Divorce & Custody Resources for Louisiana

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Child Support GuidelinesSupportGuidelines.com
Child Support EmancipationIn Louisiana, the child is emancipated when child turns 18, or if child is in high school, when child turns 19 or graduates, whichever is first.
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Termination of Parental Rights
Termination of Parental Rights: Louisiana
LOUISIANA - Ch. Code Ann. art. 1015
Abandonment or Extreme Parental DisinterestYes
Abuse/NeglectYes
Mental Illness or Deficiency 
Alcohol- or Drug-induced Incapacity 
Felony Conviction/ IncarcerationYes
Failure of Reasonable EffortsYes
Sexual AbuseYes
Abuse/Neglect or Loss of Rights of Another ChildYes
Failure to Maintain ContactYes
Failure to Provide SupportYes
Failure to Establish Paternity 
Child Judged in Need of Services/DependentYes
Child's Best Interest 
Child in care 15 of 22 months (or less)Yes
Felony assault of child or siblingYes
Murder/Manslaughter of sibling childYes
Other Grounds• Aggravated circumstances
• Murder of child's other parent
• Location of parent(s) unknown

Louisiana Parenting PlansParenting Plan Kit for Louisiana
Louisiana Parenting
Plan Generator
Louisiana Parenting Plan generator
Attorney Complaint InformationFiling complaints against attorneys in Louisiana

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