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California Dissolution Statutes

CALIFORNIA DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE STATUTES

Family Code

Division 1. Preliminary Provisions And Definitions

  • Part 1. Preliminary Provisions 1-13
  • Part 2. Definitions 50-155
  • Part 3. Indian Children 170-185

Division 2. General Provisions

  • Part 1. Jurisdiction 200
  • Part 2. General Procedural Provisions 210-216
  • Part 3. Temporary Restraining Order In Summons 231-235
  • Part 4. Ex Parte Temporary Restraining Orders 240-246
  • Part 5. Attorney's Fees And Costs 270-274
  • Part 6. Enforcement Of Judgments And Orders 290-292
  • Part 7. Tribal Marriages And Divorces 295

Division 2.5. Domestic Partner Registration

Division 3. Marriage

  • Part 1. Validity Of Marriage 300-310
  • Part 2. Marriage License 350-360
  • Part 3. Solemnization Of Marriage
    • Chapter 1. Persons Authorized To Solemnize Marriage 400-402
    • Chapter 2. Solemnization Of Marriage 420-426
  • Part 4. Confidential Marriage
    • Chapter 1. General Provisions 500-511
    • Chapter 2. Approval Of Notaries To Authorize Confidential Marriages 530-536

Division 4. Rights And Obligations During Marriage

  • Part 1. General Provisions
    • Chapter 1. Definitions 700
    • Chapter 2. Relation Of Husband And Wife 720-721
    • Chapter 3. Property Rights During Marriage 750-755
  • Part 2. Characterization Of Marital Property
    • Chapter 1. Community Property 760-761
    • Chapter 2. Separate Property 770-772
    • Chapter 3. Damages For Injuries To Married Person 780-783
    • Chapter 4. Presumptions Concerning Nature Of Property 802-803
    • Chapter 5. Transmutation Of Property 850-853
  • Part 3. Liability Of Marital Property
    • Chapter 1. Definitions 900-903
    • Chapter 2. General Rules Of Liability 910-916
    • Chapter 3. Reimbursement 920
    • Chapter 4. Transitional Provisions 930-931
    • Chapter 5. Liability For Death Or Injury 1000
  • Part 4. Management And Control Of Marital Property 1100-1103
  • Part 5. Marital Agreements
    • Chapter 1. General Provisions 1500-1503
    • Chapter 2. Uniform Premarital Agreement Act
    • Chapter 3. Agreements Between Husband And Wife 1620

Division 5. Conciliation Proceedings

  • Part 1. Family Conciliation Court Law
    • Chapter 1. General Provisions 1800-1802
    • Chapter 2. Family Conciliation Courts 1810-1820
    • Chapter 3. Proceedings For Conciliation 1830-1842
  • Part 2. Statewide Coordination Of Family Mediation And Conciliation Services 1850-1852

Division 6. Nullity, Dissolution, And Legal Separation

  • Part 1. General Provisions
    • Chapter 1. Application Of Part 2000
    • Chapter 2. Jurisdiction 2010-2013
    • Chapter 3. Procedural Provisions 2020-2026
    • Chapter 3.5. Attorney's Fees And Costs 2030-2034
    • Chapter 4. Protective And Restraining Orders
      • Article 1. Orders In Summons 2040-2041
      • Article 2. Ex Parte Orders 2045
      • Article 3. Orders After Notice And Hearing 2047
      • Article 4. Orders Included In Judgment 2049
    • Chapter 5. Notice To Insurance Carriers 2050-2053
    • Chapter 6. Employee Pension Benefit Plan As Party
    • Chapter 7. Restoration Of Wife's Former Name 2080-2082
    • Chapter 8. Uniform Divorce Recognition Act 2090-2093
    • Chapter 9. Disclosure Of Assets And Liabilities 2100-2113
    • Chapter 10. Relief From Judgment 2120-2129
  • Part 2. Judicial Determination Of Void Or Voidable Marriage
  • Part 3. Dissolution Of Marriage And Legal Separation
    • Chapter 1. Effect Of Dissolution 2300
    • Chapter 2. Grounds For Dissolution Or Legal Separation 2310-2313
    • Chapter 3. Residence Requirements 2320-2322
    • Chapter 4. General Procedural Provisions 2330-2348
    • Chapter 5. Summary Dissolution 2400-2406
    • Chapter 6. Case Management 2450-2452

Division 7. Division Of Property

  • Part 1. Definitions 2500-2502
  • Part 2. General Provisions 2550-2556
  • Part 3. Presumption Concerning Property Held In Joint Form 2580-2581
  • Part 4. Special Rules For Division Of Community Estate 2600-2604
  • Part 5. Retirement Plan Benefits 2610
  • Part 6. Debts And Liabilities 2620-2628
  • Part 7. Reimbursements 2640-2641
  • Part 8. Jointly Held Separate Property 2650
  • Part 9. Real Property Located In Another State 2660

