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If an exparte custody is filed, does it require a certain timeframe for the hearing to take place?

Lawyer's Assistant: What steps have been taken? Have any papers been filed in family court?

Yes, my daughter's x filed an exparte in Livingston Parish. Court date is set for June 20, 22 days after filing. I thought that there was a time frame requirement.

Lawyer's Assistant: Family law varies by state. What state are you in?

Louisiana

Submitted: 22 days ago.Category: Family Law
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The methodology relating to ex parte filings can be found here: https://law.justia.com/codes/louisiana/2009/ccp/ccp963.html

It states as follows: "If the order applied for by written motion is one to which mover is clearly entitled without supporting proof, the court may grant the order ex parte and without hearing the adverse party.

If the order applied for by written motion is one to which the mover is not clearly entitled, or which requires supporting proof, the motion shall be served on and tried contradictorily with the adverse party." The fact that a court date has been set for June 20th, cvlearly indicates that the ex parte was not granted, and that it was converted to a"regular" motion which allows the defendant to respond.

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