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Rule 563. Confession of Judgment
Any party may appear in person, or by an agent or attorney, before any justice of the peace, without the issuance or service of process, and confess judgment for any amount within the jurisdiction of the justice court; and such judgment shall be entered on the justice's docket as in other cases; but, in such cases, the plaintiff, his agent or attorney shall make and file an affidavit signed by him, to the justness of his claim.
Source: Art. 2436, unchanged.
Oct. 29, 1940, eff. Sept. 1, 1941.