Chapter 1 Community Property
Chapter 2 Separate Property
Chapter 3 Damages for Injuries to Married Person
Chapter 4 Presumptions Concerning Nature of Property
Chapter 5 Transmutation of Property

Terms Used In California Codes > Family Code > Division 4 > Part 2 - CHARACTERIZATION OF MARITAL PROPERTY

  • Advice and consent: Under the Constitution, presidential nominations for executive and judicial posts take effect only when confirmed by the Senate, and international treaties become effective only when the Senate approves them by a two-thirds vote.
  • assessed value: means 25 percent of full value to, and including, the 1980-81 fiscal year, and 100 percent of full value for the 1981-82 fiscal year and fiscal years thereafter. See California Government Code 25
  • Board: means the legislative body of the local agency. See California Government Code 53800
  • boxing: as used in this chapter includes "kickboxing" and "martial arts. See California Business and Professions Code 18760
  • Commissioner: means any county agricultural commissioner. See California Food and Agricultural Code 26
  • Contamination: includes any equivalent effect resulting from the disposal of waste, whether or not waters of the state are affected. See California Water Code 13050
  • Contract for sale of real property: means an agreement wherein one party agrees to convey title to real property to another party upon the satisfaction of specified conditions set forth in the contract and which requires conveyance of title within one year from the date of formation of the contract, whether designated in the agreement a "contract for sale of real property" "land sale contract" "deposit receipt" "agreement for sale" "agreement to convey" or otherwise. See California Civil Code 886.010
  • County: includes city and county. See California Food and Agricultural Code 29
  • County: includes city and county. See California Water Code 14
  • 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 State Department of Health Care Services and "director" means the Director of Health Care Services. See California Health and Safety Code 11752
  • Director: means "State Director of Health Services. See California Health and Safety Code 21
  • easement: means a burden or servitude upon land, whether or not attached to other land as an incident or appurtenance, that allows the holder of the burden or servitude to do acts upon the land. See California Civil Code 887.010
  • Fee simple: Absolute title to property with no limitations or restrictions regarding the person who may inherit it.
  • fictitious business name: means :

    California Business and Professions Code 17900

  • Foreclosure: A legal process in which property that is collateral or security for a loan may be sold to help repay the loan when the loan is in default. Source: OCC
  • general partner: means :

    California Business and Professions Code 17901

  • Grant anticipation note: means a note issued upon the security of specified accounts receivable from state or federal governments, including, without limitation, grants, loans, or a combination of both, for which funds have been appropriated and committed to a local agency. See California Government Code 53859
  • Hazardous substance: means either of the following:

    California Water Code 13050

  • Investing agency: means the Public Employees' Retirement System, as defined by Section 20004. See California Government Code 53800
  • Legislative session: That part of a chamber's daily session in which it considers legislative business (bills, resolutions, and actions related thereto).
  • License: as used in this chapter also includes a "permit". See California Business and Professions Code 18631
  • Life estate: A property interest limited in duration to the life of the individual holding the interest (life tenant).
  • Loan: includes , but is not limited to, a borrowing by a local agency represented or to be represented by bonds of a local agency. See California Government Code 53859
  • Local agency: means any county, city, or city and county. See California Government Code 53800
  • local agency: means county, city, regional park district, school district, community college district, or any other municipal or public corporation or district. See California Government Code 53820
  • local agency: means a county, city and county, city, school district of any type, community college district, county board of education, or any other municipal or public corporation or district. See California Government Code 53850
  • local agency: means county, city and county, city, school district, community college district, or any other municipal or public corporation or district. See California Government Code 53859
  • local agency: means city, county, municipality, or political subdivision. See California Government Code 53861
  • local agency: means any city, county, any district, and any community redevelopment agency required to furnish financial reports pursuant to Section 12463. See California Government Code 53890
  • manager: means a manager of a limited liability company. See California Business and Professions Code 17901.5
  • Person: means any individual, partnership, association, corporation, limited liability company, or any organized group of persons whether incorporated or not. See California Food and Agricultural Code 38
  • Person: means any person, firm, association, organization, partnership, business trust, corporation, limited liability company, or company. See California Health and Safety Code 19
  • Person: includes any city, county, district, the state, and the United States, to the extent authorized by federal law. See California Water Code 13050
  • Person: includes persons, firm, firms, corporation and corporations. See California Business and Professions Code 17700
  • person: includes individuals, limited liability companies, partnerships and other associations, and corporations. See California Business and Professions Code 17902
  • Person: includes a promoter, club, individual, corporation, partnership, limited liability company, association, or other organization. See California Business and Professions Code 18830
  • Person: includes a natural person, firm, association, organization, partnership, business trust, corporation, limited liability company, or public entity. See California Family Code 105
  • Pollution: means an alteration of the quality of the waters of the state by waste to a degree which unreasonably affects either of the following:

    California Water Code 13050

  • Power of termination: includes the power created in a transferee to terminate a fee simple estate in real property to enforce a restriction on the use of the real property in the form of a limitation or condition subsequent to which the fee simple estate is subject, whether the power is characterized in the instrument that creates or evidences it as an executory interest, executory limitation, or otherwise, and includes the interest known at common law as an executory interest preceded by a fee simple determinable. See California Civil Code 885.010
  • 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
  • Public building: includes any structure, building, facility, or work which a local agency is authorized to construct and automobile parking lots, landscaping, and other facilities, including equipment, incidental to the use of any building, and also includes the site thereof, and any easements or rights-of-way appurtenant thereto or necessary for its full use. See California Government Code 53800
  • Regional board: means any California regional water quality control board for a region as specified in Section 13200. See California Water Code 13050
  • registrant: means a person or entity who is filing or has filed a fictitious business name statement, and who is the legal owner of the business. See California Business and Professions Code 17903
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of Food and Agriculture. See California Food and Agricultural Code 35
  • Sell: includes offer for sale, expose for sale, possess for sale, exchange, barter, or trade. See California Food and Agricultural Code 44
  • special district: means any agency of the state for the local performance of governmental or proprietary functions within limited boundaries. See California Government Code 53835
  • Spouse: includes "registered domestic partner" as required by Section 297. See California Family Code 143
  • Spouse: includes "registered domestic partner" as required by Section 297. See California Health and Safety Code 12.2
  • Spouse: includes "registered domestic partner" as required by Section 297. See California Business and Professions Code 14.2
  • 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
  • State: means the State of California, unless applied to the different parts of the United States. See California Water Code 18
  • State: means the State of California, unless applied to the different parts of the United States. See California Harbors and Navigation Code 20
  • State board: means the State Water Resources Control Board. See California Water Code 13050
  • 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
  • Subdivision: means a subdivision of the section in which that term occurs unless some other section is expressly mentioned. See California Water Code 10
  • United States: means the United States of America, and in relation to any particular matter includes the officers, agents, employees, agencies, or instrumentalities authorized to act in relation thereto. See California Water Code 20
  • Waste: includes sewage and any and all other waste substances, liquid, solid, gaseous, or radioactive, associated with human habitation, or of human or animal origin, or from any producing, manufacturing, or processing operation, including waste placed within containers of whatever nature prior to, and for purposes of, disposal. See California Water Code 13050
  • Water quality control: means the regulation of any activity or factor which may affect the quality of the waters of the state and includes the prevention and correction of water pollution and nuisance. See California Water Code 13050
  • Water quality control plan: consists of a designation or establishment for the waters within a specified area of all of the following:

    California Water Code 13050

  • Waters of the state: means any surface water or groundwater, including saline waters, within the boundaries of the state. See California Water Code 13050