United States Magistrate Judge for the Western District of Louisiana.
Hon. Patrick J. Hanna
United States Magistrate Judge
800 Lafayette St., Suite 3500
Lafayette, Louisiana 70501
Chrissy Craig-Fontenot (337) 593-5021
THE FORMS AND INSTRUCTIONS BELOW ARE FOR MAGISTRATE JUDGE HANNA CONSENT CASES ONLY! (For all other cases, see the forms page for the presiding district judge.)
Notice, Consent, and Reference of a Civil Action to a Magistrate Judge:
Click HERE to be taken to the official U.S. Courts website for access to the form. Completed consent forms shall be e-mailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org and are NOT to be filed into the record by the parties.
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Ex-parte motions are referred to chambers as soon as possible. For contested motions, Magistrate Judge Hanna maintains a motion date and usually has oral argument. The clerk will issue a notice of motion setting advising when the motion will be heard. Click on the courtesy copy tab for specific information on copy requirements.
Magistrate Judge Hanna does not require courtesy copies.