Louisiana State Foreclosure Laws
Louisiana Foreclosure Laws
- Judicial Foreclosure Available:
- Non-Judicial Foreclosure
- Right of Redemption:
- Deficiency Judgments allowed:
Yes, but with restrictions
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There are two types of judicial foreclosure proceedings in Louisiana, executory and ordinary process. The executory process takes place when the lender uses a mortgage that includes an "authentic act that imparts a confession of judgment", as provided in the Louisiana statutes. Essentially, this means the borrower signed and acknowledged the obligations of the mortgage in the presence of a notary public and two witnesses. This type of mortgage makes the foreclosure process easier for the lender because once the suit has been filed and the original note and a certified copy of the mortgage has been provided, the court will issue an order for the process to begin.
Once ordered, the borrower must be then be served with a demand for the delinquent payments. The borrower has three (3) days to provide the delinquent payments or the court will order a writ of seizure and sale and the property will be sold after proper notice has been advertised for thirty (30) days.
Lenders may also sue to obtain a deficiency judgment, but buyers have no rights of redemption.
State Law information provided by Foreclosurelaw.org
What can you do
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