2011 California Code
Family Code
CHAPTER 2. Establishing Parent and Child Relationship
Section 7614

CA Fam Code § 7614 (through 2012 Leg Sess) What's This?

(a) A promise in writing to furnish support for a child, growing out of a presumed or alleged father and child relationship, does not require consideration and, subject to Section 7632, is enforceable according to its terms.

(b) In the best interest of the child or the mother, the court may, and upon the promisor s request shall, order the promise to be kept in confidence and designate a person or agency to receive and disburse on behalf of the child all amounts paid in performance of the promise.

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

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