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Legal Statutes: Louisiana

UPDATED September 19, 2017

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Chapter 1. The Divorce Action

back to topArt. 103.1. Judgment of divorce; time periods

The requisite periods of time, in accordance with Articles 102 and 103 shall be as follows:

(1) One hundred eighty days where there are no minor children of the marriage.

(2) Three hundred sixty-five days when there are minor children of the marriage at the time the rule to show cause is filed in accordance with Article 102 or a petition is filed in accordance with Article 103.

Added by Acts 2006, No. 743, § 1, eff. Jan. 1, 2007. Amended by Acts 2010, No. 604, § 1, eff. June 25, 2010; Acts 2014, No. 316, § 1.