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FAMILY CODE
DIVISION 1. PRELIMINARY PROVISIONS AND DEFINITIONS [1. - 185.]
     PART 1. PRELIMINARY PROVISIONS [1. - 13.]
     PART 2. DEFINITIONS [50. - 155.]
     PART 3. Indian Children [170. - 185.]
DIVISION 2. GENERAL PROVISIONS [200. - 295.]
     PART 1. JURISDICTION [200. - 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. - 295.]
DIVISION 2.5. DOMESTIC PARTNER REGISTRATION [297. - 299.6.]
     PART 1. DEFINITIONS [297. - 297.5.]
     PART 2. REGISTRATION [298. - 298.6.]
     PART 3. TERMINATION [299. - 299.3.]
     PART 4. LEGAL EFFECT [ - ]
     PART 5. PREEMPTION [299.6. - 299.6.]
DIVISION 3. MARRIAGE [300. - 536.]
     PART 1. VALIDITY OF MARRIAGE [300. - 310.]
     PART 2. MARRIAGE LICENSE [350. - 360.]
     PART 3. SOLEMNIZATION OF MARRIAGE [400. - 426.]
          CHAPTER 1. Persons Authorized to Solemnize Marriage [400. - 402.]
          CHAPTER 2. Solemnization of Marriage [420. - 426.]
     PART 4. CONFIDENTIAL MARRIAGE [500. - 536.]
          CHAPTER 1. General Provisions [500. - 511.]
          CHAPTER 2. Approval of Notaries to Authorize Confidential Marriages [530. - 536.]
DIVISION 4. RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS DURING MARRIAGE [700. - 1620.]
     PART 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS [700. - 755.]
          CHAPTER 1. Definitions [700. - 700.]
          CHAPTER 2. Relation of Husband and Wife [720. - 721.]
          CHAPTER 3. Property Rights During Marriage [750. - 755.]
     PART 2. CHARACTERIZATION OF MARITAL PROPERTY [760. - 853.]
          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 [900. - 1000.]
          CHAPTER 1. Definitions [900. - 903.]
          CHAPTER 2. General Rules of Liability [910. - 916.]
          CHAPTER 3. Reimbursement [920. - 920.]
          CHAPTER 4. Transitional Provisions [930. - 931.]
          CHAPTER 5. Liability for Death or Injury [1000. - 1000.]
     PART 4. MANAGEMENT AND CONTROL OF MARITAL PROPERTY [1100. - 1103.]
     PART 5. MARITAL AGREEMENTS [1500. - 1620.]
          CHAPTER 1. General Provisions [1500. - 1503.]
          CHAPTER 2. Uniform Premarital Agreement Act [1600. - 1617.]
               ARTICLE 1. Preliminary Provisions [1600. - 1601.]
               ARTICLE 2. Premarital Agreements [1610. - 1617.]
          CHAPTER 3. Agreements Between Husband and Wife [1620. - 1620.]
DIVISION 5. CONCILIATION PROCEEDINGS [1800. - 1852.]
     PART 1. FAMILY CONCILIATION COURT LAW [1800. - 1842.]
          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 [2000. - 2452.]
     PART 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS [2000. - 2129.]
          CHAPTER 1. Application of Part [2000. - 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 [2040. - 2049.]
               ARTICLE 1. Orders in Summons [2040. - 2041.]
               ARTICLE 2. Ex Parte Orders [2045. - 2045.]
               ARTICLE 3. Orders After Notice and Hearing [2047. - 2047.]
               ARTICLE 4. Orders Included in Judgment [2049. - 2049.]
          CHAPTER 5. Notice to Insurance Carriers [2050. - 2053.]
          CHAPTER 6. Employee Pension Benefit Plan as Party [2060. - 2074.]
               ARTICLE 1. Joinder of Plan [2060. - 2065.]
               ARTICLE 2. Proceedings After Joinder [2070. - 2074.]
          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 [2200. - 2255.]
          CHAPTER 1. Void Marriage [2200. - 2201.]
          CHAPTER 2. Voidable Marriage [2210. - 2212.]
          CHAPTER 3. Procedural Provisions [2250. - 2255.]
     PART 3. DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE AND LEGAL SEPARATION [2300. - 2452.]
          CHAPTER 1. Effect of Dissolution [2300. - 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 [2500. - 2660.]
     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. - 2610.]
     PART 6. DEBTS AND LIABILITIES [2620. - 2628.]
     PART 7. REIMBURSEMENTS [2640. - 2641.]
     PART 8. JOINTLY HELD SEPARATE PROPERTY [2650. - 2650.]
