California Family Code Section 2338

CA Fam Code § 2338 (2017)  

(a) In a proceeding for dissolution of the marriage or legal separation of the parties, the court shall file its decision and any statement of decision as in other cases.

(b) If the court determines that no dissolution should be granted, a judgment to that effect only shall be entered.

(c) If the court determines that a dissolution should be granted, a judgment of dissolution of marriage shall be entered. After the entry of the judgment and before it becomes final, neither party has the right to dismiss the proceeding without the consent of the other.

(Enacted by Stats. 1992, Ch. 162, Sec. 10. Operative January 1, 1994.)

Last modified: October 25, 2018