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Legal Statutes: California

UPDATED April 11, 2017

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CHAPTER 4 Joint Custody

back to top3087. Modification or termination of joint custody order; statement of reasons

An order for joint custody may be modified or terminated upon the petition of one or both parents or on the court's own motion if it is shown that the best interest of the child requires modification or termination of the order. If either parent opposes the modification or termination order, the court shall state in its decision the reasons for modification or termination of the joint custody order.
(Stats.1992, c. 162 (A.B.2650), § 10, operative Jan. 1, 1994.)