2017 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 13 - Courts and Judicial Procedure
RS 13:1805 - International application

Universal Citation: LA Rev Stat § 13:1805 (2017)

§1805. International application

A. A court of this state shall treat a foreign country as if it were a state of the United States for the purpose of applying Subparts A and B of this Part.

B. Except as otherwise provided in Subsection C of this Section, a child custody determination made in a foreign country under factual circumstances in substantial conformity with the jurisdictional standards of this Act shall be recognized and enforced under Subpart C of this Part.

C. A court of this state need not apply this Act if the child custody law of a foreign country violates fundamental principles of human rights.

Acts 2006, No. 822, §1, eff. Aug. 15, 2007.

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