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Art. 14.1. Filing of pleadings and documents by facsimile transmission

A. Any pleading or document filed in response to a traffic or criminal action may be filed with the court by facsimile transmission if permitted by the policy of the clerk of court. Upon receipt of the transmission, the clerk of court shall cause a receipt of transmission to be transmitted to the sender when such filing is received in the office of the clerk of court. Such filing shall be deemed complete at the time when the facsimile transmission is received and the receipt of transmission has been transmitted to the sender. When filed, the facsimile transmission shall have the same force and effect as the original document from which the transmission was made.

B. Within five days, exclusive of legal holidays, after the clerk of court has received the transmission and the sender has received notification of such receipt, the party filing the facsimile transmitted document shall forward the following to the clerk of court:

(1) The original signed document.

(2) The applicable filing fee, if any.

(3) A transmission fee of five dollars, if the defendant had not been declared indigent by the court.

C. If a party who has made a filing through facsimile transmission with the court fails to comply with the provisions of Paragraph B of this Article, the facsimile file shall have no force or effect.

D. Any court district may provide by court rule for any additional requirement or provisions for filings by facsimile transmission.

E. In keeping with the clerk's policy, each clerk of court shall make available the necessary equipment and supplies to accommodate facsimile filing in criminal actions. Purchases for equipment and supplies necessary to accommodate facsimile filings may be funded from any expense fund of the office of the clerk of court as the clerks deem appropriate.

Acts 2001, No. 319, §3.

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Louisiana > Ccrp > Ccrp14.1

Art. 14.1. Filing of pleadings and documents by facsimile transmission

A. Any pleading or document filed in response to a traffic or criminal action may be filed with the court by facsimile transmission if permitted by the policy of the clerk of court. Upon receipt of the transmission, the clerk of court shall cause a receipt of transmission to be transmitted to the sender when such filing is received in the office of the clerk of court. Such filing shall be deemed complete at the time when the facsimile transmission is received and the receipt of transmission has been transmitted to the sender. When filed, the facsimile transmission shall have the same force and effect as the original document from which the transmission was made.

B. Within five days, exclusive of legal holidays, after the clerk of court has received the transmission and the sender has received notification of such receipt, the party filing the facsimile transmitted document shall forward the following to the clerk of court:

(1) The original signed document.

(2) The applicable filing fee, if any.

(3) A transmission fee of five dollars, if the defendant had not been declared indigent by the court.

C. If a party who has made a filing through facsimile transmission with the court fails to comply with the provisions of Paragraph B of this Article, the facsimile file shall have no force or effect.

D. Any court district may provide by court rule for any additional requirement or provisions for filings by facsimile transmission.

E. In keeping with the clerk's policy, each clerk of court shall make available the necessary equipment and supplies to accommodate facsimile filing in criminal actions. Purchases for equipment and supplies necessary to accommodate facsimile filings may be funded from any expense fund of the office of the clerk of court as the clerks deem appropriate.

Acts 2001, No. 319, §3.


State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Louisiana > Ccrp > Ccrp14.1

Art. 14.1. Filing of pleadings and documents by facsimile transmission

A. Any pleading or document filed in response to a traffic or criminal action may be filed with the court by facsimile transmission if permitted by the policy of the clerk of court. Upon receipt of the transmission, the clerk of court shall cause a receipt of transmission to be transmitted to the sender when such filing is received in the office of the clerk of court. Such filing shall be deemed complete at the time when the facsimile transmission is received and the receipt of transmission has been transmitted to the sender. When filed, the facsimile transmission shall have the same force and effect as the original document from which the transmission was made.

B. Within five days, exclusive of legal holidays, after the clerk of court has received the transmission and the sender has received notification of such receipt, the party filing the facsimile transmitted document shall forward the following to the clerk of court:

(1) The original signed document.

(2) The applicable filing fee, if any.

(3) A transmission fee of five dollars, if the defendant had not been declared indigent by the court.

C. If a party who has made a filing through facsimile transmission with the court fails to comply with the provisions of Paragraph B of this Article, the facsimile file shall have no force or effect.

D. Any court district may provide by court rule for any additional requirement or provisions for filings by facsimile transmission.

E. In keeping with the clerk's policy, each clerk of court shall make available the necessary equipment and supplies to accommodate facsimile filing in criminal actions. Purchases for equipment and supplies necessary to accommodate facsimile filings may be funded from any expense fund of the office of the clerk of court as the clerks deem appropriate.

Acts 2001, No. 319, §3.

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