“Support” refers to a support obligation owing on behalf of a child, spouse, or family, or an amount owing pursuant to Section 17402. It also includes past due support or arrearage when it exists. “Support,” when used with reference to a minor child or a child described in Section 3901, includes maintenance and education.
(Amended by Stats. 2000, Ch. 808, Sec. 22. Effective September 28, 2000.)
Terms Used In California Family Code 150
- Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
- Spouse: includes "registered domestic partner" as required by Section 297. See California Family Code 143
- Support: refers to a support obligation owing on behalf of a child, spouse, or family, or an amount owing pursuant to Section 17402. See California Family Code 150