CHC 1282.3     

Art. 1282.3.  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 taking into consideration all documents filed concerning the adoption, may enter a final decree of adoption, or it may deny recognition of the adoption. The basic consideration shall be the best interest of the child.

Acts 1999, No. 1268, §1; Acts 2014, No. 721, §1.