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      RS 23:637     


§637.  Non-resident plantation owners; suits against for wages, etc.; venue; service of citation

Mechanics, laborers and others doing work on plantations of non-resident proprietors may institute suit for recovery of their wages, labor, work or portion of the crop, as the case may be, against the non-resident proprietors of the plantations in the parish in which the labor or work was done and performed.

In all such cases it shall only be necessary to make service of the copy of citation and petition upon the agent, overseer, manager or other person having the control, management, or administration of the plantation, and in the employ of the non-resident proprietor.

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