Child Custody, Parenting Plans, And Visitation

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This category is about making child custody orders and parenting plans, modifying it and enforcing it, getting visitation for different family members, and dealing with abductions by a family member.

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Getting A Child Custody Order

This resource covers information about how to get a child custody order. This includes situations where the parents may agree to a custody arrangement or when the court orders custody.

Nonparent Custody And Visitation

This resource covers nonparent custody and visitation issues and information. Nonparent custody and visitation issues refer to situations where a person who is not the biological parent of a child seeks custody or visitation rights. This can occur for a variety of reasons, such as when a grandparent, stepparent, or other close relative wants to take care of a child whose parents are unable or unwilling to do so.

Child Custody And Juvenile Court Jurisdiction

This information covers the juvenile court system and how it may have jurisdiction over cases involving children who are under the age of 18 and who are alleged to have committed a delinquent act or status offense. Additionally, the juvenile court may have jurisdiction over child custody cases in certain situations.

Understanding The Best Interest Of The Child

Louisiana courts use the "best interest of the child" standard to determine custody. This article lays out the factors that make up the "best interest of the child" test used by the courts and explains how the factors can influence a judge's decision on custody.

Emergency Ex Parte Custody

In some cases, there may be a need for a court order relating to child custody before the other parent or party can be heard before the Court. A custody order entered before the other party has an opportunity to respond is called "ex parte," and they are available in limited, usually emergency, circumstances.

Child Custody, Parenting Plans, And Visitation

This resource covers general information on child custody orders, parenting plans, and visitation. This includes information about how to establish, enforce, and modify custody. This also includes information about how to get visitation to see a child.

Enforcing A Child Custody Order

This resource goes over the issues of enforcing a child custody order. If one parent is not complying with the order, the other parent may need to know their rights to ask the court to enforce the custody order. This information also goes over the process of filing a contempt order if one parent is in violation of the custody order.

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Resource Guide

The resource is about custody, visitation, and other legal problems that face grandparents.

Modifying Child Custody

This resource explains when the law allows a party to ask for a change in a custody judgment. It discusses the differences between changing a consent versus considered judgment of custody. This resource goes over the process to change a consent child custody judgment.

Registering Out-Of-State Custody Judgments In Louisiana

Before a Louisiana court will change or enforce a custody judgment originally entered by an out-of-state court, the custody judgment must be registered with the appropriate Louisiana court. This resource gives a step-by-step explanation of how to register an out-of-state custody judgment.

Relocating With A Child

This resource covers situations where you may need to relocate or move with your child. This resource covers what to do when you are moving to a new location and the impact on your existing custody and visitation arrangements.

Understanding Child In Need Of Care (CINC) Cases

This information is about Child In Need Of Care (CINC) cases and how they are handled. In these cases, the court decides that a child needs help and support to make sure they are safe and well. This guide helps you understand CINC cases, why they exist, and how decisions are made to take care of children who need help.

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