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If you are adjudicated as the father of the child, and you have established residence in the State of Louisiana (6 months) or if no other state has jurisdiction, you may file for custody under the Louisiana laws. It is likely that the other parent will challenge that jurisdiction and claim that the proper jursuduction is in Honduras. To make that challenge, she would have to hire representation in Louisiana to argue that point in the Louisiana courts.
If the other parent knows where the child is, it would not fall under the Hague convention definitions cleanly. She would have to argue that abuse occurred. In that case, the hearing would be held in Louisiana.
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Yes. If you have been a resident there your entire life, jurisdiction would lie in Lousiana.
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