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      RS 9:371     



§371.  Injunction against alienation or encumbrance; spouse's right to demand

A.  In a proceeding for divorce, a spouse may obtain an injunction restraining or prohibiting the disposition or encumbrance of community property until further order of the court.

B.  To be effective against a federally insured financial institution, an injunction granted under the provisions of this Section shall be served in accordance with the provisions of R.S. 6:285(C).  An injunction granted pursuant to the provisions of this Section shall be effective only against accounts, safe deposit boxes, or other assets listed or held in the name of the following:

(1)  One or both of the spouses named in the injunction.

(2)  Another party or business entity specifically named in the injunction.

C.  A federally insured financial institution shall not be liable for loss or damages resulting from its actions to comply with the injunction provided that the requirements of this Section have been met.

Acts 1990, No. 1009, §7, eff. Jan. 1, 1991; Acts 2012, No. 582, §1.

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