Baton Rouge, LA asked in Family Law and Juvenile Law for Louisiana

Q: What does Art. 4463 Tutor without bond mean in laymens terms. Court may dispense with the furnishing of security

Does the tutor have authority to withdraw funds from the bank account set up for the minor?

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Mr. James Zitzmann
Mr. James Zitzmann
  • Juvenile Law Lawyer
  • Covington, LA
  • Licensed in Louisiana

A: Without bond just means that the tutor does not have to give to the court any security or monetary guarantee that they will perform the duties faithfully in being the tutor for the child. For example, you can compare it to when someone wants to get out of jail, they will put up a bond to ensure they will appear for court. A bond for a tutor ensures that that they will perform their duties correctly or they could lose the bond / be required to pay the amount of the bond. Regardless of whether the tutor has to post a bond or not, they still have the same rights and responsibilities as they normally would.

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