the person specified. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:237.2
  • Affirmed: In the practice of the appellate courts, the decree or order is declared valid and will stand as rendered in the lower court.
  • Agricultural movements: means the operation of a motor vehicle or combination of vehicles by a farmer to transport agricultural products, farm machinery, and farm supplies; or agricultural crop production fertilizers, agricultural chemicals, or agricultural related fuels, found to be hazardous under the provisions of the Hazardous Materials Transportation Act which requires the motor vehicle to bear a placard under the provisions of the Hazardous Materials Regulations (99 CFR Part 172, Subpart F); to and from a farm within one hundred fifty air miles of the owner's or operator's farm, and which is not used in the operation of a common or contract carrier or used to transport passengers or property for hire. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:401
  • Agricultural products: shall include aquacultural, horticultural, viticultural, forestry, dairy, livestock, poultry, bee, and farm and range products, and furbearing animals raised or produced on a defined acreage. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4712
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Arraignment: A proceeding in which an individual who is accused of committing a crime is brought into court, told of the charges, and asked to plead guilty or not guilty.
  • Articles of organization: means documents filed under R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1301
  • Autocycle: means a three-wheeled motorcycle on which the driver and all passengers ride in either a completely enclosed seating area or in a side-by-side seating area that is equipped with a rollbar or roll cage, safety belts for all occupants, and is designed to be controlled with a steering wheel and pedals. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:401
  • 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.
  • Bequest: Property gifted by will.
  • Board: shall mean the Louisiana Cemetery Board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 25:933
  • Board: means the Louisiana Public Defender Board authorized to regulate public defender services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:143
  • Board: means the Louisiana Public Defender Board, or any successor to that board, which is authorized to regulate the providing of legal services to indigent persons in criminal proceedings in which the right to counsel attaches under the United States and Louisiana constitutions. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:185.2
  • Business: means any trade, occupation, profession, or other commercial activity, including but not limited to professions licensed by a state or other governmental agency whether or not engaged in for profit. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1301
  • Cancellation: means that a driver's license is annulled because of some error or defect or because the licensee is no longer entitled to such license, but the cancellation of a license is without prejudice and application for a new license may be made at any time after such cancellation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:401
  • chief indigent defender: means an attorney employed by or under contract with the board to supervise service providers and enforce standards and guidelines within a judicial district or multiple judicial districts. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:143
  • Chief judge: The judge who has primary responsibility for the administration of a court but also decides cases; chief judges are determined by seniority.
  • Commerce: means transportation for the purpose of compensation, remuneration, employment, trade, or payment of any thing of value. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:401
  • Commercial motor vehicle: means a motor vehicle or combination of motor vehicles used in commerce to transport passengers or property if the motor vehicle meets one of the following requirements:

                (a) Has a gross combination weight rating of twenty-six thousand one or more pounds inclusive of a towed unit with a gross vehicle weight rating of more than ten thousand pounds. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:401

  • Commission: means the Commission of Weights and Measures. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4602
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of insurance, or his deputy, or the Department of Insurance, as appropriate. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:236
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of insurance, or his deputy, or the Department of Insurance, as appropriate. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:237.2
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of the Department of Agriculture and Forestry, or his duly authorized representatives acting at his discretion. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4602
  • Commissioner: means the commissioner of insurance, the commissioner's deputies, or the Department of Insurance, as appropriate. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:691.2
  • Concurrent resolution: A legislative measure, designated "S. Con. Res." and numbered consecutively upon introduction, generally employed to address the sentiments of both chambers, to deal with issues or matters affecting both houses, such as a concurrent budget resolution, or to create a temporary joint committee. Concurrent resolutions are not submitted to the President/Governor and thus do not have the force of law.
  • Contingent beneficiary: Receiver of property or benefits if the first named beneficiary fails to receive any or all of the property or benefits in question before his (her) death.
