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  452.380.  Temporary custody, motion for — dismissal of action, effect of. — 1.  A party to a custody proceeding may move for a temporary custody order.  The motion must be supported by an affidavit.  The court may award temporary custody after a hearing or, if there is no objection, solely on the basis of the affidavits.

  2.  If a proceeding for dissolution of marriage or legal separation is dismissed, any temporary custody order is vacated unless a parent or the child's custodian moves that the proceeding continue as a custody proceeding and the court finds, after a hearing, that the circumstances of the parents and the best interest of the child require that a custody decree be issued.


(L. 1973 H.B. 315 § 17)

Effective 1-01-74

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