Division 8. Custody Of Children

  • Part 1. Definitions And General Provisions
  • Part 2. Right To Custody Of Minor Child
    • Chapter 1. General Provisions 020-3032
    • Chapter 2. Matters To Be Considered In Granting Custody 3040-3048
    • Chapter 3. Temporary Custody Order During Pendency Of Proceeding 3060-3064
    • Chapter 4. Joint Custody 3080-3089
    • Chapter 5. Visitation Rights 3100-3105
    • Chapter 6. Custody Investigation And Report 3110-3118
    • Chapter 7. Action For Exclusive Custody 3120-3121
    • Chapter 8. Location Of Missing Party Or Child 3130-3135
    • Chapter 9. Check To Determine Whether Child Is Missing Person 3140
    • Chapter 10. Appointment Of Counsel To Represent Child 3150-3153
    • Chapter 11. Mediation Of Custody And Visitation Issues
    • Chapter 12. Counseling Of Parents And Child 3190-3192
    • Chapter 13. Supervised Visitation And Exchange Services, Education, And Counseling 3200-3204
  • Part 3. Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction And Enforcement Act

Division 9. Support

  • Part 1. Definitions And General Provisions
    • Chapter 1. Definitions 3500-3515
    • Chapter 2. General Provisions 3550-3558
    • Chapter 3. Support Agreements
    • Chapter 4. Spousal And Child Support During Pendency Of Proceeding 3600-3604
    • Chapter 5. Expedited Child Support Order 3620-3634
    • Chapter 6. Modification, Termination, Or Set Aside Of Support Orders
      • Article 1. General Provisions 3650-3654
      • Article 2. Discovery Before Commencing Modification Or Termination Proceeding 3660-3668
      • Article 3. Simplified Procedure For Modification Of Support Order 3680-3680.5
      • Article 4. Relief From Orders 3690-3693
    • Chapter 7. Health Insurance
      • Article 1. Health Insurance Coverage For Supported Child 3750-3753
      • Article 2. Health Insurance Coverage Assignment 3760-3773
      • Article 3. Assignment Of Reimbursement Rights Under Health Plan
    • Chapter 8. Deferred Sale Of Home Order 3800-3810
    • Chapter 9. Software Used To Determine Support 3830
  • Part 2. Child Support
    • Chapter 1. Duty Of Parent To Support Child
      • Article 1. Support Of Minor Child 3900-3902
      • Article 2. Support Of Adult Child 3910
      • Article 3. Support Of Grandchild 3930
      • Article 4. Liability To Others Who Provide Support For Child 3950-3952
    • Chapter 2. Court-Ordered Child Support
      • Article 1. General Provisions 4000-4014
      • Article 2. Statewide Uniform Guideline 4050-4076
      • Article 3. Payment To Court Designated County Officer; Enforcement By District Attorney 4200-4205
      • Article 4. Child Support Commissioners 4250-4253
  • Part 3. Spousal Support
    • Chapter 1. Duty To Support Spouse 4300-4303
    • Chapter 2. Factors To Be Considered In Ordering Support 4320-4326
    • Chapter 3. Spousal Support Upon Dissolution Or Legal Separation 4330-4339
    • Chapter 4. Payment To Court-Designated Officer; Enforcement By District Attorney 4350-4352
    • Chapter 5. Provision For Support After Death Of Supporting Party 4360
  • Part 4. Support Of Parents
    • Chapter 1. General Provisions 4400-4405
    • Chapter 2. Relief From Duty To Support Parent Who Abandoned Child 4410-4414
  • Part 5. Enforcement Of Support Orders
    • Chapter 1. General Provisions 4500-4508
    • Chapter 2. Deposit Of Money To Secure Future Child Support Payments
      • Article 1. General Provisions 4550-4554
      • Article 2. Order For Deposit Of Money 4560-4563
      • Article 3. Application To Reduce Or Eliminate Deposit 4565-4567
      • Article 4. Use Of Deposit To Make Delinquent Support Payment 4570-4573
    • Chapter 3. Deposit Of Assets To Secure Future Child Support Payments
      • Article 1. General Provisions 4600-4604
      • Article 2. Order For Deposit Of Assets 4610-4617
      • Article 3. Ex Parte Restraining Orders 4620
      • Article 4. Use Or Sale Of Assets To Make Support Payments 4630-4632
      • Article 5. Return Of Assets Of Obligor 4640-4641

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