The Louisiana Civil Code

Compiled by Tulane grad and former Louisiana attorney Nate Strand, Esquire.
(I have since relocated to New York but I still have my Louisiana license)

Preliminary Title

Chapter 1.  General Principles    
                                                                       

Chatper 2.  Interpretation of Laws


Chatper 3.  Conflict of Laws


Book 1.  Of Persons

Title I.  Natural and Juridical Persons


Title II.  Domicile


Title III.  Absent Persons

Chapter 1.  Curatorship of the property of absent persons


Chapter 2.  Declaration of death


Title IV.  Husband and Wife

Chapter 1.  Marriage: general principles


Chapter 2.  Nullity of marriage


Chapter 3.  Incidents and effects of marriage


Chapter 4.  Termination of marriage


Title V.  Divorce

Chapter 1.  The divorce action


Chapter 2.  Provisional and incidental proceedings


Chapter 3.  Effects of divorce


Title VII.  Parent and Child

Chapter 1.  Filiation


Chapter 2.  Filiation by proof of maternity or paternity







Chapter 3.  Filiation by adoption


Chapter 5.  Of parental authority


Title VIII.  Of minors, of their tutorship

Chapter 1.  Of tutorship


Chapter 2.  Emancipation


Title IX.  Persons unable to care for their persons or property

Chapter 1.  Grounds for interdiction


Chapter 2.  General duties of curators and undercurators


Chapter 3.  Effects of interdiction


Chapter 4.  Modification and termination of interdiction


Chapter 5.  Responsibility for wrongful filing of interdiction petition


Book II.  Things and the different modifications of ownership.

Title I.  Things

Chapter 1.  Division of things


Chapter 2.  Rights in things


Title II.  Ownership

Chapter 1.  General principles


Chapter 2.  Right of accession


Chapter 3.  Transfer of ownership by agreement


Chapter 4.  Protection of ownership


Title III.  Personal servitudes

Chapter 1.  Kinds of servitudes


Chapter 2.  Usufruct


Chapter 3.  Habitation


Chapter 4.  Rights of use


Title IV.  Predial servitudes

Chapter 1.  General principles


Chapter 2.  Natural servitudes


Chapter 3.  Legal servitudes


Chapter 4.  Conventional or voluntary servitudes


Title V.  Building restrictions


Title VI.  Boundaries

Chapter 1.  General provisions


Chapter 2.  Effect of titles


Title VII.  Ownership in indivision


Book III.  Of the different modes of acquiring the ownership of things

Preliminary title.  General dispositions


Title I.  Of successions

Chapter 1.  Of the different sorts of successions and successors


Chapter 2. Of intestate succession


Chapter 3.  Of the rights of the state


Chapter 4.  Commencement of succession


Chapter 5.  Loss of succession rights


Chapter 6.  Acceptance and renunciation of successions


Chapter 8.  Of the administration of vacant and intestate successions


Chapter 11.  Of collations


Chapter 12.  Of the partition of successions


Chapter 13.  Payment of the debts of an estate


Title II.  Donations

Chapter 1.  General dispositions


Chapter 2.  Of the capacity necessary for disposing and receiving by donation inter vivos or mortis causa


Chapter 3.  The disposable portion and its reduction in case of excess


Chapter 4.  Of dispositions reprobated by law in donations inter vivos and mortis causa


Chapter 5.  Donations inter vivos


Chapter 6.  Dispositions mortis causa


Chapter 7.  Of partitions made by parents and other ascendants among their descendants


Chapter 8.  Of donations inter vivos made in contemplation of marriage by third persons


Chapter 9.  Of interspousal donations inter vivos


Title III.  Obligations in general

Chapter 1.  General principles


Chapter 2.  Natural obligations


Chapter 3.  Kinds of obligations


Chapter 4.  Transfer of obligations


Chapter 5.  Proof of obligations


Chapter 6.  Extinction of obligations


Title IV.  Conventional obligations or contracts

Chapter 1.  General principles


Chapter 2.  Contractual capacity and exceptions


Chapter 3.  Consent


Chapter 4.  Vices of consent


Chapter 5.  Cause


Chapter 6.  Object and matter of contracts


Chapter 7.  Third party beneficiary


Chapter 8.  Effects of conventional obligations


Chapter 9.  Dissolution


Chapter 10.  Simulation


Chapter 11.  Nullity


Chapter 12.  Revocatory action and oblique action


Chapter 13.  Interpretation of contracts


Title V.  Obligations arising without agreement

Chapter 1.  Management of affairs (negotiorum gestio)


