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Rule 799. Judgment by Default


If the defendant, who has been personally served with citation according to law or these rules fails to appear and answer by himself or attorney within the time prescribed by law or these rules for other actions in the district court, then judgment by default may be entered against him and in favor of the plaintiff for the title to the premises, or the possession thereof, or for both, according to the petition, and for all costs, without any proof of title by the plaintiff.

Source: Art. 7383, with minor textual change.

Oct. 29, 1940, eff. Sept. 1, 1941.