CHC 1217     

Art. 1217.  Final decree; notice; standard

A.  The court, as a part of the final decree, shall provide notice of the provisions of R.S. 14:46.4 to the parties.

B.  The court, after hearing and after taking into consideration information from all sources concerning the adoption, may enter a final decree of agency adoption, or it may deny the adoption.  The basic consideration shall be the best interests of the child.

Acts 1991, No. 235, §12, eff. Jan. 1, 1992; Acts 2014, No. 721, §1.