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Louisiana Child Custody Laws

Explanation of Chart and More Information on Child Custody Laws

Code SectionCiv. Art. 131; Rev. Stat. §9:331, et seq., §9:355.12
Year Uniform Child Custody Act Adopted1978
Joint Custody an Option?Yes, Civ. Art. 131. 9:335
Grandparent Visitation Rights Recognized?Yes, limited, Rev. Stat. 9:344
Child's Own Wishes Considered?Yes

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