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

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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.

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