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Art. 397.  Modification and termination of interdiction

The court may modify or terminate a judgment of interdiction for good cause.  Interdiction terminates upon death of the interdict or by judgment of the court.

A judgment of preliminary interdiction granted after an adversarial hearing terminates thirty days after being signed, unless extended by the court for good cause for a period not exceeding thirty days.  A judgment of temporary interdiction granted ex parte terminates ten days after being signed.  On motion of the defendant or for extraordinary reasons shown at a contradictory hearing, the court may extend the judgment of temporary interdiction for one additional period not to exceed ten days.

Acts 2000, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 25, §1, eff. July 1, 2001.

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