Art. 193. Contestation and establishment of paternity; time period The action by the mother shall be instituted within a peremptive period of one hundred eighty days from the marriage to her present husband and also within two years from the day of the birth of the child, except as may otherwise be provided by law. [..]
Category: Child Support Statutes
Art. 194. Judgment in contestation action A judgment shall not be rendered decreeing that the former husband is not the father of the child unless the judgment also decrees that the present husband is the father of the child. Acts 2005, No. 192, §1, eff. June 29, 2005.
Art. 195. Presumption by marriage and acknowledgment; child not filiated to another man; proof; time period A man who marries the mother of a child not filiated to another man and who, with the concurrence of the mother, acknowledges the child by authentic act or by signing the birth certificate is presumed to be the [..]
Art. 196. Formal acknowledgment; presumption A man may, by authentic act or by signing the birth certificate, acknowledge a child not filiated to another man. The acknowledgment creates a presumption that the man who acknowledges the child is the father. The presumption can be invoked only on behalf of the child. Except as otherwise provided [..]
Art. 197. Child’s action to establish paternity; proof; time period A child may institute an action to prove paternity even though he is presumed to be the child of another man. If the action is instituted after the death of the alleged father, a child shall prove paternity by clear and convincing evidence. For purposes [..]
Art. 198. Father’s action to establish paternity; time period A man may institute an action to establish his paternity of a child at any time except as provided in this Article. The action is strictly personal. If the child is presumed to be the child of another man, the action shall be instituted within one [..]
Art. 3501.1. Actions for arrearages of child support An action to make executory arrearages of child support is subject to a liberative prescription of ten years. Acts 1997, No. 605, §1, eff. July 3, 1997.
§9:315. Economic data and principles; definitions A. Basic principles. The premise of these guidelines as well as the provisions of the Civil Code is that child support is a continuous obligation of both parents, children are entitled to share in the current income of both parents, and children should not be the economic victims of [..]
§9:315.1. Rebuttable presumption; deviation from guidelines by court; stipulations by parties A. The guidelines set forth in this Part are to be used in any proceeding to establish or modify child support filed on or after October 1, 1989. There shall be a rebuttable presumption that the amount of child support obtained by use of [..]
§9:315.1.1. Determination of income; evidence A. When a party alleges that income is being concealed or underreported, the court shall admit evidence relevant to establishing the actual income of the party, including but not limited to the following: (1) Redirected income. (a) Loans to the obligor by a business in which the obligor has an [..]