Family Code section 7540 became operative January 1, 1994 when the state adopted a separate "Family Code" as law. Before the adoption of the Family Code, the conclusive presumption of section 7540 was contained in California Evidence Code section 621 which was adopted in 1965. If you...Read more »
Your husband has a duty to provide you with support and you are not required to have sex with him in exchange. You may file an independent civil action pursuant to Family Code section 4303 to ask for payment of spousal support. You may also file a divorce petition and ask the court to order the...Read more »
You should contact an attorney for assistance. If you do not know any attorneys, contact your local bar association and ask for a referral. You may also want to contact the court's Family Law Facilitator Office or contact a local non-profit group that provides family law help, such as...Read more »
You may file a petition for visitation pursuant to Family Code section 3104. You should contact an attorney for assistance. If you do not know any attorneys, contact your local bar association and ask for a referral. You may also want to contact the court's Family Law Facilitator Office or...Read more »
If the other party is agreeing to what you requested in your moving papers, you should prepare a Stipulation and Order for both parties to sign that memorializes the agreement and then submit that Stipulation and Order to the court for approval by the Judge. Do not cancel your court date unless...Read more »
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