§9:315.10. Effect of split custodial arrangement A. (1) “Split custody” means that each party is the sole custodial or domiciliary parent of at least one child to whom support is due. (2) If the custody order provides for split custody, each parent shall compute a total child support obligation for the child or children in the [..]
Category: Child Custody Statutes
§9:331. Custody or visitation proceeding; evaluation by mental health professional A. The court may order an evaluation of a party or the child in a custody or visitation proceeding for good cause shown. The evaluation shall be made by a mental health professional selected by the parties or by the court. The court may render [..]
§9:332. Custody or visitation proceeding; mediation A. The court may order the parties to mediate their differences in a custody or visitation proceeding. The mediator may be agreed upon by the parties or, upon their failure to agree, selected by the court. The court may stay any further determination of custody or visitation for a [..]
§9:335. Joint custody decree and implementation order A. (1) In a proceeding in which joint custody is decreed, the court shall render a joint custody implementation order except for good cause shown. (2)(a) The implementation order shall allocate the time periods during which each parent shall have physical custody of the child so that the child [..]
§9:336. Obligation of joint custodians to confer Joint custody obligates the parents to exchange information concerning the health, education, and welfare of the child and to confer with one another in exercising decision-making authority. Acts 1993, No. 261, §5, eff. Jan. 1, 1994.
§9:341. Restriction on visitation A. Whenever the court finds by a preponderance of the evidence that a parent has subjected his or her child to physical abuse, or sexual abuse or exploitation, or has permitted such abuse or exploitation of the child, the court shall prohibit visitation between the abusive parent and the abused child [..]
§9:344. Visitation rights of grandparents and siblings A. If one of the parties to a marriage dies, is interdicted, or incarcerated, and there is a minor child or children of such marriage, the parents of the deceased, interdicted, or incarcerated party without custody of such minor child or children may have reasonable visitation rights to the [..]
§9:351. Access to records of child Notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary, access to records and information pertaining to a minor child, including but not limited to medical, dental, and school records, shall not be denied to a parent solely because he is not the child’s custodial or domiciliary parent. Acts 1984, No. [..]
§9:355.1. Definitions As used in this Subpart: (1) “Principal residence of a child” means: (a) The location designated by a court to be the primary residence of the child. (b) In the absence of a court order, the location at which the parties have expressly agreed that the child will primarily reside. (c) In the [..]
§13:1801. Short title This Part may be cited as the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act. Acts 2006, No. 822, §1, eff. Aug. 15, 2007.