Application to Reduce or Eliminate Deposit, Article 4. We will always provide free access to the current law. (4888), (c) The citation shall be served in the manner provided by law for the service of a summons in a civil action, other than by publication. (D) Determine and allocate between the parties any fees or costs of the evaluation. (4895), 7883. (4867), 7851.5. (4855), (b) The county in which any of the acts which are set forth in Chapter 2 (commencing with Section 7820) are alleged to have occurred. If the place of residence of the father or mother is not known to the petitioner, then the citation shall be served on the grandparents and adult brothers, sisters, uncles, aunts, and first cousins of the child, if there are any and if their residences and relationships to the child are known to the petitioner. Enforcement and Modification of Support Order After Registration, CHAPTER 7. (4920), (b) When the court refers the child to a licensed adoption agency for adoptive placement by the agency: (4921), (1) The agency is responsible for the care of the child and is entitled to the exclusive custody and control of the child at all times until a petition for adoption has been granted. PRELIMINARY PROVISIONS AND DEFINITIONS PART 1. CHILD SUPPORT CHAPTER 1. (a) If the father or mother of the child or a person alleged to be or claiming to be the father or mother cannot, with reasonable diligence, be served as provided for in Section 7881, or if his or her place of residence is not known to the petitioner, the petitioner or the petitioner's agent or attorney shall make and file an affidavit, which shall state the name of the father or mother or alleged father or mother and his or her place of residence, if known to the petitioner, and the name of the father or mother or alleged father or mother whose place of residence is unknown to the petitioner. Health Insurance Coverage for Supported Child, Article 2. In addition to this requirement, the court shall have the discretion to call a licensed marriage and family therapist, or a licensed clinical social worker, either of whom shall have at least five years of relevant postlicensure experience, in circumstances where the court determines that this testimony is in the best interest of the child and is warranted by the circumstances of the particular family or parenting issues involved. (b) Nothing in this section limits the duty of support under Sections 3900 and 3901. (4837), (d) Trial placement of the child in the physical custody of the parent or visitation of the child with the parent during the one-year period, when the trial placement or visitation does not result in permanent placement of the child with the parent, does not interrupt the running of the one-year period. (4872), 7862. In the event that a guardian has been appointed for the child, the court may still declare the child abandoned if the parent or parents have failed to communicate with or support the child within the meaning of this section. For more detailed codes research information, including annotations and citations, please visit Westlaw. PRELIMINARY PROVISIONS ..... 1-13 PART 2. https://leginfo.­legislature.­ca.­gov/faces/codes_displaySection.­xhtml?lawCode=FAM§ionNum=3910.­ (4839), 7829. (4904), (b) The court shall inform the child of the child's right to attend the hearing. (4790), (b) All proceedings affecting a child under Divisions 8 (commencing with Section 3000) to 11 (commencing with Section 6500), inclusive, and Parts 1 (commencing with Section 7500) to 3 (commencing with Section 7600), inclusive, of this division shall be stayed pending final determination of proceedings to declare the minor free from parental custody and control under this part. (4908), (2) The child is likely to be intimidated by a formal courtroom setting. A proceeding may be brought under this part for the purpose of having a minor child declared free from the custody and control of either or both parents. We do, however, recognize that in an age where people routinely research legal matters online using everything from a smartphone to their xbox, both attorneys and clients alike can benefit from this resource. § 3910 (a) The father and mother have an equal responsibility to maintain, to the extent of their ability, a child of whatever age who is incapacitated from earning a living and without sufficient means. PROVISION FOR SUPPORT AFTER DEATH OF SUPPORTING PARTY, CHAPTER 2. DUTY OF PARENT TO SUPPORT CHILD: 3900-3902: Article 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS PART 1. (4841), (b) The juvenile court has determined, pursuant to paragraph (3), (4), or (5) of subdivision (b) of Section 361.5 of the Welfare and Institutions Code, that reunification services shall not be provided to the child's parent or guardian. Citizen awareness and participation in government is fundamental to ensuring a sound democracy. (4783), (c) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, if it is believed that the welfare of the child will be promoted thereby, the court and the probation officer may furnish information, pertaining to a petition under this part, to any of the following: (4784), (1) The State Department of Social Services.