§13:1823. Definitions A. “Petitioner” means a person who seeks enforcement of an order for return of a child under the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction or enforcement of a child custody determination. B. “Respondent” means a person against whom a proceeding has been commenced for enforcement of an order for [..]
Category: Child Custody Statutes
§13:1824. Enforcement under Hague Convention Under this Subpart a court of this state may enforce an order for the return of the child made under the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction as if it were a child custody determination. Acts 2006, No. 822, §1, eff. Aug. 15, 2007.
§13:1825. Duty to enforce A. A court of this state shall recognize and enforce a child custody determination of a court of another state if the latter court exercised jurisdiction in substantial conformity with this Act or the determination was made under factual circumstances meeting the jurisdictional standards of this Act and the determination has [..]
§13:1826. Temporary visitation A. A court of this state which does not have jurisdiction to modify a child custody determination may issue a temporary order enforcing: (1) A visitation schedule made by a court of another state; or (2) The visitation provisions of a child custody determination of another state that does not provide for a [..]
§13:1827. Registration of child custody determination A. A child custody determination issued by a court of another state may be registered in this state, with or without a simultaneous request for enforcement, by sending to the appropriate court in this state: (1) A letter or other document requesting registration. (2) Two copies, including one certified copy, of [..]
§13:1828. Enforcement of registered determination A. A court of this state may grant any relief normally available under the law of this state to enforce a registered child custody determination made by a court of another state. B. A court of this state shall recognize and enforce, but may not modify, except in accordance with [..]
§13:1829. Simultaneous proceedings If a proceeding for enforcement under this Subpart is commenced in a court of this state and the court determines that a proceeding to modify the determination is pending in a court of another state having jurisdiction to modify the determination under Subpart B, the enforcing court shall immediately communicate with the [..]
§13:1830. Expedited enforcement of child custody determination A. A petition under this Subpart shall be verified. Certified copies of all orders sought to be enforced and of any order confirming registration shall be attached to the petition. A copy of a certified copy of an order may be attached instead of the original. B. A [..]
§13:1831. Service of petition and order Except as otherwise provided in R.S. 13:1833, the petition and order shall be served, by any method authorized by Louisiana law, upon respondent and any person who has physical custody of the child. Acts 2006, No. 822, §1, eff. Aug. 15, 2007.
§13:1832. Hearing and order A. Unless the court issues a temporary emergency order pursuant to R.S. 13:1816, upon a finding that a petitioner is entitled to immediate physical custody of the child, the court shall order that the petitioner may take immediate physical custody of the child unless the respondent establishes that: (1) The child [..]