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      CHC 1133     


Art. 1133. Notice of filing of surrender; service upon resident alleged or adjudicated father

            A. Notice of the filing of a mother's surrender shall be promptly served upon the alleged or adjudicated father. Notice of the filing shall not be required if an alleged or adjudicated father waives notice of service. If he resides within this state, service shall be made by any of the following means:

            (1) Registered or certified mail, return receipt requested, postage prepaid and properly addressed to his last known address.

            (2) Electronic mail at the electronic mail address expressly designated by the father in a pleading, at the continued custody or continued safety plan hearing, or at any other hearing at which he personally appeared before the court.

            B. Service by electronic mail is complete upon transmission but is not effective if the serving party learns the transmission did not reach the party to be served.

            Acts 1991, No. 235, §11, eff. Jan. 1, 1992; Acts 1992, No. 705, §1, eff. July 6, 1992; Acts 1993, No. 634, §1, eff. June 15, 1993; Acts 2015, No. 124, §1, eff. June 19, 2015.

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