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      CHC 1285.9     


Art. 1285.9.  Final decree at first hearing

Upon due consideration of the factors enumerated in Article 1285.6(B), the court may render a final decree of adoption at the first hearing, without the necessity of first entering an interlocutory decree, if the child was placed in the petitioner's home by a licensed agency and the child has lived in that home for at least six months prior to the hearing for adoption.

Acts 2013, No. 86, §1.

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