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Art. 523. Notice for hearing of pretrial motions; dismissal

A. When the court sets a date for a contradictory hearing of any pretrial motion filed by the defendant, in addition to any other method of service provided for by law, notice of the date of such hearing may be served upon the defendant by mailing notice to the counsel of record.

B. Failure of a defendant who is not incarcerated, or failure of his attorney, to appear for the hearing of a pretrial motion filed by the defendant shall be grounds for dismissal by the court.

C. On oral or written motion of the district attorney, the court may dismiss the defendant's pretrial motion upon either of the following:

(1) The second failure to appear by the defendant or his counsel, after actual notice, for the hearing of a pretrial motion filed by the defendant, when the hearing for such motion was previously reset due to the defendant's failure to appear on the date that the hearing was originally set.

(2) The first failure to appear by the defendant or his counsel, after actual notice, for the hearing of a pretrial motion filed by the defendant, when the defendant has previously failed to appear in court for any other proceeding in the case.

Acts 2010, No. 713, §1.

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Louisiana > Ccrp > Ccrp523

Art. 523. Notice for hearing of pretrial motions; dismissal

A. When the court sets a date for a contradictory hearing of any pretrial motion filed by the defendant, in addition to any other method of service provided for by law, notice of the date of such hearing may be served upon the defendant by mailing notice to the counsel of record.

B. Failure of a defendant who is not incarcerated, or failure of his attorney, to appear for the hearing of a pretrial motion filed by the defendant shall be grounds for dismissal by the court.

C. On oral or written motion of the district attorney, the court may dismiss the defendant's pretrial motion upon either of the following:

(1) The second failure to appear by the defendant or his counsel, after actual notice, for the hearing of a pretrial motion filed by the defendant, when the hearing for such motion was previously reset due to the defendant's failure to appear on the date that the hearing was originally set.

(2) The first failure to appear by the defendant or his counsel, after actual notice, for the hearing of a pretrial motion filed by the defendant, when the defendant has previously failed to appear in court for any other proceeding in the case.

Acts 2010, No. 713, §1.


State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Louisiana > Ccrp > Ccrp523

Art. 523. Notice for hearing of pretrial motions; dismissal

A. When the court sets a date for a contradictory hearing of any pretrial motion filed by the defendant, in addition to any other method of service provided for by law, notice of the date of such hearing may be served upon the defendant by mailing notice to the counsel of record.

B. Failure of a defendant who is not incarcerated, or failure of his attorney, to appear for the hearing of a pretrial motion filed by the defendant shall be grounds for dismissal by the court.

C. On oral or written motion of the district attorney, the court may dismiss the defendant's pretrial motion upon either of the following:

(1) The second failure to appear by the defendant or his counsel, after actual notice, for the hearing of a pretrial motion filed by the defendant, when the hearing for such motion was previously reset due to the defendant's failure to appear on the date that the hearing was originally set.

(2) The first failure to appear by the defendant or his counsel, after actual notice, for the hearing of a pretrial motion filed by the defendant, when the defendant has previously failed to appear in court for any other proceeding in the case.

Acts 2010, No. 713, §1.

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