  • Control: has the meaning set forth in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:236
  • Control: means the same as that set forth in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:237.2
  • conviction: includes the entry of a plea of guilty or nolo contendere to an offense; the forfeiture of bail of any person charged with an offense; and the adjudication of a person as a delinquent for the commission of an offense pursuant to juvenile proceedings. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:401
  • Damage: shall mean the intentional or inadvertent hurt, harm, or injury to a component of a historic cemetery or to an isolated grave so as to lessen or destroy its historic, cultural, or scientific value. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 25:933
  • Defense attorney: Represent defendants in criminal matters.
  • Department: means the Department of Public Safety and Corrections. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:401
  • Department: means the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4602
  • Department: shall mean the Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 25:933
  • Deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
  • Destruction: shall mean intentionally or inadvertently destroying components of a historic cemetery by violent disintegration of its fabric so as to reduce the components to ruin. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 25:933
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • District indigent defender fund: means the judicial district indigent defender fund as provided for in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:143
  • District office: means the office of a district public defender as provided for in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:143
  • Dividend protections: means provisions in a plan of reorganization designed to protect, through a closed block or other means, the reasonable dividend expectations of policyholders who own individual, dividend-paying policies. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:237.2
  • Division: shall mean the office of cultural development, division of archaeology, within the department. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 25:933
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Driver rehabilitation specialist: means an individual who provides comprehensive services in clinical evaluation of physical functioning, visual/perceptual/cognitive screening, as it pertains to the driving test, and wheelchair/seating assessment, driving assessment, vehicle modification prescription, and driver education; possesses at a minimum an undergraduate degree in a rehabilitation, education, health, safety, physical, occupational, kinesio, or recreational therapy, or related profession or an equivalent of eight years experience in driver rehabilitation/education; and has a minimum of one year of experience in the area of driver evaluation and training for persons with disabilities or possesses current recognition from the Association for Driver Rehabilitation Specialists (ADED) as a driver rehabilitation specialist. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:401
  • Effective date: means the date upon which the reorganization of the reorganizing mutual is effective, as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:236
  • Effective date: means the date upon which the reorganization of the reorganizing mutual is effective, as provided in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:237.2
  • Eligible member: means a person who, on the adoption date, owns, or is deemed by the plan of reorganization to own, a policy of a mutual insurer or a reorganized insurer that is, or that is deemed by the plan of reorganization to be, in force with such insurer on such adoption date, or a person who is deemed eligible by the plan of reorganization. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:237.2
  • Enterprise risk: means any activity, circumstance, event, or series of events involving one or more affiliates of an insurer that, if not remedied promptly, is likely to have a material adverse effect upon the financial condition or liquidity of the insurer or its insurance holding company system as a whole, including but not limited to anything that would cause the insurer's risk-based capital to fall into company action level as set forth in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:691.2
  • Entitlement: A Federal program or provision of law that requires payments to any person or unit of government that meets the eligibility criteria established by law. Entitlements constitute a binding obligation on the part of the Federal Government, and eligible recipients have legal recourse if the obligation is not fulfilled. Social Security and veterans' compensation and pensions are examples of entitlement programs.
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • Farmer: means any person who operates a farm or is directly involved in the cultivation of land, crops, or livestock which are owned by that person, or are under the direct control of that person. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:401
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Governing body: means the board or body in which the bond issuing power of a governmental unit is vested. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 13:5121
  • Governmental unit: means the state of Louisiana, municipalities, parishes, parish and municipal school boards and districts, levee boards and districts, housing authorities, bridge authorities, community improvement agencies, redevelopment agencies, all other political subdivisions of the state, public trusts, corporations, districts, boards, authorities, agencies, and units of local government and nonprofit corporations created by or governed by the governing authorities of parishes or municipalities, any special service districts, such as water, sewerage, garbage, and lighting districts created by or pursuant to legislative acts and any other districts, boards, authorities, and agencies of the state of Louisiana authorized to issue bonds. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 13:5121
  • Grace period: The number of days you'll have to pay your bill for purchases in full without triggering a finance charge. Source: Federal Reserve
  • Grave space: shall mean a grave, crypt, vault, niche, tomb, lawn crypt, or any other property used or intended to be used for the interment of human remains. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 25:933
  • Health maintenance organization: means any corporation organized as either a business corporation or a nonprofit corporation and domiciled in this state which undertakes to provide or arrange for the provision of basic health care services to enrollees in return for a prepaid charge. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:242
  • Hearsay: Statements by a witness who did not see or hear the incident in question but heard about it from someone else. Hearsay is usually not admissible as evidence in court.
