§ 50 Unless the provision or context otherwise requires, the definitions …
§ 58 “Child for whom support may be ordered” means a minor child and a …
§ 63 “Community estate” includes both community property and …
§ 65 “Community property” is property that is community property under …
§ 67 “County” includes city and county.
§ 70 (a) “Date of separation” means the date that a complete and …
§ 80 “Employee benefit plan” includes public and private retirement, …
§ 92 “Family support” means an agreement between the parents, or an order …
§ 95 “Income and expense declaration” means the form for an income and …
§ 100 “Judgment” and “order” include a decree, as appropriate under the …
§ 105 “Person” includes a natural person, firm, association, organization, …
§ 110 “Proceeding” includes an action.
§ 113 “Property” includes real and personal property and any interest …
§ 115 “Property declaration” means the form for a property declaration in …
§ 125 “Quasi-community property” means all real or personal property, …
§ 126 “Petitioner” includes plaintiff, where appropriate.
§ 127 “Respondent” includes defendant, where appropriate.
§ 130 “Separate property” is property that is separate property under Part …
§ 142 “Spousal support” means support of the spouse of the obligor.
§ 143 “Spouse” includes “registered domestic partner,” as required by …
§ 145 “State” means a state of the United States, the District of Columbia, …
§ 150 “Support” refers to a support obligation owing on behalf of a child, …
§ 155 “Support order” means a judgment or order of support in favor of an …

Terms Used In California Codes > Family Code > Division 1 > Part 2

  • Annuity: A periodic (usually annual) payment of a fixed sum of money for either the life of the recipient or for a fixed number of years. A series of payments under a contract from an insurance company, a trust company, or an individual. Annuity payments are made at regular intervals over a period of more than one full year.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Bureau: means the Cemetery and Funeral Bureau. See California Business and Professions Code 7601
  • City: includes city and county. See California Business and Professions Code 18
  • County: includes city and county. See California Family Code 67
  • Date of separation: means the date that a complete and final break in the marital relationship has occurred, as evidenced by both of the following:

    California Family Code 70

  • Department: means the Department of Food and Agriculture. See California Food and Agricultural Code 32
  • Department: means the Department of Consumer Affairs. See California Business and Professions Code 7601
  • Director: means the Director of Consumer Affairs. See California Business and Professions Code 7601
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Income and expense declaration: means the form for an income and expense declaration in family law matters adopted by the Judicial Council. See California Family Code 95
  • Legislative body: as used in this division , means board of supervisors in the case of a county or city and county, and city council or board of trustees in the case of a city, unless the context otherwise requires. See California Government Code 50002
  • license: means license, certificate, registration, or other means to engage in a business or profession regulated by this code or referred to in Section 1000 or 3600. See California Business and Professions Code 23.7
  • Local agency: as used in this division means county, city, or city and county, unless the context otherwise requires. See California Government Code 50001
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • order: include a decree, as appropriate under the circumstances. See California Family Code 100
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Person: includes a natural person, firm, association, organization, partnership, business trust, corporation, limited liability company, or public entity. See California Family Code 105
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Proceeding: includes an action. See California Family Code 110
  • Property: includes real and personal property and any interest therein. See California Family Code 113
  • Quasi-community property: means all real or personal property, wherever situated, acquired before or after the operative date of this code in any of the following ways:

    California Family Code 125

  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Spousal support: means support of the spouse of the obligor. See California Family Code 142
  • Spouse: includes "registered domestic partner" as required by Section 297. See California Family Code 143
  • State: means a state of the United States, the District of Columbia, or a commonwealth, territory, or insular possession subject to the jurisdiction of the United States. See California Family Code 145
  • Subdivision: means a subdivision of the section in which that term occurs unless some other section is expressly mentioned. See California Food and Agricultural Code 49
  • 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
  • Support order: means a judgment or order of support in favor of an obligee, whether temporary or final, or subject to modification, termination, or remission, regardless of the kind of action or proceeding in which it is entered. See California Family Code 155
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.