Notice of Judgment and Long Weekends

October 22, 2013

  • 118A Declaratory Judgment
  • 118AIII Proceedings
  • 118AIII(H) Appeal and Error
  • 118Ak392 Appeal and Error
  • 118Ak392.1 k. In General.

118A Declaratory JudgmentCourt of Appeal would treat, as timely, a motion for devolutive appeal from a judgment declaring a prior judgment null and void and granting enforcement of an agreement to pay judgment, where it was more likely than not that the notice of judgment was actually mailed on the Monday after a long weekend of a popular and well-attended jazz cultural event rather than on the stated date of the prior Thursday, by court employees who may have departed the courthouse in haste on Thursday for the event.
Shields Mott Lund, L.L.P. v. P.R. Contractors, Inc., 2013 WL 1247928 (La. App. 4 Cir. 3/27/13)
Suggested by Steve S. Smith, former Headnote Attorney; West Publishing; Willoughby, Ohio