  • Historic cemetery: shall mean any abandoned cemetery located in the state that is more than fifty years old and is not subject to the laws, rules, and regulations of the board or Chapter 10-A of Title 8 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 25:933
  • Human remains: means the body or parts thereof of a deceased person and includes the body or parts thereof in any stage of decomposition, as well as cremated remains. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 25:953
  • Human skeletal remains: shall mean any part of the body of a deceased human being in any stage of decomposition. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 25:933
  • In forma pauperis: In the manner of a pauper. Permission given to a person to sue without payment of court fees on claim of indigence or poverty.
  • Indemnification: In general, a collateral contract or assurance under which one person agrees to secure another person against either anticipated financial losses or potential adverse legal consequences. Source: FDIC
  • indigent defender: means an attorney employed by or under contract with the board, the district public defender, regional director, where applicable, or nonprofit organization contracting with the board, district public defender, regional director, where applicable, or the board to provide legal counsel to an indigent person in a criminal proceeding. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:143
  • indigent defender: means an attorney employed by or under contract with the board, the district public defender, or a nonprofit organization contracting with the board or the district public defender to provide representation, including curatorship appointments, to indigent or absent parents in child abuse and neglect cases as required by the provisions of the Louisiana Children's Code. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:185.2
  • indigent defender services: means the providing of legal services to indigent persons in criminal proceedings in which the right to counsel attaches under the United States and Louisiana constitutions. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:143
  • Insurable interest: as used in this Chapter means any lawful and substantial economic interest in the safety or preservation of the subject of the insurance free from loss, destruction, or pecuniary damage. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:853
  • insurance holding company system: consists of two or more affiliated persons, one or more of which is an insurer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:691.2
  • Inter vivos: Transfer of property from one living person to another living person.
  • interest: means a member's rights in a limited liability company, collectively, including the member's share of the profits and losses of the limited liability company, the right to receive distributions of the limited liability company's assets, and any right to vote or participate in management. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1301
  • Interrogatories: Written questions asked by one party of an opposing party, who must answer them in writing under oath; a discovery device in a lawsuit.
  • Isolated grave: shall mean any marked grave site that is not part of a larger cemetery and is not subject to the laws, rules, and regulations of the board or Chapter 10-A of Title 8 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 25:933
  • Jurisprudence: The study of law and the structure of the legal system.
  • Juror: A person who is on the jury.
  • Lawsuit: A legal action started by a plaintiff against a defendant based on a complaint that the defendant failed to perform a legal duty, resulting in harm to the plaintiff.
  • Legacy: A gift of property made by will.