Chapter 2.  Enrichment without cause


Chapter 3.  Of offenses and quasi offenses


Title VI.  Matrimonial regimes

Chapter 1.  General principles


Chapter 2.  The legal regime of community of acquets and gains


Chapter 3.  Separation of property regime


Chapter 4.  Marital portion


Title VII.  Of sale

Chapter 1.  Of the nature and form of the contract of sale


Chapter 2.  Of persons capable of buying and selling


Chapter 3.  Of things which may be sold


Chapter 4.  How the contract of sale is to be perfected


Chapter 5.  Of the price of the contract of sale


Chapter 6.  At whose risk the thing is, after the sale is completed


Chapter 7.  Of the obligations of the seller


Chapter 8.  Eviction


Chapter 9.  Redhibition


Chapter 10.  Of the obligations of the buyer


Chapter 11.  Of the sale with a right of redemption


Chapter 12.  Rescission for lesion beyond moiety


Chapter 13.  Sales of movables


Chapter 14.  Agreements preparatory to the sale


Chapter 15.  Assignment of rights


Chapter 16.  Of the giving in payment


Title VIII.  Of exchange


Title IX.  Of lease

Chapter 1.  General provisions


Chapter 2.  Essential elements


Chapter 3.  The obligations of the lessor and the lessee


Chapter 4.  Termination and dissolution


Chapter 5.  Of the letting out of labor or industry


Title X.  Of rents and annuities


Chapter 1.  Of rent of lands


Title XI.  Partnership

Chapter 1.  General principles


Chapter 2.  Obligations and rights of partners toward each other and toward the partnership


Chapter 3.  Relations of the partnership and the partners with third persons


Chapter 4.  Cessation of membership


Chapter 5.  Termination of a partnership


Chapter 6.  Dissolution, liquidation, and division of assets


Chapter 7.  Partnership in commendam


Title XII.  Loan

Chapter .  Loan for use (commodatum)


Chapter 2. Loan for consumption (mutuum)


Chapter 3.  Loan on interest


Title XIII.  Deposit and sequestration

Chapter 1.  Deposit


Chapter 2.  Deposit with innkeepers


Chapter 3.  Conventional sequestration


Chapter 4.  Judicial sequestration


Title XIV.  Of aleatory contracts


Title XV.  Representation and mandate

Chapter 1.  Representation


Chapter 2.  Mandate


Title XVI.  Suretyship

Chapter 1.  Nature and extent of suretyship


Chapter 2.  Kinds of suretyship


Chapter 3.  The effects of suretyship between the surety and creditor


Chapter 4.  The effects of suretyship between the surety and the principal obligor


Chapter 5.  The effects of suretyship among several sureties


Chapter 6.  Termination or extinction of suretyship


Chapter 7.  Legal suretyship


Title XVII.  Compromise


Title XVIII.  Of respite


Title XIX.  Of arbitration


Title XX.  Of pledge


Chapter 1.  General provisions


Chapter 2.  Of pawn.


Chapter 3.  Of antichresis


Title XXI.  Of privileges

Chapter 1.  General provisions


Chapter 2.  Of the several kinds of privileges


Chapter 3.  Of privileges on movables


Chapter 4.  Of privileges on immovables


Chapter 5.  Of privileges which embrace both movables and immovables


Chapter 6.  Of the order in which privileged creditors are to be paid


Chapter 7.  How privileges are preserved and recorded


Chapter 8.  Of the manner in which privileges are extinguished


Title XXII.  Mortgages

Chapter 1.  General provisions


Chapter 2.  Conventional mortgages


Chapter 3.  Judicial and legal mortgages


Chapter 4.  The effect and rank of mortgages


Chapter 5.  Third possesors


Chapter 6.  Extinction of mortgages


Chapter 7.  Inscription of mortgages and privileges


Title XXII-A.  Of Registry

Chapter 1.  General provisions


Chapter 2.  Mortgage records


Title XXIII.  Occupancy and possession

Chapter 1.  Occupancy


Chapter 2.  Possession


Title XXIV.  Prescription

Chapter 1.  General principles


Chapter 2.  Interruption and suspension of prescription


Chapter 3.  Acquisitive prescription


Chapter 4.  Liberative prescription


Title XXV.  Of the signification of sundry terms of law employed in this code


Book IV.  Conflict of laws

Title I.  General provisions


Title II.  Status


Title III.  Marital Property


Title IV.  Successions


Title V.  Real rights


Title VI.  Conventional obligations


Title VII.  Delictual and quasi-delictual obligations


Title VIII.  Liberative prescription



Ċ
Nate Strand,
Dec 8, 2011, 11:57 AM
Comments