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Louisiana Home Page
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» Online Services » Health & Social Services:
Family Support, Parenting, Child Welfare Services, Vital Records: Birth, Death, Marriage.

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» Education in Louisiana: Louisiana Department of Education (K-12), Higher Education.

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» Louisiana Laws » Table of Contents » 
Code of Civil Procedure
 - CCP 74.2 - Custody Proceedings, Support: A proceeding to obtain the legal/change custody.
 - CCP 686 - Marital Community.   - CCP 1426 - Protective Orders.
 - CCP 3951 - Petition for Divorce.   - CCP 3825 - Answer; production of person in custody.
 - CCP 3826 - Transfer of custody; answer.
 - CCP 3943 - Appeal from judgment awarding custody, visitation, or support.
 - CCP 3951 - Petition for divorce.  -
CCP 3956 - Evidence of facts in divorce action.

Children's Code
 - CHC 309 - Continuing jurisdiction over custody disputes.
 - CHC 310 - Jurisdiction under the uniform child custody jurisdiction act.
 - CHC 439.1 Duties of mediator.      - CHC 442 Termination of mediation.
 - CHC 617 - Temporary restraining order.   - CHC 618 Protective orders; content; modification.
 - CHC 1304.1 Petition to establish support order.   - CHC 1305.6 Contest by obligor.
 - CHC 1306.11 Modification of child support order of another state.
 - CHC 1305.2 Employer's compliance with income-withholding order of another state.

Civil Code
 - CC 29 Age of majority.     - CC 103 Judgment of divorce; other grounds.
 - CC 111 Spousal support; authority of court.   - CC 198 Father's action to establish paternity.
 - CC 132 Award of custody to parents.   - CC 136 Award of visitation rights.

   In the absence of agreement, or if the agreement is not in the best interest of the child,
   the court shall award custody to the parents jointly ... the best interest of the child ...

Louisiana Department of Social Services
Go To » Child Support: What is Child Support?, Who Can Get Help?
  What Services are Provided?
· Parent Location · Paternity Establishment·
  Establishing Orders (Child Support)
· Enforcing Orders · Collection and Distribution.

Administration for Children and Families - U.S. Department of Health
> States' Profile of Child Support - Office of Child Support  Enforcement
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