2011 Louisiana Laws
Civil Code
CC 103.1 — Judgment of divorce; time periods


LA Civ Code 103.1 What's This?

Art. 103.1. Judgment of divorce; time periods

The requisite periods of time, in accordance with Articles 102 and 103 shall be as follows:

(1) One hundred eighty days:

(a) Where there are no minor children of the marriage; or

(b) Upon a finding by the court, pursuant to a rule to show cause, that the other spouse has physically or sexually abused the spouse seeking divorce or a child of one of the spouses; or

(c) If, after a contradictory hearing or consent decree, a protective order or an injunction has been issued, in accordance with law, against the other spouse to protect the spouse seeking the divorce or a child of one of the spouses from abuse.

(2) Three hundred sixty-five days when there are minor children of the marriage at the time the rule to show cause is filed in accordance with Article 102 or a petition is filed in accordance with Article 103.

Acts 2006, No. 743, §1, eff. Jan. 1, 2007; Acts 2010, No. 604, §1, eff. June 25, 2010.

Disclaimer: These codes may not be the most recent version. Louisiana may have more current or accurate information. We make no warranties or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the information contained on this site or the information linked to on the state site. Please check official sources.