Jane J. v. Superior Court of Orange County (2015)

June 5, 2015

Appellate courts are less restrained in reviewing custody modifications for abuse of discretion than in most other contexts; Discussing burden of proof for modifications; When shifting primary custody to non-custodial parent who lived out of state, court abused discretion by not considering move-away factors as well as change-of-custody factors; Peremptory writ in first instance vacating modification is appropriate remedy

Appeals & Writs
Tags: Writs,
Tags: Modification,

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