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Art. 356. Title of proceedings; procedural rules; parents as tutor and undertutor.

The title of the proceedings shall be Continuing Tutorship of (Name of Person), A Mentally Retarded Person.

(1) When the person to be placed under the continuing tutorship is above the age of fifteen, and under the age of majority, the proceeding shall be conducted according to the procedural rules established for ordinary tutorships;

(2) When the person to be placed under the continuing tutorship is above the age of majority, the proceeding shall be conducted according to the procedural rules established for interdictions;

(3) Upon the petition of both parents of the mentally deficient person during their marriage one parent shall be named as tutor and the other as undertutor, unless for good reasons the judge decrees otherwise.

Added by Acts 1966, No. 496, §2. Amended by Acts 1974, No. 714, §1.