     PART 9. REAL PROPERTY LOCATED IN ANOTHER STATE [2660. - 2660.]
DIVISION 8. CUSTODY OF CHILDREN [3000. - 3465.]
     PART 1. DEFINITIONS AND GENERAL PROVISIONS [3000. - 3011.]
          CHAPTER 1. Definitions [3000. - 3007.]
          CHAPTER 2. General Provisions [3010. - 3011.]
     PART 2. RIGHT TO CUSTODY OF MINOR CHILD [3020. - 3204.]
          CHAPTER 1. General Provisions [3020. - 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. - 3140.]
          CHAPTER 10. Appointment of Counsel to Represent Child [3150. - 3153.]
          CHAPTER 11. Mediation of Custody and Visitation Issues [3160. - 3188.]
               ARTICLE 1. General Provisions [3160. - 3165.]
               ARTICLE 2. Availability of Mediation [3170. - 3173.]
               ARTICLE 3. Mediation Proceedings [3175. - 3188.]
          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 [3400. - 3465.]
          CHAPTER 1. General Provisions [3400. - 3412.]
          CHAPTER 2. Jurisdiction [3421. - 3430.]
          CHAPTER 3. Enforcement [3441. - 3457.]
          CHAPTER 4. Miscellaneous Provisions [3461. - 3465.]
DIVISION 9. SUPPORT [3500. - 5616.]
     PART 1. DEFINITIONS AND GENERAL PROVISIONS [3500. - 3830.]
          CHAPTER 1. Definitions [3500. - 3515.]
          CHAPTER 2. General Provisions [3550. - 3558.]
          CHAPTER 3. Support Agreements [3580. - 3593.]
               ARTICLE 1. General Provisions [3580. - 3580.]
               ARTICLE 2. Child Support [3585. - 3587.]
               ARTICLE 3. Spousal Support [3590. - 3593.]
          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 [3650. - 3693.]
               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 [3750. - 3773.]
               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. - 3830.]
     PART 2. CHILD SUPPORT [3900. - 4253.]
          CHAPTER 1. Duty of Parent to Support Child [3900. - 3952.]
               ARTICLE 1. Support of Minor Child [3900. - 3902.]
               ARTICLE 2. Support of Adult Child [3910. - 3910.]
               ARTICLE 3. Support of Grandchild [3930. - 3930.]
               ARTICLE 4. Liability to Others Who Provide Support for Child [3950. - 3952.]
          CHAPTER 2. Court-Ordered Child Support [4000. - 4253.]
               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 [4300. - 4360.]
          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. - 4360.]
     PART 4. SUPPORT OF PARENTS [4400. - 4414.]
          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 [4500. - 5616.]
          CHAPTER 1. General Provisions [4500. - 4508.]
          CHAPTER 2. Deposit of Money to Secure Future Child Support Payments [4550. - 4573.]
               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 [4600. - 4641.]
               ARTICLE 1. General Provisions [4600. - 4604.]
               ARTICLE 2. Order for Deposit of Assets [4610. - 4617.]
               ARTICLE 3. Ex Parte Restraining Orders [4620. - 4620.]
               ARTICLE 4. Use or Sale of Assets to Make Support Payments [4630. - 4632.]
               ARTICLE 5. Return of Assets of Obligor [4640. - 4641.]
          CHAPTER 4. Child Support Delinquency Reporting [4700. - 4701.]
          CHAPTER 5. Civil Penalty for Child Support Delinquency [4720. - 4733.]
          CHAPTER 6. Uniform Interstate Family Support Act [4900. - 5005.]
               ARTICLE 1. General Provisions [4900. - 4903.]
               ARTICLE 2. Jurisdiction [4905. - 4914.]
               ARTICLE 3. Civil Provisions of General Application [4915. - 4933.]
               ARTICLE 4. Establishment of Support Order [4935. - 4935.]
               ARTICLE 5. Enforcement of Order of Another State Without Registration [4940. - 4946.]
               ARTICLE 6. Enforcement and Modification of Support Order After Registration [4950. - 4964.]
               ARTICLE 7. Determination of Parentage [4965. - 4965.]
               ARTICLE 8. Interstate Rendition [4970. - 4971.]
               ARTICLE 9. Miscellaneous Provisions [4975. - 5005.]
          CHAPTER 7. Enforcement by Writ of Execution [5100. - 5104.]
          CHAPTER 8. Earnings Assignment Order [5200. - 5604.]
               ARTICLE 1. Definitions [5200. - 5220.]
               ARTICLE 2. General Provisions [5230. - 5247.]
               ARTICLE 3. Support Orders Issued or Modified Before July 1, 1990 [5250. - 5253.]
