La. Code Civ. Proc. art. 1841

Current with changes from the 2021 Legislative Session
Section 1841 - Judgments, interlocutory and final

A judgment is the determination of the rights of the parties in an action and may award any relief to which the parties are entitled. It may be interlocutory or final.

A judgment that does not determine the merits but only preliminary matters in the course of the action is an interlocutory judgment.

A judgment that determines the merits in whole or in part is a final judgment.

La. C.P. § 1841