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Legal Statutes: California

UPDATED April 11, 2017

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Chapter 2. Grounds for Dissolution or Legal Separation

back to top2312. Permanent legal incapacity to make decisions

A marriage may be dissolved on the grounds of permanent legal incapacity to make decisions only upon proof, including competent medical or psychiatric testimony, that the spouse was at the time the petition was filed, and remains, permanently lacking the legal capacity to make decisions.



(Stats.1992, c. 162 (A.B.2650), § 10, operative Jan. 1, 1994. Amended by Stats.2014, c. 144 (A.B.1847), § 10, eff. Jan. 1, 2015.)