               ARTICLE 4. Stay of Service of Assignment Order [5260. - 5261.]
               ARTICLE 5. Motion to Quash Assignment Order [5270. - 5272.]
               ARTICLE 6. Information Concerning Address and Employment of Obligor [5280. - 5282.]
               ARTICLE 7. Prohibited Practices [5290. - 5290.]
               ARTICLE 8. Judicial Council Forms [5295. - 5295.]
               ARTICLE 9. Intercounty Support Obligations [5600. - 5604.]
          CHAPTER 9. Private Child Support Collectors [5610. - 5616.]
DIVISION 10. PREVENTION OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE [6200. - 6409.]
     PART 1. SHORT TITLE AND DEFINITIONS [6200. - 6219.]
     PART 2. GENERAL PROVISIONS [6220. - 6228.]
     PART 3. EMERGENCY PROTECTIVE ORDERS [6240. - 6275.]
          CHAPTER 1. General Provisions [6240. - 6241.]
          CHAPTER 2. Issuance and Effect of Emergency Protective Order [6250. - 6257.]
          CHAPTER 3. Duties of Law Enforcement Officer [6270. - 6275.]
     PART 4. PROTECTIVE ORDERS AND OTHER DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PREVENTION ORDERS [6300. - 6389.]
          CHAPTER 1. General Provisions [6300. - 6306.]
          CHAPTER 2. Issuance of Orders [6320. - 6361.]
               ARTICLE 1. Ex Parte Orders [6320. - 6327.]
               ARTICLE 2. Orders Issuable After Notice and Hearing [6340. - 6346.]
               ARTICLE 3. Orders Included in Judgment [6360. - 6361.]
          CHAPTER 3. Registration and Enforcement of Orders [6380. - 6389.]
     PART 5. UNIFORM INTERSTATE ENFORCEMENT OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PROTECTION ORDERS ACT [6400. - 6409.]
DIVISION 11. MINORS [6500. - 7143.]
     PART 1. AGE OF MAJORITY [6500. - 6502.]
     PART 1.5. CAREGIVERS [6550. - 6552.]
     PART 2. RIGHTS AND LIABILITIES; CIVIL ACTIONS AND PROCEEDINGS [6600. - 6602.]
     PART 3. CONTRACTS [6700. - 6753.]
          CHAPTER 1. Capacity to Contract [6700. - 6701.]
          CHAPTER 2. Disaffirmance of Contracts [6710. - 6713.]
          CHAPTER 3. Contracts in Art, Entertainment, and Professional Sports [6750. - 6753.]
     PART 4. MEDICAL TREATMENT [6900. - 6929.]
          CHAPTER 1. Definitions [6900. - 6903.]
          CHAPTER 2. Consent by Person Having Care of Minor or by Court [6910. - 6911.]
          CHAPTER 3. Consent by Minor [6920. - 6929.]
     PART 5. ENLISTMENT IN ARMED FORCES [6950. - 6950.]
     PART 6. EMANCIPATION OF MINORS LAW [7000. - 7143.]
          CHAPTER 1. General Provisions [7000. - 7002.]
          CHAPTER 2. Effect of Emancipation [7050. - 7052.]
          CHAPTER 3. Court Declaration of Emancipation [7110. - 7143.]
               ARTICLE 1. General Provisions [7110. - 7111.]
               ARTICLE 2. Procedure for Declaration [7120. - 7123.]
               ARTICLE 3. Voiding or Rescinding Declaration [7130. - 7135.]
               ARTICLE 4. Identification Cards and Information [7140. - 7143.]
DIVISION 12. PARENT AND CHILD RELATIONSHIP [7500. - 7952.]
     PART 1. RIGHTS OF PARENTS [7500. - 7507.]
     PART 2. PRESUMPTION CONCERNING CHILD OF MARRIAGE AND BLOOD TESTS TO DETERMINE PATERNITY [7540. - 7577.]
          CHAPTER 1. Child of Wife Cohabiting With Husband [7540. - 7541.]
          CHAPTER 2. Blood Tests to DeterminePaternity [7550. - 7558.]
          CHAPTER 3. Establishment of Paternity by Voluntary Declaration [7570. - 7577.]
     PART 3. UNIFORM PARENTAGE ACT [7600. - 7730.]
          CHAPTER 1. General Provisions [7600. - 7606.]
          CHAPTER 2. Establishing Parent and Child Relationship [7610. - 7614.]
          CHAPTER 3. Jurisdiction and Venue [7620. - 7620.]
          CHAPTER 4. Determination of Parent and Child Relationship [7630. - 7650.]
