2020 Montana Code Annotated
Title 40. Family Law
Chapter 6. Parent and Child
Part 4. Montana Safe Haven Newborn Protection Act
40-6-412. Custody action -- newborn's best interest

Universal Citation: MT Code § 40-6-412 (2020)

40-6-412. Custody action -- newborn's best interest. In a custody action under 40-6-411, the court shall determine custody of the newborn based on the newborn's best interest as provided in 40-4-212. The court shall determine the newborn's best interest with the goal of achieving permanent placement for the newborn at the earliest possible date.

History: En. Sec. 9, Ch. 277, L. 2001.

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