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In re Marriage of Carlsson, C053515

Judgment in a marriage dissolution case is reversed and remanded for retrial on grounds of fundamental unfairness and due process violation where, after displaying some impatience and agitation, the family law judge arbitrarily declared the trial over and left the courtroom while an expert witness for the husband was on the stand in the midst of being questioned by counsel.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 05/23/2008
  • Published 05/23/2008


  • BUTZ, J.


  • California Court of Appeal


  • For Appellant:
  • Ishikawa Law Office and Brendon Ishikawa, Davis, for Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Law Office of Stephanie J. Finelli and Stephanie J. Finelli, Sacramento, for Respondent.
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