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Art. 234. Parental authority; custody award

            Parental authority continues during marriage, unless modified by a judgment awarding custody to one parent, by a joint custody implementation order, or by a judgment awarding custody to a third person.

            An ascendant, other than a parent, who is awarded custody has parental authority. The authority of a third person who is awarded custody, other than an ascendant, is governed by the rules of tutorship, unless modified by court order.

            Acts 2015, No. 260, §1, eff. Jan. 1, 2016.

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