2018 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 15 - Criminal Procedure
RS 15:185.1 - Purpose

Universal Citation: LA Rev Stat § 15:185.1 (2018)

PART II. INDIGENT PARENT REPRESENTATION

§185.1. Purpose

            The purpose of this Part is to provide for an effective and efficient system of providing qualified legal representation, including curatorship appointments, for indigent or absent parents in child abuse and neglect cases as required by the provisions of the Louisiana Children's Code. The uniform standards and guidelines and the program to provide for representation, including curatorship appointments, of indigent or absent parents in child abuse and neglect cases shall be incrementally implemented and effected throughout the state.

            Acts 2007, No. 95, §2; Acts 2016, No. 407, §2, eff. June 5, 2016.

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