               ARTICLE 1. Determination of Father and Child Relationship [7630. - 7644.]
               ARTICLE 1.5. Setting Aside or Vacating Judgment of Paternity [7645. - 7649.5.]
               ARTICLE 2. Determination of Mother and Child Relationship [7650. - 7650.]
          CHAPTER 5. Termination of Parental Rights in Adoption Proceedings [7660. - 7670.]
          CHAPTER 6. Protective and Restraining Orders [7700. - 7730.]
               ARTICLE 1. Orders in Summons [7700. - 7700.]
               ARTICLE 2. Ex Parte Orders [7710. - 7710.]
               ARTICLE 3. Orders After Notice and Hearing [7720. - 7720.]
               ARTICLE 4. Orders Included in Judgment [7730. - 7730.]
     PART 4. FREEDOM FROM PARENTAL CUSTODY AND CONTROL [7800. - 7895.]
          CHAPTER 1. General Provisions [7800. - 7808.]
          CHAPTER 2. Circumstances Where Proceeding May Be Brought [7820. - 7829.]
          CHAPTER 3. Procedure [7840. - 7895.]
               ARTICLE 1. Authorized Petitioners [7840. - 7841.]
               ARTICLE 2. Venue [7845. - 7845.]
               ARTICLE 3. Investigation and Report [7850. - 7852.]
               ARTICLE 4. Appointment of Counsel [7860. - 7864.]
               ARTICLE 5. Time for Hearing; Continuance [7870. - 7871.]
               ARTICLE 6. Notice of Proceeding and Attendance at Hearing [7880. - 7884.]
               ARTICLE 7. Hearing and Subsequent Proceedings [7890. - 7895.]
     PART 5. INTERSTATE COMPACT ON PLACEMENT OF CHILDREN [7900. - 7912.]
     PART 6. FOSTER CARE PLACEMENT CONSIDERATIONS [7950. - 7952.]
DIVISION 13. ADOPTION [8500. - 9340.]
     PART 1. DEFINITIONS [8500. - 8548.]
     PART 2. ADOPTION OF UNMARRIED MINORS [8600. - 9212.]
          CHAPTER 1. General Provisions [8600. - 8622.]
          CHAPTER 1.5. Adoption Facilitators [8623. - 8639.]
          CHAPTER 2. Agency Adoptions [8700. - 8720.]
          CHAPTER 2.5. Adoptions by Relative Caregivers or Foster Parents [8730. - 8736.]
          CHAPTER 3. Independent Adoptions [8800. - 8823.]
          CHAPTER 4. Intercountry Adoptions [8900. - 8925.]
          CHAPTER 5. Stepparent Adoptions [9000. - 9007.]
          CHAPTER 6. Vacation of Adoption [9100. - 9102.]
          CHAPTER 7. Disclosure of Information [9200. - 9209.]
          CHAPTER 8. Adoption Proceedings:Conflict of Laws [9210. - 9212.]
     PART 3. ADOPTION OF ADULTS AND MARRIED MINORS [9300. - 9340.]
          CHAPTER 1. General Provisions [9300. - 9307.]
          CHAPTER 2. Procedure for Adult Adoption [9320. - 9328.]
          CHAPTER 3. Procedure for Terminating Adult Adoption [9340. - 9340.]
DIVISION 14. FAMILY LAW FACILITATOR ACT [10000. - 10015.]
DIVISION 17. SUPPORT SERVICES [17000. - 17804.]
     CHAPTER 1. Department of Child Support Services [17000. - 17320.]
          ARTICLE 1. General [17000. - 17000.]
          ARTICLE 2. Organization [17200. - 17212.]
          ARTICLE 3. Director of Child Support Services [17300. - 17320.]
     CHAPTER 2. Child Support Enforcement [17400. - 17714.]
          ARTICLE 1. Support Obligations [17400. - 17441.]
          ARTICLE 1.5. Delinquent Child Support Obligations and Financial Institution Data Match [17450. - 17460.]
          ARTICLE 2. Collections and Enforcement [17500. - 17561.]
          ARTICLE 3. Program Compliance [17600. - 17604.]
          ARTICLE 4. Program Costs [17701. - 17714.]
     CHAPTER 5. Complaint Resolution [17800. - 17804.]
DIVISION 20. PILOT PROJECTS [20000. - 20043.]
     PART 1. FAMILY LAW PILOT PROJECTS [20000. - 20043.]
          CHAPTER 1. General Provisions [20000. - 20002.]
          CHAPTER 2. San Mateo County Pilot Project [20010. - 20026.]
          CHAPTER 3. Santa Clara County Pilot Project [20030. - 20043.]




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