2017 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 13 - Courts and Judicial Procedure
RS 13:1571.5 - Transfer and acceptance by another state based on change or probable change of residence

§1571.5. Transfer and acceptance by another state based on change or probable change of residence

A. If the court finds that a child who has been adjudged to have committed a delinquent act, to be uncontrollable or ungovernable, dependent or neglected, is or is about to become a resident of another state, the court may defer hearing on the need for treatment or rehabilitation and disposition and may request, by any appropriate means, the juvenile court of the county of the child's residence or prospective residence to accept jurisdiction of the child.

B. If the child becomes a resident of another state while on probation or under protective supervision under an order of a juvenile court of this state, the court may request the juvenile court of the county of the state in which the child has become a resident to accept jurisdiction of the child and to continue his probation or protective supervision.

C. Upon receipt and filing of an acceptance, the court of this state shall transfer custody of the child to the accepting court and cause him to be delivered to the person designated by that court to receive his custody. It shall also provide that court with certified copies of: (1) the order adjudging the child to be delinquent, uncontrollable or ungovernable, dependent or neglected; (2) the order of transfer; and, if the child is on probation or under protective supervision under order of the court, (3) the order of disposition. It also shall provide that court with a statement of the facts found by the court of this state and any recommendations and other information it considers of assistance to the accepting court in making a disposition of the case or in supervising the child on probation, or otherwise.

D. Upon compliance with Subsection C of this section, the jurisdiction of the court of this state is terminated.

Added by Acts 1972, No. 140, §1.

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