Case and Legislation Highlights: The Year in Review
The collaboration between Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB) and the Family Law Section continues to reap benefits for our members. The Family Law News is pleased to once again publish the CEB Year in Review. Each year, CEB publishes a detailed compilation of important case law and legislative developments on issues ranging from attorneys fees to child custody to enforcement.
Re-printed below for your review and easy reference are the summaries of 2013 legislative and a limited number of case highlights in the Family Law arena. Due to space constraints, the Family Law News is unable to publish the entire list of new cases in this issue. The next issue of the Family Law News will include the remaining CEB case summaries. In the meantime, please continue to take advantage of Judge Burke’s case summaries that come through on a regular basis to keep fresh on legal developments coming from the courts. Thanks again to CEB for supporting the education of the Family Law Section.
Legislation. During the past year, significant California legislation was enacted in 2013 that affects family law. Unless otherwise noted, the legislation is operative January 1, 2014. Some of the more important legislative developments include the following:
2013 Family Law Legislation