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We suggest providing this along with the Federal Statute noted in step 7
VERY IMPORTANT FORM - https://www.keanmiller.com/docs/enforcing_arbitration_awards_in_louisiana.pdf
- This form goes on to show that if the county level will not accept the filing, as it was done online, the Federal Arbitration Act (generally) trumps Louisiana law. Page 2, where it goes further to state how one may confirm an award under the FAA (Federal Arbitration Act). Page 3 states how one may establish personal jurisdiction to the court. The Federal process does not have limitations on where the process took place in order to confirm said award.
- https://www.lasc.org/rules/dist.ct/FormsforCityandParishCourts_Draft.pdf (this has the information for filing that you will need starting on page 89-97) The court directly may be able help determine if you need any of those forms specific to this filing.
- This can be used to show your court the type of filing you are trying to do if they give you any pushback: https://www.brla.gov/DocumentCenter/View/575/Motion-for-Judgment-Confirming-Arbitrators-Award-PDF