2011 California Code
Family Code
DIVISION 12. PARENT AND CHILD RELATIONSHIP [7500 - 7961]
CHAPTER 2. Blood Tests to DeterminePaternity
Section 7556


CA Fam Code § 7556 (through 2012 Leg Sess) What's This?

This part applies to criminal actions subject to the following limitations and provisions:

(a) An order for the tests shall be made only upon application of a party or on the court s initiative.

(b) The compensation of the experts shall be paid by the county under order of court.

(c) The court may direct a verdict of acquittal upon the conclusions of all the experts under Section 7554; otherwise, the case shall be submitted for determination upon all the evidence.

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

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