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Burkle v. Burkle, B181878

Family Code section 2024.61, which requires a court, upon the request of a party to a divorce proceeding, to seal any pleading that lists and provides the location or identifying information about the financial assets and liabilities of the parties, is unconstitutional on its face.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 01/20/2006
  • Published 01/20/2006


  • BOLAND, J.


  • California Court of Appeal


  • For Appellant:
  • Karlene W. Goller, Los Angeles;  Davis Wright Tremaine, Kelli L. Sager, Alonzo Wickers IV and Susan E. Seager, Los Angeles, for Intervenor Press Organizations Los Angeles Times Communications LLC, The Associated Press and California Newspaper Publishers Association.

  • For Appellees:
  • Christensen, Miller, Fink, Jacobs, Glaser, Weil & Shapiro, Patricia L. Glaser and Nabil L. Abu-Assal, Los Angeles;  Wasser, Cooperman & Carter, Dennis M. Wasser and Bruce E. Cooperman, Los Angeles;  De Goff and Sherman and Richard Sherman, for Defendant and Appellant., Philip Kaufler, Hugh John Gibson, Beverly Hills, and Hillel Chodos, for Plaintiff and Respondent.
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