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Legal Statutes: California

UPDATED April 11, 2017

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CHAPTER 4 Joint Custody

back to top3082. Statement of reasons for grant or denial

When a request for joint custody is granted or denied, the court, upon the request of any party, shall state in its decision the reasons for granting or denying the request. A statement that joint physical custody is, or is not, in the best interest of the child is not sufficient to satisfy the requirements of this section.
(Stats.1992, c. 162 (A.B.2650), § 10, operative Jan. 1, 1994.)