Form FL-278 "Order After Hearing on Motion to Cancel (Set Aside) Judgment of Parentage" - California

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FL-278
PARTY WITHOUT ATTORNEY OR ATTORNEY
STATE BAR NUMBER:
FOR COURT USE ONLY
NAME:
FIRM NAME:
STREET ADDRESS:
CITY:
STATE:
ZIP CODE:
TELEPHONE NO.:
FAX NO.:
E-MAIL ADDRESS:
ATTORNEY FOR (name):
SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF
STREET ADDRESS:
MAILING ADDRESS:
CITY AND ZIP CODE:
BRANCH NAME:
PETITIONER:
RESPONDENT:
OTHER PARTY:
CASE NUMBER:
ORDER AFTER HEARING ON MOTION TO CANCEL
(SET ASIDE) JUDGMENT OF PARENTAGE
1. This matter proceeded as follows:
Uncontested
By stipulation
Contested
a. Date:
Dept.:
Judicial officer:
b.
Petitioner present
Attorney present (name):
c.
Respondent present
Attorney present (name):
d.
Other party present
Attorney present (name):
e.
Children present (name):
Attorney present (name):
f.
Guardian ad litem present (name):
g.
Attorney for local child support agency present (name):
h.
Other (specify):
2. For purposes of this order, the previously established parents are (names):
a.
b.
c.
THE COURT FINDS
Filed Voluntary
3. The following facts exist regarding the previously established parents and the children listed below:
Declaration of
Name of child
Date of birth
Genetic Father
Parentage Judgment
Parentage or Paternity
a.
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
b.
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
c.
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
d.
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
e.
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
f.
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
g.
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
h.
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
i.
Additional children are listed on a page attached to this order.
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ORDER AFTER HEARING ON MOTION TO CANCEL
Form Adopted for Mandatory Use
Family Code, §§ 7576, 7577, 7646
Judicial Council of California
www.courts.ca.gov
(SET ASIDE) JUDGMENT OF PARENTAGE
FL-278 [Rev. September 1, 2021]
(Family Law—Governmental)
FL-278
PARTY WITHOUT ATTORNEY OR ATTORNEY
STATE BAR NUMBER:
FOR COURT USE ONLY
NAME:
FIRM NAME:
STREET ADDRESS:
CITY:
STATE:
ZIP CODE:
TELEPHONE NO.:
FAX NO.:
E-MAIL ADDRESS:
ATTORNEY FOR (name):
SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF
STREET ADDRESS:
MAILING ADDRESS:
CITY AND ZIP CODE:
BRANCH NAME:
PETITIONER:
RESPONDENT:
OTHER PARTY:
CASE NUMBER:
ORDER AFTER HEARING ON MOTION TO CANCEL
(SET ASIDE) JUDGMENT OF PARENTAGE
1. This matter proceeded as follows:
Uncontested
By stipulation
Contested
a. Date:
Dept.:
Judicial officer:
b.
Petitioner present
Attorney present (name):
c.
Respondent present
Attorney present (name):
d.
Other party present
Attorney present (name):
e.
Children present (name):
Attorney present (name):
f.
Guardian ad litem present (name):
g.
Attorney for local child support agency present (name):
h.
Other (specify):
2. For purposes of this order, the previously established parents are (names):
a.
b.
c.
THE COURT FINDS
Filed Voluntary
3. The following facts exist regarding the previously established parents and the children listed below:
Declaration of
Name of child
Date of birth
Genetic Father
Parentage Judgment
Parentage or Paternity
a.
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
b.
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
c.
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
d.
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
e.
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
f.
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
g.
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
h.
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
i.
Additional children are listed on a page attached to this order.
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ORDER AFTER HEARING ON MOTION TO CANCEL
Form Adopted for Mandatory Use
Family Code, §§ 7576, 7577, 7646
Judicial Council of California
www.courts.ca.gov
(SET ASIDE) JUDGMENT OF PARENTAGE
FL-278 [Rev. September 1, 2021]
(Family Law—Governmental)
FL-278
PETITIONER:
CASE NUMBER:
RESPONDENT:
OTHER PARTY:
4.
