2020 California Code
Family Code - FAM
DIVISION 6 - NULLITY, DISSOLUTION, AND LEGAL SEPARATION
PART 3 - DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE AND LEGAL SEPARATION
CHAPTER 5 - Summary Dissolution
Section 2401.

Universal Citation: CA Fam Code § 2401 (2020)
2401.  

(a) A proceeding for summary dissolution of the marriage shall be commenced by filing a joint petition in the form prescribed by the Judicial Council.

(b) The petition shall be signed under oath by both spouses, and shall include all of the following:

(1) A statement that as of the date of the filing of the joint petition all of the conditions set forth in Section 2400 have been met.

(2) The mailing address of each spouse.

(3) A statement whether a spouse elects to have his or her former name restored, and, if so, the name to be restored.

(Amended by Stats. 2014, Ch. 82, Sec. 29. (SB 1306) Effective January 1, 2015.)

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