Metairie is a census-designated place (CDP) in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, United States. Adjacent to New Orleans, Metairie is the largest community in Jefferson Parish. It is an unincorporated area that would be larger than most of the state's cities if it were incorporated. The zip codes that serve the community are 70001-70006. The original spelling, M├ętairie, is the French language term for a tenant farm which paid the landlord with a share of the produce, as this was the main activity of the area from the 1760s to the 1930s.

Appellate Law Lawyers In Metairie Louisiana

What is appellate law?

Practicing in the Appellate Courts is for the purpose of reviewing trial court judgments to correct of errors committed by the trial court, development of the law, achieve a uniform approach across courts, and the pursuit of justice, more generally. Appellate courts are not a forum to make a new case, but instead they determine if the rulings and judgment of the court below were made correctly.

Answers to appellate law issues in Louisiana

The following is a short overview of appellate law. Appellate rules vary from state to state, and between the state...

An appeal is the process of having a higher court review a lower court's decision. Appeals can be from criminal and...