The court has jurisdiction to order reimbursement in cases it deems appropriate for debts paid after separation but before trial.
(Enacted by Stats. 1992, Ch. 162, Sec. 10. Operative January 1, 1994.)
Terms Used In California Family Code 2626
- Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
- order: include a decree, as appropriate under the circumstances. See California Family Code 100
- Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.