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      CHC 910     


Art. 910. Modification procedure; generally applicable

            A. Except as specially provided hereinafter in Articles 911 through 916, a motion for modification may be filed by the district attorney, the child, his parents, the custodian of the child, a probation officer, or the court. A motion for modification shall be in writing and shall set forth in plain and concise terms the facts supporting the modification.

            B. Any motion to modify may be denied without a hearing.

            C. Except as provided in Article 897.1, when the motion to modify seeks the imposition of less restrictive conditions, the court may modify a judgment without a contradictory hearing.

            D. When the motion to modify seeks the imposition of more restrictive conditions, the court shall conduct a contradictory hearing, except upon the waiver of the parties.

            E. A judgment of disposition shall not be modified to release a child from the custody of a public or private mental institution or an institution for persons with mental illness without three days prior notice to the district attorney and the institution.

            F. If a judgment of disposition is modified, a copy of the minute entry reflecting the modification shall be served upon the district attorney, the child, his parent, and any person, institution, or agency to whom custody of the child is assigned.

            Acts 1991, No. 235, §8, eff. Jan. 1, 1992; Acts 2014, No. 811, §33, eff. June 23, 2014; Acts 2018, No. 467, §2.

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