2012 California Codes
FAM - Family Code
DIVISION 8 - CUSTODY OF CHILDREN [3000 - 3465]
PART 2 - RIGHT TO CUSTODY OF MINOR CHILD
CHAPTER 1 - General Provisions
In any proceeding involving child custody or visitation rights, if a report containing psychological evaluations of a child or recommendations regarding custody of, or visitation with, a child is submitted to the court, including, but not limited to, a report created pursuant to Chapter 6 (commencing with Section 3110) of this part, a recommendation made to the court pursuant to Section 3183, and a written statement of issues and contentions pursuant to subdivision (b) of Section 3151, that information shall be contained in a document that shall be placed in the confidential portion of the court file of the proceeding, and may not be disclosed, except to the following persons:
(a) A party to the proceeding and his or her attorney.
(b) A federal or state law enforcement officer, judicial officer, court employee, or family court facilitator of the superior court of the county in which the action was filed, or an employee or agent of that facilitator, acting within the scope of his or her duties.
(c) Counsel appointed for the child pursuant to Section 3150.
(d) Any other person upon order of the court for good cause.
(Amended by Stats. 2012, Ch. 470, Sec. 17. Effective January 1, 2013.)
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