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      CHC 315     


Art. 315.  Transfer of proper venue

A.  At any time, the court in which a petition is filed may transfer the case for the convenience of the parties and the witnesses and in the interests of justice to another court having venue according to Article 314.

B.  After adjudication, the court in which a petition is filed shall transfer the proceeding if it receives information at any time that both of the following exist:

(1)  The child is domiciled with his parent or tutor in another parish.

(2)  The court of the child's domicile has proceedings currently pending before it.

C.  Certified copies of all legal and social documents and records pertaining to the case which are on file with the clerk of the court shall accompany the transfer.

Acts 1991, No. 235, §3, eff. Jan. 1, 1992.

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