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Legal Information: Louisiana
§ 2185. Jurisdiction; venue
A. Any court in the state of Louisiana that is empowered to hear family or juvenile matters shall have jurisdiction over proceedings appropriate to it under this Chapter.
B. Venue under this Chapter lies:
(1) In the parish where the victim resides.
(2) In the parish where the defendant resides.
(3) In the parish where the sexual assault is alleged to have been committed.
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