father’s rights

730 Evaluations - Child Custody

730 Evaluations

The Law Office of André J. Ausseresses, APC has a philosophical view that a 730 evaluation is the best means to determine custody and visitation arrangements when there are issues of mental illness or high conflict between the parties.

A 730 evaluation is pursuant to Evidence Code §730 and then, pursuant to the evidence code and requirements found in the Family Code a 730 evaluator is appointed. The 730 evaluator will evaluate the parties, interview the minor children and receive information from collateral sources. After the 730 evaluator has completed their evaluation, a report will be created and served on the parties 10 days prior to the hearing.

A 730 evaluation can be stipulated by the parties, ordered by the court after a noticed motion, or upon the court’s own motion. Once the evaluation is ordered and the fees are paid, the evaluation commences and normally requires three to five months to complete.

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