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asked in category: General Last Updated: 19th April, 2020

What does a justice of the peace do in Louisiana?

Justices of the peace preside over courts of limited jurisdiction, and receive oversight from the Louisiana Supreme Court. Constables are the marshals for the justice of the peace courts. Constables serve warrants and summons, collect garnishments, and process evictions and other matters pertaining to the court.

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Also question is, how much does a justice of the peace make in Louisiana?

The average salary for justices of the peace across Louisiana is $3,576, according to the inspector general.

Also, what are the duties of a constable in Louisiana? CONSTABLES: Are elected to serve six year terms and carry out the orders of the Justice of the Peace Court. Serve citations ordered by the justice of the peace courts. Act as the enforcement officer of evictions and garnishments ordered by the JP court.

Likewise, how do you get married by the justice of the peace in Louisiana?

Applications for a marriage license may be filed with Clerk of Court of any parish in the state. The license is good throughout Louisiana for 30 days. One party must appear in person and submit a certified copy, with raised seal, of both birth certificates.

How much is it to get married at the Justice of the Peace in Louisiana?

The marriage license fee is $27.50 plus $4.00 per page for each attachment, which includes waivers, statements of no social security number and parental consent forms payable in cash or credit/debit card. A certified copy of the marriage license is $10.00.

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