Links to State and Tribal Child Welfare Law and Policy - Louisiana

Date:

Statutes

Website for Statutes:

http://www.legis.la.gov/legis/LawsContents.aspx

Citations:

  • Adoption: Children's Code, titles 10,11, 12, 12-A (articles 1001 through 1014; 1167 through 1285.17)
  • Child protection: Children's Code, title 5, chapters 1, 2 (articles 501 through 526) title 6, chapters 1 through 12 (articles 601 through 670)
  • Child welfare: Children's Code, title 5, chapter 5 (articles 671 through 717, 725 through 725.3), title 6, chapter 16 (articles 1015 through 1160); Revised Statutes, title 46, chapter 35
  • Guardianship: Children's Code, title 6, chapter 18 (articles 718 through 724.1)
  • Youth services: Revised Statutes, title 46, chapter 9-A (§§ 46:1001, 46:1002)
  • Indian child welfare: Children's Code, articles 103.1, 624, 624.1, 767.2

Regulation/Policy

Website for Administrative Code:

https://www.doa.la.gov/Pages/osr/lac/books.aspx

Notes:

See title 67, Social Services.

Website for Agency Policies:

https://www.powerdms.com/public/LADCFS/tree/

Notes:

Refer to the table of contents listed on the left.

Other Resources

Louisiana Court Rules 

Tribal code available online: