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Gonzalez v. Munoz, B197860

Decision declining to issue extended custody and visitation orders beyond a temporary order is reversed where it was an abuse of the court's discretion not to issue a permanent custody order requested by plaintiff, and as mandated by the Domestic Violence Prevention Act.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 10/24/2007
  • Published 10/24/2007

Judges

  • PERLUSS, P.J.

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles and Laura C. Fry;  Western Center on Law & Poverty and Richard A. Rothschild, Los Angeles, for Petitioner and Appellant., Harriett Buhai Center for Family Law, Erin M. Dabbs, Rachel Kronick Rothbart and Betty L. Nordwind, Los Angeles, for Harriet Buhai Center for Family Law, Bay Area Legal Aid, Break the Cycle, California Partnership to End Domestic Violence, California Women's Law Center, Los Angeles County Bar Family Law Section, Los Angeles Center for Law and Justice and Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles as Amici Curiae of Petitioner and Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • No appearance for Respondent.
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