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Louisiana Provisional Custody by Mandate

Basic information and a computer form for Provisional Custody by Mandate in Louisiana.

Welcome to the Provisional Custody by Mandate LibGuide

This guide has some basic information about provisional custody by mandate in Louisiana.  Warning: depending on your situation, you may need additional forms or different forms. This guide and any related forms do not cover provisional custody by mandate for any other state.  The guide and any related forms do not tell you what form you need for your particular situation or how to use the form. If you do not know which form or form or forms you need or how to use your form or forms, try to find a lawyer to help you with your case.  

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