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Frequently Asked Questions

This application may also be pursued by a parent of the dependent or any other person who has the care and custody of the dependent.   Where a local authority or other Government agency is providing assistance in respect of the maintenance of a dependent; or an application for such assistance has been made to the local authority or other Government agency by or on behalf of the dependent, an application for a maintenance order may be made to the Court by the local authority or other Government agency.
This application may also be pursued by a parent of the dependent or any other person who has the care and custody of the dependent.   Where a local authority or other Government agency is providing assistance in respect of the maintenance of a dependent; or an application for such assistance has been made to the local authority or other Government agency by or on behalf of the dependent, an application for a maintenance order may be made to the Court by the local authority or other Government agency.
Yes, an applicant can ask the Court to transfer a maintenance case to another court, the sitting judge may or may not accede to this request based on the circumstances of the case.
A summons is a legal document informing an accused person or defendant that they are being charged for an offence or sued and is required to appear in Court on a court date specified in the said summons.
A warrant is a legal document issued by the court authorizing the police or the court bailiff to make an arrest or carry out search actions at a particular premises.
The different types of summonses are as follows: - (a)   Civil summons; (b)  Criminal summons; (c)   Juror summons; (d)   Traffic summons; and (e)   Maintenance summons
The difference between a Warrant and a Summons is that summonses are served informing of a court date while warrants are executed.
It is very important for an address to be provide in order to perfect the service of any summons. Without an address the summons is not effective.
A summon is valid up to at least three (3) days before a court date in small claims and criminal matters, while in some civil matters a summons is valid up to twelve days before a court date.
Warrants issued by the court may be executed by the Parish Court Bailiff or a Police Officer.

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