2014 California Code
Family Code - FAM
DIVISION 8 - CUSTODY OF CHILDREN
PART 3 - UNIFORM CHILD CUSTODY JURISDICTION AND ENFORCEMENT ACT
CHAPTER 2 - Jurisdiction
3425

CA Fam Code § 3425 (2014) What's This?

(a) Before a child custody determination is made under this part, notice and an opportunity to be heard in accordance with the standards of Section 3408 must be given to all persons entitled to notice under the law of this state as in child custody proceedings between residents of this state, any parent whose parental rights have not been previously terminated, and any person having physical custody of the child.

(b) This part does not govern the enforceability of a child custody determination made without notice or an opportunity to be heard.

(c) The obligation to join a party and the right to intervene as a party in a child custody proceeding under this part are governed by the law of this state as in child custody proceedings between residents of this state.

(Amended by Stats. 2008, Ch. 699, Sec. 3. Effective January 1, 2009.)

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