Form FL-327 "Order Appointing Child Custody Evaluator" - California

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Download Form FL-327 "Order Appointing Child Custody Evaluator" - California

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FL–327
FOR COURT USE ONLY
ATTORNEY OR PARTY WITHOUT ATTORNEY (Name, State Bar number, and address):
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FAX NO. (Optional):
TELEPHONE NO. (Optional):
E-MAIL ADDRESS (Optional):
ATTORNEY FOR (Name):
SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF
STREET ADDRESS:
MAILING ADDRESS:
CITY AND ZIP CODE:
BRANCH NAME:
PETITIONER/PLAINTIFF:
RESPONDENT/DEFENDANT:
OTHER PARTY:
CASE NUMBER:
ORDER APPOINTING CHILD CUSTODY EVALUATOR
THE COURT ORDERS AS FOLLOWS:
1. The court appoints:
a.
a local court-connected child custody evaluation service (specify):
b.
a private child custody evaluator (specify):
c.
family court services
d.
other (specify):
in this matter to perform (check one):
e.
a full child custody evaluation
f.
a partial child custody evaluation
under the statutory authority of:
g.
Family Code section 3111.
h.
Family Code section 3118.
i.
Evidence Code section 730.
j.
Chapter 15 (commencing with section 2032.010) of title 4, part 4 of the Code of Civil Procedure.
2. The names and dates of birth of the children are (specify):
See attachment.
Name
Date of birth
3. The purpose and scope of the evaluation is (specify):
See attachment.
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Form Adopted for Mandatory Use
Family Code, §§ 3110.5, 3111;
ORDER APPOINTING CHILD CUSTODY EVALUATOR
Judicial Council of California
Cal.Rules of Court, rule 5.220
FL-327 [Rev. January 1, 2010]
www.courtinfo.ca.gov
FL–327
FOR COURT USE ONLY
ATTORNEY OR PARTY WITHOUT ATTORNEY (Name, State Bar number, and address):
To keep other people from
seeing what you entered on
your form, please press the
Clear This Form button at the
end of the form when finished.
FAX NO. (Optional):
TELEPHONE NO. (Optional):
E-MAIL ADDRESS (Optional):
ATTORNEY FOR (Name):
SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA, COUNTY OF
STREET ADDRESS:
MAILING ADDRESS:
CITY AND ZIP CODE:
BRANCH NAME:
PETITIONER/PLAINTIFF:
RESPONDENT/DEFENDANT:
OTHER PARTY:
CASE NUMBER:
ORDER APPOINTING CHILD CUSTODY EVALUATOR
THE COURT ORDERS AS FOLLOWS:
1. The court appoints:
a.
a local court-connected child custody evaluation service (specify):
b.
a private child custody evaluator (specify):
c.
family court services
d.
other (specify):
in this matter to perform (check one):
e.
a full child custody evaluation
f.
a partial child custody evaluation
under the statutory authority of:
g.
Family Code section 3111.
h.
Family Code section 3118.
i.
Evidence Code section 730.
j.
Chapter 15 (commencing with section 2032.010) of title 4, part 4 of the Code of Civil Procedure.
2. The names and dates of birth of the children are (specify):
See attachment.
Name
Date of birth
3. The purpose and scope of the evaluation is (specify):
See attachment.
Page 1 of 2
Form Adopted for Mandatory Use
Family Code, §§ 3110.5, 3111;
ORDER APPOINTING CHILD CUSTODY EVALUATOR
Judicial Council of California
Cal.Rules of Court, rule 5.220
FL-327 [Rev. January 1, 2010]
www.courtinfo.ca.gov
FL-327
PETITIONER/PLAINTIFF:
CASE NUMBER:
RESPONDENT/DEFENDANT:
OTHER PARTY:
4. DETERMINATION OF FEES AND PAYMENT
See attached order on fees and costs.
a. The evaluator will be compensated as follows:
(Specify amount or rate and terms):
The court reserves jurisdiction to determine the amount of the fees and costs for the evaluation.
b. The court finds that the parties are able to pay the cost of the child custody evaluation. The parties are ordered to pay as follows:
(1)
Petitioner/plaintiff must pay
% of the cost.
Respondent/defendant must pay
% of the cost.
(2)
The court reserves jurisdiction to reallocate the cost of the evaluation between the parties.
(3)
Other:
c. Payment will be made as follows:
(1)
Petitioner/plaintiff must make installment payments of $
per month until the cost of the evaluation is
paid or modified by court order.
(2)
Respondent/defendant must make installment payments of $
per month until the cost of the evaluation is
paid or modified by court order.
(3)
Other:
5. NOTICE TO EVALUATOR
Within 10 court days of receipt of this order and before the evaluation, the child custody evaluator must file a Declaration of
Private Child Custody Evaluator Regarding Qualifications (form FL-326) with the court unless the person is a court-connected
employee who must annually file the Declaration of Court-Connected Child Custody Evaluator Regarding Qualifications (FL-325).
6. NOTICE REGARDING CONFIDENTIALITY OF EVALUATION REPORT
The child custody evaluation report is confidential. You must not make an unwarranted disclosure of the contents of the child
custody evaluation report. By law, a court can order a penalty for the unwarranted disclosure of the child custody evaluation report,
which can include an order that the disclosing party pay a fine and attorney fees and costs.
For more information, read Family Code section 3111 and obtain Child Custody Evaluation Information Sheet (form FL-329-INFO).
This form is available from the office of the court clerk or online at www.courtinfo.ca.gov/forms.
7. INSTRUCTIONS FOR INITIAL CONTACT
a.
The evaluator will contact each party.
b.
Each party must contact the evaluator.
c.
Additional instructions (specify):
8. OTHER
Additional orders attached.
9.
Number of pages attached:
Date:
JUDGE OF THE SUPERIOR COURT
FL-327 [Revised January 1, 2010]
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ORDER APPOINTING CHILD CUSTODY EVALUATOR
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