2014 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 9 - Civil Code-Ancillaries
RS 9:951 - Provisional custody by mandate; conferring

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§951. Provisional custody by mandate; conferring

A. Parents acting jointly or, in the event of divorce, or separation from bed and board, or illegitimacy, the natural tutor, tutrix, or cotutors acting jointly, or a grandparent awarded custody, may authorize any person of legal age to provide for the care, custody, and control of a minor child.

B. For purposes of this Chapter, any person who could qualify as a natural tutor, tutrix, or cotutor pursuant to Section 2 of Chapter 1 of Title VIII of Book I of the Louisiana Civil Code may confer provisional custody by mandate of a child lawfully within his care, custody, and control, although he has not judicially qualified for the office of natural tutor, tutrix, or cotutor.

C. Provisional custody by mandate may not be conferred upon a parent or other person previously denied custody by court order.

Acts 1992, No. 304, §2; Acts 1995, No. 235, §1; Acts 2010, No. 171, §1.

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