The court finds the voluntary declaration of parentage or paternity is void (invalid) for the following children (specify):
5. Other (specify):
THE COURT ORDERS
6. All orders previously made in this action will remain in full force and effect except as specifically modified below.
Voluntary Declaration of Parentage
Judgment of Parentage
or Paternity Canceled (Set Aside)
Name of child
Date of birth
Canceled (Set Aside)
a.
Yes
No
Yes
No
N/A
b.
Yes
No
Yes
No
N/A
c.
Yes
No
Yes
No
N/A
d.
Yes
No
Yes
No
N/A
e.
Yes
No
Yes
No
N/A
f.
Yes
No
Yes
No
N/A
g.
Yes
No
Yes
No
N/A
h.
Yes
No
Yes
No
N/A
i.
Additional children are listed on a page attached to this order.
All child support and arrearage orders concerning each child for whom a previous judgment of parentage has been canceled (set
aside) are vacated. The previously established parent has no right to reimbursement for any child support paid before the cancellation
(set-aside) of the judgment of parentage or voluntary declaration of parentage or paternity.
j.
A judgment of nonparentage is granted with respect to the following children (specify):
k.
The motion is denied, based upon the best interest of the child, with regard to the following children (specify):
7. For the children named in item 6k, the court denies the motion to cancel (set aside) because of (check all that apply):
a.
The age of the child (specify):
b.
The length of time since the entry of the judgment establishing parentage (specify time period):
c.
The nature, duration, and quality of the relationship between the previously established parent and the child, including
the duration and frequency of any time periods during which the child and the previously established parent resided in
the same household or enjoyed a parent-child relationship (specify):
d.
The fact that the previously established parent has requested that the parent-child relationship continue.
e.
The fact that the genetic parent of the child does not oppose preservation of the relationship between the previously
established parent and the child.
ORDER AFTER HEARING ON MOTION TO CANCEL
FL-278 [Rev. September 1, 2021]
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(SET ASIDE) JUDGMENT OF PARENTAGE
(Family Law—Governmental)
FL-278
PETITIONER:
CASE NUMBER:
RESPONDENT:
OTHER PARTY:
7. f.
The fact that there would be a detriment to the child if the genetic parent were established as the parent (explain):
g.
The fact that the previously established parent has hindered the ability to discover the identity of, or get support from,
the genetic parent (specify):
h.
Other factors concerning the best interest of the child (specify):
8.
If the voluntary declaration of parentage or paternity is canceled (set aside), or the court makes a finding that the voluntary
declaration is void (invalid), the court clerk must send a copy of this order to the California Department of Child Support
Services: DCSS-POP Unit, P.O. Box 419070-MS 241, Rancho Cordova, CA 95741-9070.
9.
The court further orders (specify):
Date:
JUDICIAL OFFICER
Number of pages attached:
SIGNATURE FOLLOWS LAST ATTACHMENT
Approved as conforming to court order:
Date:
SIGNATURE OF ATTORNEY FOR (specify):
PETITIONER
RESPONDENT
OTHER
Approved as conforming to court order:
Date:
SIGNATURE OF ATTORNEY FOR (specify):
PETITIONER
RESPONDENT
OTHER
Approved as conforming to court order:
Date:
SIGNATURE OF ATTORNEY FOR (specify):
PETITIONER
RESPONDENT
OTHER
Approved as conforming to court order:
Date:
SIGNATURE OF ATTORNEY FOR (specify):
PETITIONER
RESPONDENT
OTHER
ORDER AFTER HEARING ON MOTION TO CANCEL
FL-278 [Rev. September 1, 2021]
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(SET ASIDE) JUDGMENT OF PARENTAGE
(Family Law—Governmental)
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