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      CHC 1170     


Art. 1170.  Types of adoption

A.  This Title sets forth the exclusive procedures for adoption of minor children in Louisiana.  There are three types of adoption of minor children in Louisiana:

(1)  Agency adoption.

(2)  Private adoption.

(3)  Intrafamily adoption.

B.  The procedures governing each type of adoption are set forth in the following Articles.

Acts 1991, No. 235, §12, eff. Jan. 1, 1992.

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