2018 Louisiana Laws
Children's Code
CHC 719 - Guardian's rights and responsibilities

Universal Citation: LA Chil Code 719 (2018)

Art. 719. Guardian's rights and responsibilities

A. Unless the court specifies otherwise, a guardian shall exercise the rights and responsibilities of legal custody and shall have the authority to consent to the child's marriage, to consent to his enlistment in the armed forces of the United States, and to make other decisions concerning the child, except the right to consent to the child's adoption.

B. Guardianship does not subject the guardian to responsibility under Civil Code Article 2317 or 2318 for damage occasioned by the child.

C. The rights and responsibilities of administering the property of the child are governed by the law of tutorship.

Acts 2011, No. 128, §1.

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