2011 California Code
Family Code
CHAPTER 2. Blood Tests to DeterminePaternity
Section 7553

CA Fam Code § 7553 (through 2012 Leg Sess) What's This?

The compensation of each expert witness appointed by the court shall be fixed at a reasonable amount. It shall be paid as the court shall order. The court may order that it be paid by the parties in the proportions and at the times the court prescribes, or that the proportion of any party be paid by the county, and that, after payment by the parties or the county or both, all or part or none of it be taxed as costs in the action or proceeding.

(Enacted by Stats. 1992, Ch. 162, Sec. 10. Operative January 1, 1994.)

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