Modesto, CA asked in Family Law for California

Q: What does stipulation for judgement regarding parental obligations and judgement mean?

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Linda Calderon Garrett
Linda Calderon Garrett
  • Fairfield, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: There are "judgments" and "stipulated judgements". A stipulated judment means that the parties, not the court, resolved the issue. The "judgment" part of the phrase, in basic terms, means that the Court approved the agreement you reached with the other parent. When put together, the phrase, as whole means,you and the other parent reached on agreement on the parental obligations and that the court approved the agreement, which the agreement legally binding on the parties.

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