  • License fee: means the privilege, tax, or fee imposed by this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:401
  • managers: means a person or persons designated by the members of a limited liability company to manage the limited liability company as provided in its articles of organization. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1301
  • Member: means : (a) with respect to a mutual insurer, a policyholder who owns or is deemed by the plan of reorganization to own a policy of the mutual insurer; or (b) with respect to a mutual insurance holding company, a member of such mutual insurance holding company, as defined in such company's articles of incorporation and bylaws or as defined in the plan of reorganization. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:237.2
  • Member: means a person with a membership interest in a limited liability company with the rights and obligations specified under this Chapter. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1301
  • Modification: shall mean the altering of the original substance of a grave space. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 25:933
  • Motor vehicle: means and includes automobiles, trucks, truck-tractors, trailers, semitrailers, and motorcycles, propelled by steam, gasoline, electricity, or any other source of energy other than muscular power, except electric-assisted bicycles, farm implements temporarily operated or moved on a highway or vehicles operated only on rails or tracks constructed therefor. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:401
  • Motorcycle: means every motor vehicle having a seat or saddle for the use of the rider and designed to travel on not more than three wheels in contact with the ground, but excluding a tractor and an electric-assisted bicycle or a motorized bicycle. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:401
  • Motorized bicycle: means a pedal bicycle which may be propelled by human power or helper motor, or by both, with a motor rated no more than one and one-half horsepower, a cylinder capacity not exceeding fifty cubic centimeters, an automatic transmission, and which produces a maximum design speed of no more than twenty-five miles per hour on a flat surface, but excluding an electric-assisted bicycle. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:401
  • Operating agreement: means any agreement, written or oral, of the members as to, or in the case of a limited liability company having a single member, any written agreement between the member and the company memorializing the affairs of a limited liability company and the conduct of its business. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1301
  • Parent corporation: means a corporation, including a limited liability company, that is or has been organized for the purpose of acquiring, directly or indirectly, all of the common shares of a reorganized insurer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:237.2
  • Person: means an individual, a corporation, a partnership, an association, a joint stock company, a trust, an unincorporated organization, a limited liability company, a limited liability partnership, a government or governmental agency, a state or political subdivision of a state, board, estate, trustee or fiduciary, or any other legal entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:236
  • Person: means an individual, a corporation, a partnership, an association, a joint stock company, a trust, an unincorporated organization, a limited liability company, a limited liability partnership, a government or governmental agency, a state or political subdivision of a state, board, estate, trustee or fiduciary, or any other legal entity. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:237.2
  • Person: means both plural and singular, as the case demands, and includes individuals, partnerships, corporations, companies, societies, and associations

                (14)(a) Except as provided in Subparagraph (b) of this Paragraph, "petroleum product" means any refined hydrocarbon mixture including motor oil, kerosene, gasoline, gasohol, diesel fuel, aviation fuel, heating kerosene, and any blend of two or more refined hydrocarbon mixtures except liquefied petroleum gas and natural gas. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4602

  • Person: means a natural person, corporation, partnership, limited partnership, domestic or foreign limited liability company, joint venture, trust including a common law trust, business trust, statutory trust, voting trust, or any other form of trust, estate, or association. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1301
  • Person: means an individual, a corporation, a limited liability company, a partnership, an association, a joint stock company, a trust, an unincorporated organization, any similar entity or any combination of the foregoing acting in concert, but shall not include any joint venture partnership exclusively engaged in owning, managing, leasing, or developing immovable or corporeal movable property. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:691.2
  • petroleum product: shall include compressed natural gas, liquefied natural gas, and liquefied petroleum gas as those terms are defined in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 3:4602
  • Plan of reorganization: means the plan of reorganization adopted by the reorganizing mutual in compliance with this Subpart. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:236
  • Plan of reorganization: means the plan of reorganization adopted by the reorganizing mutual in compliance with this Subpart. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:237.2
  • Policy: means an individual or group policy of insurance issued, or deemed by the plan of reorganization to have been issued, by a mutual insurer or by a reorganized insurer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:237.2
  • Policyholder: means a person who, on the basis of the records and the organizational documents of the mutual insurer or reorganized insurer, is deemed to be a policyholder of such insurer. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:237.2
  • political subdivision: means :

    (1)  Any parish, municipality, special district, school board, sheriff, public board, institution, department, commission, district, corporation, agency, authority, or an agency or subdivision of any of these, and other public or governmental body of any kind which is not a state agency. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 13:5102

  • Possession: means the exercise of control over human remains. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 25:953
  • Presiding officer: A majority-party Senator who presides over the Senate and is charged with maintaining order and decorum, recognizing Members to speak, and interpreting the Senate's rules, practices and precedents.
  • Probation officers: Screen applicants for pretrial release and monitor convicted offenders released under court supervision.
