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Legal Information: Montana

Statutes: Montana

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Updated: 
May 1, 2019

45-5-633. Defenses to interference with parent-child contact and aggravated interference with parent-child contact

(1) A person does not commit the offense of interference with parent-child contact or aggravated interference with parent-child contact if the person acts:

(a) with the consent of the person entitled to parent-child contact;
(b) under an existing court order; or
(c) with reasonable cause.

(2) Return of the child before arrest is a defense only with respect to the first commission of interference with parent-child contact or aggravated interference with parent-child contact.