There is a newer version of this Section
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.
Disclaimer: These codes may not be the most recent version. Montana may have more current or accurate information. We make no warranties or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the information contained on this site or the information linked to on the state site. Please check official sources.