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Legal Statutes: Louisiana

UPDATED September 19, 2017

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Chapter 1. Divorce and Annulment

back to topArt. 3941. Court where action brought; nullity of judgment of court of improper venue

A. An action for an annulment of marriage or for a divorce shall be brought in a parish where either party is domiciled, or in the parish of the last matrimonial domicile.

B. The venue provided in this Article may not be waived, and a judgment rendered in either of these actions by a court of improper venue is an absolute nullity.

Amended by Acts 1990, No. 1009, § 4, eff. Jan. 1, 1991.