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Art. 1216.  Petition for final decree

A.  The child shall have lived with the petitioner for at least one year and at least six months shall have elapsed after the granting of an interlocutory decree before the petitioner may file a petition for final decree of agency adoption.

B.  The court shall set a time and place for the hearing of the petition for final decree.  The petition for final decree need not be served upon anyone except the department.

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

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