Respondent and I have legally adopted a child together.
I am married to the respondent, and no action is pending in any court for dissolution, legal separation, or nullity.
1.
Choose at least one box below to explain why you are using this form:
3.
A completed Declaration Under Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (UCCJEA) (form FL-105) is attached.
2.
Child custody and visitation (parenting time). I request the following orders:4.
Form Adopted for Mandatory Use
Judicial Council of California
FL-260 [Rev. January 1, 2020]
Family Code, §§ 211, 3120, 3400, 3900,
7600 et seq.
www.courts.ca.gov
PETITION FOR CUSTODY
AND SUPPORT OF MINOR CHILDREN
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FL-260
PARTY WITHOUT ATTORNEY OR ATTORNEY
STATE BAR NUMBER:
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:
PETITION FOR CUSTODY AND
SUPPORT OF MINOR CHILDREN
FOR COURT USE ONLY
CASE NUMBER:
b.
d. Respondent and I have been determined to be the parents in juvenile court or governmental child support.
c.
Respondent and I have signed a voluntary declaration of parentage or paternity regarding the minor children, and no
action regarding the children has been filed in any other court. A copy is attached.
a.
Child's name Birthdate Age
See the attached form FL-311, Child Custody and Visitation (Parenting Time) Application Attachment.
NOTICE: This action will not terminate a marriage or domestic partnership and will not determine
a parental relationship.
I am the petitioner. The respondent and I are the parents of the following minor children:
Case number:
State: Country (if not the United States):County:
Visitation (parenting time) of children with:
d.
Physical custody of children to:
Legal custody of children to:
Petitioner Respondent Joint Other
b.
c.
a.
The proposed schedule for visitation (parenting time) is as follows:
continued on Attachment 1.
If "Other" is checked above, name of the other person is
(specify):
Each party will pay their own attorney's fees.
RESPONDENT:
PETITIONER:
CASE NUMBER:
FL-260
Date:
(TYPE OR PRINT NAME)
4.
h. I request that joint legal custody orders set out in
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PETITION FOR CUSTODY
AND SUPPORT OF MINOR CHILDREN
FL-260 [Rev. January 1, 2020]
form FL-341(E) be approved.other
Fees and cost of litigation
7.
8.
Other (specify):
6. Child support. The court may make orders for support of the children and issue an earnings assignment without further notice to
either party.
5.
Attorney fees will be paid bya.
b.
petitioner respondent.
I declare under penalty of perjury under the laws of the State of California that the foregoing is true and correct.
I have read the restraining order on the back of the Summons (Uniform Parentage—Petition for Custody and Support)
(form FL-210) that is being filed with this petition, and I understand that it applies to me when this petition is filed.
NOTICE: If you have a child from this relationship, the court is required to order child support based on the
incomes of both parents. You should supply the court with information about your income. Otherwise, the
child support order will be based on information supplied by the other parent. Any party required to pay child
support must pay interest on overdue amounts at the "legal rate," which is currently 10 percent.
A blank Response to Petition for Custody and Support of Minor Children (form FL-270) must be served on the respondent with a copy
of this Petition.
(SIGNATURE OF PETITIONER)
i. I request that visitation (parenting time) be supervised for the following persons, with the following restrictions:
Continued on Attachment 4h.
j.
Other (specify):
e.
form FL-341(C)
I request that the child abduction prevention orders requested on form FL-312 be approved.
g. I request that additional orders regarding child custody set out in
f. I request that the proposed holiday schedule set out in be approved.other
form FL-341(D) be approved.other
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