2017 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 13 - Courts and Judicial Procedure
RS 13:1854 - Actions for abduction prevention measures

Universal Citation: LA Rev Stat § 13:1854 (2017)

§1854. Actions for abduction prevention measures

A. A court on its own motion may order abduction prevention measures in a child-custody proceeding if the court finds that the evidence establishes a credible risk of abduction of the child.

B. A party to a child-custody determination or another individual or entity having a right under the law of this state or any other state to seek a child-custody determination for the child may file a petition seeking abduction prevention measures to protect the child under this Part.

C. A prosecutor or public authority designated under R.S. 13:1837 may seek a warrant to take physical custody of a child under R.S. 13:1859 or other appropriate prevention measures.

Acts 2007, No. 369, §1.

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