CALIFORNIA FAMILY CODE
DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE AND LEGAL SEPARATION
Family Code Section 2330.3
(a) All dissolution actions, to the greatest extent possible, shall be
assigned to the same superior court department for all purposes, in order
that all decisions in a case through final judgment shall be made by the
same judicial officer. However, if the assignment will result in a significant
delay of any family law matter, the dissolution action need not be assigned
to the same superior court department for all purposes, unless the parties
(b) The Judicial Council shall adopt a standard of judicial administration
prescribing a minimum length of assignment of a judicial officer to a
family law assignment.
(c) This section shall be operative on July 1, 1997.