  • Program: shall mean the Louisiana Historic Cemetery Preservation Program. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 25:933
  • program: means the activities directed toward the accomplishment of providing indigent defender services under the Louisiana Public Defender Act. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:143
  • program: means the Indigent Parents' Representation Program required by the Louisiana Children's Code and administered in accordance with the provisions of R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:185.2
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Public defender: Represent defendants who can't afford an attorney in criminal matters.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Regional director: means the person in the employment of the board chosen to oversee and enforce standards and guidelines within a service region created by the board. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:143
  • Regional office: means the office established for a service region as provided for in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:143
  • Reorganized company: means either: (a) a reorganized insurer resulting from the reorganization of a mutual insurer under this Subpart; or (b) a reorganized insurance holding company. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:236
  • Reorganized company: means either: (a) a reorganized insurer resulting from the reorganization of a mutual insurer under this Subpart; or (b) a reorganized insurance holding company. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:237.2
  • Reorganized insurance holding company: means a former mutual insurance holding company reorganized as a stock insurance holding company, or a stock insurance holding company into which a mutual insurance holding company has been merged, pursuant to a plan of reorganization under this Subpart. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:237.2
  • Reorganized insurer: means : (a) with respect to a conversion of a mutual insurer under this Subpart, the domestic stock insurer into which a mutual insurer is being or has been reorganized; or (b) with respect to the conversion of a mutual insurance holding company under this Subpart, any former mutual insurance company previously reorganized as a stock insurance company as part of a mutual insurance holding company reorganization under R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:236
  • Reorganized insurer: means : (a) with respect to a conversion of a mutual insurer under this Subpart, the domestic stock insurer into which a mutual insurer is being or has been reorganized; or (b) with respect to the conversion of a mutual insurance holding company under this Subpart, any former mutual insurance company previously reorganized as a stock insurance company as part of a mutual insurance holding company reorganization under R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:237.2
  • Reorganizing mutual: means a mutual insurer or mutual insurance holding company that is reorganizing pursuant to this Subpart. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:236
  • Reorganizing mutual: means a mutual insurer or mutual insurance holding company that is reorganizing pursuant to this Subpart. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 22:237.2
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Revocation: means that the driver's license to drive a motor vehicle on the highways is terminated and shall not be renewed, except that an application for a new license may be presented and acted upon by the department after the expiration of at least one year after revocation. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:401
  • roll cage: shall mean supports that will bear the vehicle's weight and are so designed as to protect the occupants when the vehicle is resting on the supports. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:401
  • self-generated revenue: means all revenue received by a judicial district including revenue received as a result of grants or donations or other forms of assistance. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:143
  • self-generated revenue: means all revenue received by a judicial district except revenue received as a result of grants, donations, or other forms of assistance when the terms and conditions thereof or of agreements pertaining thereto require otherwise. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:185.2
  • Service region: means one of the public defender service regions created by the board as authorized in R. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:143
  • State: means a state, territory, or possession of the United States, the District of Columbia, or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 12:1301
  • State Public Defender: means the person in the employment of the board chosen to administer the statewide public defender system for the delivery of public defender services. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:143
  • Statute of limitations: A law that sets the time within which parties must take action to enforce their rights.
  • Subpoena duces tecum: A command to a witness to produce documents.
  • suit: means civil actions as defined in Code of Civil Procedure Art. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 13:5102
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Suspension: means that the driver's license to drive a motor vehicle on the highways is temporarily withdrawn during the period of such suspension. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:401
  • Task Force on Legal Representation in Child Protection Cases: means the task force created by House Concurrent Resolution No. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 15:185.2
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Trade: means to distribute, to offer for sale, to offer for acquisition, to buy, to sell, to barter, to exchange, to give, to receive, to donate, or to bequest, whether by physical delivery or by subterfuge. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 25:953
  • Transportation of passengers for hire or fee: means the movement of passengers by motor vehicle for direct monetary payment to a taxicab, limousine service, livery, and/or any common carrier of passengers. See Louisiana Revised Statutes 32:401
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.